December Meeting Notice: Immersive Audio from Dolby

December Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 11th December at 7:30pm at

The SAE Institute Lecture Theatre, 235 Normanby Rd South Melbourne.

Nick Engel of Dolby Labs will present on the topic

Immersive Audio

From the Cinema to the Home

Nick will discuss the evolution of channel based audio to immersive audio formats and how this shifts the paradigm of audio authoring, delivery and playback. He will describe immersive representations such as object based immersive (OBI), channel based immersive (CBI) and sound field formats and cover key concepts and relevant ITU-R and SMPTE standards.
He will also provide a technical overview of Dolby Atmos (a widely deployed commercially available immersive system) as it is used in the cinema, in the home, and on portable devices.

Mon 11
th December 2017 at 7:30pm
The SAE Institute – Lecture Theatre
235 Normanby Road
South Melbourne


Directions:  Entry to SAE is via the Students’ Entry, now located in Woodgate St (at rear of building). 
Please report to the Supervisor’s Desk at this entry, and you will be directed to the Lecture Theatre (upstairs in the rear of the building).

Visitors and guests are welcome.

About Nick Engel:

Nick Engel is a graduate of the Australian National University where he studied Engineering (Interdisciplinary Systems) and IT (Software Engineering). Nick grew up playing guitar and his passion for music and technology led him to work as an Audio Signal Processing engineer at Lake Technology where he developed audio enhancement technology for consumer devices. Nick is now a Senior Director in the Consumer Entertainment Technology group at Dolby Laboratories where he leads teams in Sydney, Beijing and San Francisco developing technology that brings immersive and enhanced audio experiences to a wide range of consumer devices in the home and on the go.