Audio applications of the Raspberry Pi and other single board computers

Audio applications of the Raspberry Pi and other single board computers

Date: 25 Feb 2013
Time: 18:30

Location: SAE Institute Oxford
Littlemore Park, Armstrong Road
Oxford OX4 4FY

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18:30 for 19:00 start.

The inaugural lecture of the Oxford group, given by Andy Farnell on “Audio applications of the Raspberry Pi and other single board computers”.

Commodity development boards such the Raspberry Pi and Beagle Board promise to revolutionise educational possibilities. These differ significantly from traditional embedded development. Rather than using JTAG interfacing and specialised tools, common networking and a laptop can be used to develop audio DSP applications. From High school student to PHD researcher, or even commercial product prototyping – this opens up a range of possibilities for speedy development of audio products.

In this lecture we will investigate the basics of developing audio applications on the Raspberry Pi board and will be displaying examples of implementation such as streaming, synthesis and real-time processing.

About The Speaker
Andy Farnell graduated from UCL in computer science and electronic engineering before specialising in digital audio signal processing. He has worked as a sound effects programmer for BBC radio and television and as a programmer on server side applications for product search and data storage. Andy is an experienced teacher, having instructed undergraduate and masters students in software engineering, project management and audio engineering. He currently lives in London with his partner Kate and lectures on advanced synthetic sound modelling for games and interactive applications.

The event will be followed by drinks and networking.

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