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  • November 2nd - A Brief Tutorial on Proximity Effect, David Josephson, Josephson Engineering, Cogswell College, Sunnyvale
  • Sept 21 - The Truth About Audio Cable, Steve Lampen, Belden Electronics, Cogswell College, Sunnyvale
  • April 8, 1999: "Unequal Error Protection for Wireless Transmission of MPEG Audio" by Dr. Curtis Ling, HKUST, at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City
  • March 11, 1999 "Wildlife Recording and the Natural Soundscape" Doug Quin, Bernie Krause, Nature Sound Society, at the Oakland Zoo.
  • January 28, 1999: "Bay Area Broadcast DTV and HDTV: Are We There Yet?" at KPIX-TV, North Studio, San Francisco

1998

  • December 15, 1998: "ATSC and 5.1 Channel Audio" by Steve Lyman, at Dolby Labs, San Francisco
  • September 9, 1998: "Considerations for State of the Art Speaker Design", by Jack Hidley and Jacob Hawley, at Cogswell College, Sunnyvale
  • June 16, 1998: "The Iasys Electro-Acoustic Analyzer", by Mark Donnigan of AudioControl at Cogswell College, Sunnyvale
  • May 27, 1998: Recent Results in Physical Modeling Synthesis for Wind Instruments with Flaring or Piecewise-Conical Bores, and, The Latest on SynthBuilder and SynthCore for Windows
  • April 21, 1998: AAC, The New Standard in High Quality Audio Coding, by Dr. Earl Levine and Scott Levine of Liquid Audio, at Liquid Audio, Redwood City
  • March 11, 1998: "Audio Support in Microsoft Operating Systems", by Aaron Higgins of Microsoft at the Philips Learning Center, Sunnyvale
  • February 18, 1998: "Wavetable Music Synthesizer Optimization for a Wintel World", by Dr. Jeffrey Barish and David Taylor of EuPhonics at Cogswell College, Sunnvyale
  • January 27, 1998: Virtual Surround 3D Audio by Ron Knapp, Medianix, at Cogswell College, Sunnvyale

1997

  • December 8, 1997: Jim Abbott, Failure Analysis Associates presents "Acoustical Design Factors and Active Sound Controllers - A Look to the Future" at Dolby Labs, Brisbane Manufacturing Facility
  • November 26,1997: CNMAT Presents "How and in What Directions Sound Radiates from Wind Instruments" by visiting Regents' Lecturer Rene Causse of IRCAM at CNMAT, UC Berkeley.
  • October 2, 1997: "Lossless Audio Coding" by Brit Conner of Digideck and Al Wegener of MusicCompress at Cogswell College, Sunnyvale.
  • SMPTE SF Meeting: August 21, 1997: "Low-cost, High-quality MPEG Transmission and MPEG editing" by Janek Kaliczak, Futuretel, Inc. at Futuretel, Sunnyvale.
  • July 22, 1997: "USB Audio", by Geert Knapen of Philips Multimedia. Philips Learning Center, Sunnyvale.
  • June 24, 1997: "Content-based Classification, Search and Retrieval of Audio", by Erling Wold of Muscle Fish at CNMAT, U.C. Berkeley
  • May 21, 1997: "Good Sound Virtual Acoustics", by Dr. Loren Rush, at Dolby Labs, San Francisco
  • April 17, 1997: "Superconductor, an Interactive Interpretation Program", by Dr. Manfred Clynes, at Cogswell College
  • March 26, 1997: "Audio in Interactive Computer Games" panel including Murray Allen, Brad Fuller, Mark Miller, Michael Land, John Paul, Tom Rettig
  • February 12, 1997: "The Egg Show, A Demonstration of the Artistic Uses of Sound on Film", by Ioan Allen, Dolby Laboratories Inc., at Dolby Labs, San Francisco

1996

  • December 18, 1996: "Internet Distribution and Promotion of Music" by Phil Wiser, Liquid Audio Inc, at SGI, Mt. View
  • July 17, 1996: "The Early Sound Field in Performance Halls" by Anthony Nash, Charles M. Salter Associates, San Francisco, at DOLBY LABS, SAN FRANCISCO
  • April 30, 1996: "Visual Framework and the Virtual Mixer" by David A. Gibson, at Virtual Studios, San Francisco
  • March 28, 1996: "Save our Tapes, Archiving and Restoration" by Jim Lindner and Jim Wheeler, (at Silicon Graphics)
  • February 6, 1996: "QuickTime, Firewire & Audio on the Macintosh" by David Van Brink, and Michael Johas-Teener, at Apple Computer
  • January 23, 1996: "The 'MPACT' Media Engine" by David Miller, Avery Wang and Phil Wiser, Chromatic Research, at Foster City Holiday Inn

1995

  • December 6, 1995: "Audio and Music Research Exploiting SGI Workstations at CNMAT" by Adrian Freed, Guillermo Garcia, Guy Garnett, and David Wessel, at SGI, Mt. View
  • Sept 18, 1995: "Windows 95 and Audio" by Tony Rodrigues of Oak Technology, at SGI, Mt. View
  • May 18, 1995: Alex Limberis at Korg R&D (Milpitas, CA) "OASYS Music Synthesis Technology"
  • May 1, 1995: Gary Tobin at San Francisco State, "Spectral Recording System"
  • April 18, 1995: Durand Begault at Dolby Labs, "3-D Sound and Communications Systems"
  • Feb 16,1995: Tomlinson Holman at Sonic Solutions

Newsletter Archive

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