This one-day seminar describes and demonstrates common techniques for measuring the acoustic performance of a variety of products including speakers, headphones and earbuds, microphones, and Bluetooth-enabled audio devices. Special emphasis will be given to tools, techniques, and tips to simplify measurements and test set-ups.
The seminar will specifically cover:
- Introduction to equipment and software for acoustic measurements
- Basic acoustic testing issues and solutions
- Headphone and earbud test methodologies
- Acoustic testing of Bluetooth audio products
|08.30 – 09.00 ||Registration check-in|
|09.00 – 12.00 ||• Introduction to equipment and software for acoustic measurements|
• Basic acoustic testing issues and solutions
|12.00 – 13.00 ||Lunch Break|
|13.00 – 16.00 ||• Headphones and earbud test methodologies|
• Acoustic testing of Bluetooth audio products
|16.00 – 17.00 ||Open Forum – Q&A|
Paris, France | 15 January 2018
Equipements Scientifiques SA Office
Frankfurt, Germany | 17 January 2018
InterCity Hotel - Frankfurt Airport
NOTE: This session is intended for engineers and technicians familiar with audio testing and Audio Precision’s APx audio measurement software. Attendees are welcome, and encouraged, to bring a laptop computer with APx v4.5 installed to follow along with test demonstrations. APx500 audio measurement software is available for free download to registered users of AP.com.
Speaker - James Kelly
James Kelly is a test and measurement engineer with over 20 years’ experience designing custom automated test solutions for a variety of manufacturers in the audio industry. Before joining Audio Precision, James worked for companies including ARCAM (where he helped to develop the first ever functional 'bed of nails' testing facilities using AP analyzers), TAG McLaren Audio, and International Audio Group (IAG) where he served as Head of Engineering in both Cambridgeshire and Shenzhen, China. Prior to leaving IAG, he designed automated test facilities for the manufacturing arms of Quad, Wharfedale, Mission and AudioLab.