March 17
Working With Design Houses in Audio Product Development

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) will invite establish design houses to discuss their role and contributions as a critical option in the development cycle. Hiring an experienced product development and design team can be critical to ensure that a product turns from a concept into a robust product, ready for production. The design consultants and industry experts in this session will address the specificities of their business, the challenges in operations during pandemic times,...

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March 23
Computational Platforms for Automotive Audio – Part 2

Following the strong attendance and level of interest around the topic of platforms for automotive audio applications, the Audio Product Education Institute (APEI) will promote a second webinar on this topic. This session will discuss the main features to consider in audio processing in automotive audio applications and also how connectivity and network protocols are being a factor in the choice of platform. The session will also explore further DSP choices and emerging requirements such as for voice interactions, AI/ML, and spatial processing.

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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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January 6
A Conversation with Key Audio Industry Suppliers

In this Audio Product Education Institute series of webinars, we will feature key factory principals with deep experience in supplying top brands. We discuss their business including the challenges in engineering, technology and operations while exploring how they manage tariffs, supply chain and the pandemic, to bring products to market in 2021.

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December 15
A Conversation with Key Audio Industry Suppliers

In this Audio Product Education Institute series of webinars, we will feature key factory principals with deep experience in supplying top brands. We discuss their business including the challenges in engineering, technology and operations while exploring how they manage tariffs, supply chain and the pandemic, to bring products to market in 2021.

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October 14, 15, 16
APEI Product Development Symposium @AES Show Fall 2020

The Audio Product Education Institute (APEI), an initiative of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), will host a three-day Product Development Symposium - October 14, 15 and 16 - as part of the online events of AES Show Fall 2020. Moving the AES Show online has unbound time and place restrictions, allowing the expansion across all of October, now dubbed Audio Engineering Month. This has further made it possible for the traditional Convention Product Development Track to expand into a full AES Symposium format prior to the Convention’s Technical Program. All Access registration for AES Show Fall 2020 is required to...

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August 26
Changes and Opportunities in Supply Chain and Sourcing

In this webinar, Mike Klasco and other highly experienced guests will address the challenges in the supply chain caused by the rising cost of goods from China, the tariff wars, the Hong Kong struggles, and the dynamics of the global pandemic. The emergence of new suppliers in Asia and what part of the audio business can brought back home will also be explored in detail.

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July 9
Successful Smart Speakers and Voice-Enabled Products​

Our two presenters will discuss a series of real-world challenges they have faced in developing sophisticated interactive smart speaker products. Topics addressed will cover the disciplines in voice integrated products, from acoustics to microphones, electronics, DSP and output transducers. Attendees will gain a keen understanding of how all these areas must work together in order for a product to succeed in attaining the goals set by the product manager. Attendees will learn how companies in the past were not equipped to make the best decisions or to integrate these disciplines to succeed with their end product.

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