Forthcoming Meetings

Open Source Entrepeneurship and the OWL

Date: 13 Oct 2015
Time: 18:30

Location: Eng 209, Engineering Building, Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road

A talk by Martin Klang on the subject of “building an online
community of musicians and coders around an embedded audio device”.

Martin will explain and demonstrate how the Hoxton OWL project is integrating the hardware experience with their online community, using Web Audio to run patches in the browser and Web MIDI to control the device, and how they are extending the hardware with visual, interactive virtual interfaces.

Time: 18:30 for 19:00 lecture start.

Getting there: The closest tube stations are Stepney Green (to the left, 5 minute walk, District and Hammersmith & City lines) and Mile End (to the left, 8 minute walk; Central, District and Hammersmith & City lines). Several bus routes stop at the campus as well.
Please note that no general parking is available on campus and the surrounding area is a controlled parking zone.


QMUL Engineering Building

The entrance of the Engineering Building

AES-Midlands Workshop on Networked Audio

Date: 4 Nov 2015
Time: 13:00

Location: Room 203, Birmingham City University
Millennium Point

Audio-over-network is becoming increasingly more popular in fields such as professional music production and live sound. Digital networks are also fast-becomming essential platforms to support live music performance. Within this field, there are many interesting technical challenges such as the management of Quality of Service, interoperability and latency. This workshop brings industry experts and academics together to share their views and experiences with audio networking.


Provisional Schedule (04-11-15)

  • 13:00-13:30 Registration
  • 13:30 – 2:15, Tony Green (CBA Springwood) – “Building network infrastructure to support Music Festival : Challenge and Issues.”
  • 2:15 – 3:00, John Grant (AES, Senior Fellow) – “The future standard for converged audio/video network, from AES67 to 5G”
  • 3:00 – 3:15, Coffee break
  • 3:15 – 4:00, Simon Short (Focusrite) – “Building network for professional audio production and live audio the RedNet/Dante approach”
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Networking, with refreshments and demos


Registration is free, everyone is welcome. Please register here.