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High Resolution Audio to be a Major Focus at 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention

August 21, 2014



NEW YORK, Aug. 21 -- The Audio Engineering Society issued the following news release:

The 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention (http://www.aes.org/events/137/) (October 9-12, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles) willfeature a High Resolution Audio (HRA) program Friday, October 10, 2014. The direct result of a collaborative effort between the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (http://degonline.org/), 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. 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.

"The DEG is pleased to join with the Audio Engineering Society in promoting the benefits of Hi-Res Audio during this event," said Amy Jo Smith, President, DEG. "Working together, we can underscore HRA's numerous benefits to the professional recording community and enlist their support in helping drive this initiative."

For over 65 years, nearly every seminal audio development has been incubated and promoted within the AES community, beginning with stereo LPs in the 1950s and continuing with magnetic tape in the 60s, digital audio and the Compact Disc in the 70s, perceptual coding (e.g. MP3) over the past 25 years, all the way to today's digital streaming formats. It's no wonder that the DEG and the AES have decided to partner to bring to AES137 Convention attendees the most current and comprehensive information on the state of High Resolution Audio, which is defined as "lossless audio that is capable of reproducing the full range of sound from recordings that have been mastered from better than CD quality music sources."

For information on how you can get your FREE Exhibits-Plus badge (http://www.aes.org/events/137/registration/?vip=137PR) (pre-registration required) and detailed information on the High Resolution Audio Program at the AES137 Convention, as well as further Registration (http://www.aes.org/events/137/registration/?vip=137PR), Hotel (https://www.cmrhousing.com/AES_9S/Welcome.aspx), and Technical Program (http://www.aes.org/events/137/program/) information, visit the AES137 webpage at http://www.aes.org/events/137/.

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.

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