Bothell, WA (June 8, 2015)—The Media Networking Alliance will exhibit at InfoComm next week as well as hold two events to promote the understanding and uptake of AES67, the interoperability standard for high-performance audio-over-IP streaming.
The two events will be held in meeting room W304F in the convention center West Hall. The first of these, from 15:00 to 16:30 on Thursday 18 June, is a panel discussion How is AES67 going to change our industry? The panel will be moderated by Rich Zwiebel, VP of Systems Strategy at QSC and chair of the MNA, and will comprise Johan Wadsten, Software Product Manager at Merging Technologies; Phil Wagner, President of Focusrite Novation Inc.; Ethan Wetzell, platform strategist at Bosch Communications Systems; and Andreas Hildebrand, Senior Product Manager for the RAVENNA technology.
Prior to this event, on Wednesday 17 June from 14:30 to 16:30, Zwiebel and Kevin Gross, the newly appointed chair of the MNA Technical Working Group, founder of AVA Networks and a recognized expert at the intersection of real-time media and networking, will present the InfoComm Partner Training session IS68 Audio Networking Interoperability with AES67.
Also on Thursday 18 June, in meeting room W304F, the MNA will host a Welcome Reception for InfoComm attendees and press from 17:00 to 18:30. This will include a short presentation from alliance chair Zwiebel and a number of brief “testimonials”, before affording the further opportunity to meet with and talk with MNA members over food and beverages
The MNA is a not-for-profit corporation with membership available to all manufacturers, organizations, companies and individuals who are interested in the objectives and purposes of the alliance. The MNA’s objectives are to promote the adoption and standardization of AES67 as an audio interoperability standard through marketing and education and to develop future AES67 specifications and other documents that augment, enhance or extend the primary AES67 specification for the purposes of enabling and promoting increased interoperability and reliability.
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