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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



AES and DEG Announce Sponsors for Upcoming High Resolution Audio Program at 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention

— High Resolution Audio program, taking place October 10 at AES137 in Los Angeles,
to be sponsored by leading consumer audio manufacturers —


New York, NY, October 3, 2014 — A High Resolution Audio (HRA) program will take place Friday, October 10, 2014, in Room 304 AB at the 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention (October 9-12, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles). The direct result of a collaborative effort between the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, the HRA program will include a number of panels and sessions that address the current and future direction of HRA from various perspectives, including content creation, digital distribution, licensing of hi-res music files, archiving, subscription models, marketing/promotion of hi-res music, compatibility of playback devices and more.

The HRA program is sponsored by the following brands, representing leaders from consumer electronics:

  • Astell & Kern (manufacturer of portable high-fidelity audio systems capable of playing mastering-quality sound from music mastering studios) / Audeze (manufacturer of high-end audio headphones and accessories)
  • dCS (“Data Conversion Systems,” a pioneer in high-resolution audio who has developed converters capable of supporting 24/192, DSD and DXD formats; the world’s first high resolution [24/88.2] and surround Super Audio CD [SACD] recordings were created using dCS technology)
  • DTS (a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences)
  • Kimber Kable (a leading developer and manufacturer of cables for the high-performance audio sector)
  • Meridian Digital (acclaimed developer of the highest quality consumer home entertainment systems, widely recognized as a world leader in quality audio and video reproduction)
  • Mytek Digital (manufacturer of high performance digital audio converters and meters)
  • Sony Electronics (a leading consumer and professional electronics and entertainment company)

These panels and sessions will feature some of the brightest minds in the business as they discuss some of the most current and controversial issues concerning the rapid adoption of high-resolution audio across the industry. A complete list of HRA sessions, including topics, moderators and panelists, will be released in the coming days.

“We are very pleased to be working with the Digital Entertainment Group to create this unique and timely program on High Resolution Audio,” stated Bob Moses, AES Executive Director. “High Resolution Audio is a vital topic in the industry right now, and working with organizations like the DEG and The Recording Academy, we have created this comprehensive program, which will give attendees the most current and up-to-date real-world information available on these subjects.”

For information on how you can get your FREE Exhibits-Plus badge (pre-register by October 6), as well as further Registration and Technical Program information, visit the AES137 webpage at http://www.aes.org/events/137/.


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About DEG
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is an industry association that advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels on behalf of the motion picture, music, consumer electronics and technology companies.



About the Audio Engineering Society

The Audio Engineering Society was formed in 1948 and now counts over 14,000 members throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The organization serves as the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical information for the industry. Currently, its members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world. Section activities may include guest speakers, technical tours, demonstrations and social functions. Through local AES section events, members experience valuable opportunities for professional networking and personal growth. For additional information visit http://www.aes.org.

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