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Welcome to the AES Melbourne Section site. Here you will find information about the section, useful audio-related articles and links and information about past and forthcoming meetings.

The aim is to provide useful information for students and professional audio practitioners alike.

We also have an announcements group and an audio discussion group on Google Groups which can be accessed via the web or email. You can sign in with any Google Account and request membership.

Then there’s the Facebook page.
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A New Neville Thiele Paper Published on our Website

Power Limitations in High Quality Sound Reproduction
by AN Thiele

– now available at aesmelbourne.org.au –

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Meeting Notice: February 2017

February Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 27th February at 7:30pm at:
The Kilsyth South Baptist Church, 382-388 Liverpool Rd, Kilsyth.

Frank Andrewartha, of Quest Engineering will demonstrate to us an example of typical church acoustics in a recently built church hall, and outline the sound designer’s solution to some common problems. He will then present on the topic:

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Prelim Meeting Notice: February 2017

Preliminary Meeting Notice

February 27th

 

The first AES Melbourne meeting of 2017 will be on Mon 27th February.

 

It will be a visit to the Kilsyth South Baptist Church, where Frank Andrewartha of Quest Engineering will show their new auditorium sound system and speak to us on the related topic

What did they say?

– maintaining voice intelligibility in difficult acoustic environments

 

Further details coming shortly.

Meeting Report: November 2016 Creating Audio for Interactive Environments

Meeting Report

Creating Audio for Interactive Environments

On Monday October 10th, AES Melbourne members and guests assembled in the SAE Melbourne Lecture Theatre to hear Stephan Schutze talk to us on the topic “Creating Audio for Interactive Environments”
The evening was a most interesting journey through his thoughts and experiences in audio for gaming and virtual/augmented reality (VR/AR).

He recounted his recent trip to the AES Convention in LA, particularly the AR/VR section.
He mentioned that the challenge of gatherings like this is that so many people working in the field are subject to non-disclosure agreements; so many presentations are general in nature and from people without true in-depth knowledge of the technology. He also quoted a presenter exclaiming that “VR is currently like the Wild West where heroes were forged and legends made”. Stephen’s comment to this was “yes but there are also a whole bunch of snake-oil salesmen, and people wearing black hats”.
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November Meeting Notice: Stephan Schutze on Audio for Interactive

November Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 28th November at 7:30pm at:
The SAE Institute Lecture Theatre, 235 Normanby Rd, South Melbourne.

Stephan Schutze, will present on the topic

Creating Audio for Interactive Environments

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