June 23
Cross Functional Design Experience Adding Value to Audio Product Development

The always insightful series of Audio Product Education Institute webinars focusing on Supply Chain & Sourcing provide a unique opportunity to understand the full product cycle, from vision to market. In this new online event, David Lindberg (DB Enterprises) and Mike Klasco (Menlo Scientific) invite two well-established design houses to discuss their role and contributions as a critical option supporting brands in all critical stages. Phnam Bagley (Nonfiction Design), and David Waterman (Deep Blue Design) will offer two interesting perspectives and valuable insights into audio development, design and engineering.

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June 16
Achieving Loudspeaker Design Goals Using Multiphysics Simulation

Dolby Laboratories and COMSOL join the Audio Product Education Institute in a discussion on the role of modeling and measurements in the loudspeaker design process. The webinar shares speaker design project experiences, detailing how simulation, measurements, and experiments help in meeting the requirements. The use of simulation in audio system design and multiphysics modeling of loudspeakers is also addressed.

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June 9
Remote Sound Tuning in Automobiles

Continuing to explore automotive audio design and applications, the Audio Product Education Institute (APEI) is proud to present a new webinar addressing remote sound tuning of the in-vehicle acoustics and sound systems. Among other methods, this approach combines computer modeling, measurement and tuning parameters to compute a simulation of impulse responses, frequency responses and acoustic combinations, with possible virtualization. In this session, Roger Shively ((JJR Acoustics, LLC) APEI's Automotive Pillar Chair will welcome presentations and a panel discussion with four automotive industry experts, discussing their experiences with demonstrations of the methods used.

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June 2
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Voice Interfaces on the Edge

Expanding on its mission to improve the knowledge and skills of professionals involved in the development of audio products, from concept to delivery, APEI is proud to present a new series of webinars focusing on the technologies enabling smart audio products, intended to support this extremely fast growing area, were development teams are in great demand. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) education pillar will explore and explain the practical approach and development of all the products that are conceived, planned, designed and implemented in various smart audio market segments.

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April 27
Acoustic Vehicle Alert Systems (AVAS) and Automotive Sound Design

This new APEI Automotive Audio webinar will offer the first open discussion in the audio community of Acoustic Vehicle Alert Systems (AVAS) and external Sound Design of automobiles. This session will cover the legislation around silent vehicles, the regulations created both in Europe and the U.S. how they differ and how they could conflict with existing vehicle noise regulations. The creative tools for design and main features to consider in audio processing in automotive audio applications, the exterior sound design of vehicles and AVAS, and by extension interior sound enhancement, will be covered.

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April 21
Working With Product Development Houses to Bring Audio Products to Market

In another Audio Product Education Institute webinar in the Supply Chain & Sourcing series, our two supply chain and sourcing experts, David Lindberg (DB Enterprises) and Mike Klasco (Menlo Scientific) again invited two established design houses to discuss their role and contributions as a critical option supporting brands to bring new products to market. Hiring an experienced product development and design team can be critical to ensure that a concept turns into a robust project, ready for production. For many companies, working with an experienced company to optimize product design, engineering and manufacturing, managing quality, cost and time-to-market challenges, is...

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April 14
Multiphysics Simulation in Audio Product Design

The Audio Product Education Institute (APEI) presents a webinar on modeling and measurement, focusing on exploring multiphysics simulation as a tool for the audio engineer. Speakers from Tectonic Audio Labs, Veryst Engineering, and COMSOL will share their experiences in three separate sessions, followed by time for questions. This webinar will provide an overview of the use of simulation in audio product design, addressing virtual prototyping, testing, measurement, multiphysics simulation, and optimization.

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March 17
Working With Design Houses to Bring Audio Products to Market

In this new Audio Product Education Institute webinar in the Supply Chain & Sourcing series, our two supply chain and sourcing experts, David Lindberg (DB Enterprises) and Mike Klasco (Menlo Scientific) invited established design houses to discuss their role and contributions as a critical option supporting brands to bring new products to market. Hiring an experienced product development and design team can be critical to ensure that a concept turns into a robust project, ready for production. For many companies, working with an experienced company to optimize product design, engineering and manufacturing, managing quality, cost and time-to-market challenges, is an...

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Computational Platforms for Automotive Audio Deterministic Audio Processing for Predictive Control
February 23
Computational Platforms for Automotive Audio

The Audio Product Education Institute presents a new webinar on Automotive Audio. This session will discuss the features that are common to all kinds of processing, and ones that are unique to audio processing. Its most distinctive characteristic is its need for processing to be deterministic for predictive control. This becomes more difficult due to some standard computer hardware techniques, such as caching and virtual memory.

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APEI Supply Chain & Sourcing #05
February 17
IP Issues Across The Production Chain

In this Audio Product Education Institute series of webinars, our two supply chain and sourcing experts, David Lindberg (DB Enterprises) and Mike Klasco (Menlo Scientific) will address the pressing issues with protecting your Intellectual Property while navigating across the production chain. In this session we will hear from three experts with different perspectives on the topic: counterfeiting, authentication, and legal protection. During the session all experts will also address the specificities of their own business and the challenges in engineering, technology and operations during pandemic times, and how to bring products to market in 2021.

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January 19
Direct Validation of Computational Acoustic Results for Automotive Cabin Simulations

The Audio Product Education Institute is proud to present a new webinar series on Automotive Audio, exploring practical approaches in designing and implementing automotive sound systems. This event will be presented by Roger Shively (JJR Acoustics) APEI's Automotive Pillar Chair, with two presentations from Mads Herring Jensen (COMSOL), and Christof Faller (Illusonic), exploring simulation, visualization, tuning, and auralization of a car cabin.

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