1st Technical Workshop

November 18-20, 2019:

The first VRACE Technical workshop will take place at Hannover and Detmold on November 18th to 20th, organised by Sennheiser, Leibniz University Hannover and The University of Music Detmold.

Provisional Agenda (to be finalised in November):

  • 18:00 Arrival at Hannover
  • 19:00 Food and Drinks
  • 9:00 Presentation of ESRs (15 x 3 min, Moderation Foudhaili)
  • 10:00 Lecture: Electroacoustic transducers (Peissig)
  • 12:00 Uni-Mensa (lunch)
  • 13:00 Presentation of the Immersive Media Labs of IKT (Peissig, Preihs)
  • 14:30 Lecture: Acoustic Measurement Techniques (Peissig)
  • 16:00 Coffee Break
  • 16:30 Lecture: Spatial playback methods, room impulse response, headphones and loudspeakers (Peissig)
  • 18:00 End -> Hotel
  • 19:00 Restaurant (tbd)
  • 08:30 Arrival with S-Bahn from Hannover
  • 09:30 Gathering at the Innovation Campus & attendance check (Foudhaili)
  • 10:00 Welcome and company presentation by Sennheiser (Foudhaili/Peissig)
  • 11:00 Tour: EVO Line (automatic capsule production with hints to the lecture of the previous day) (Peissig)
  • 11:30 Tour through Manufacture – Production High End Headphones, Vintage and VR Microphones / Wireless Microphones (Peissig)
  • 13:00 Canteen (lunch)
  • 14:00 EMV Room (Olaf Langeloh, Arno Dannenberg, et al.)
  • 14:30 Anechoic Room (Peissig/Foudhaili)
  • 15:00 Demo Sennheiser AudioBeam Parametriosche Wandler and Sennheiser Soundbar (Foudhaili)
  • 16:00 Flagship Store Demo Auro 3D and Orpheus
  • 17:00 End -> onward journey to Detmold (tbd)
  • 9:00-12:00 Lecture and Exercise: Music Informatics (Telis Hadjakos)
  • 12-13:30 Lunch (Mensa)
  • 13:30-15:00 Seminar: Introduction to Scientific methods (Malte Kob)
  • 15:00-15:30: Break
  • 15:30-17:00: Lecture: Fundamentals of Musician-Room-Listener Interaction (Malte Kob)
  • 17:00-18:30: Spare time
  • 18:30-19:30: Preparation of WFS demonstration (Malte Kob, Detmold concert house)
  • from 19:30: WFS demonstration (Malte Kob, Detmold concert house)

2nd Consortium Meeting

September 10, 2019:

The second VRACE Consortium Meeting will take place during the ICA in Aachen, on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in room Luxemburg in Quellenhof at the ICA Conference, Eurogress Aachen, Monheimsallee 48.

EAA Summer School in Leuven

September 6 to 8, 2019:

VRACE ESRs will attend the three-day Summer School for Young Acousticians in Leuven.

The main objective is to get an overview of acoustics as well as to get to know each other since they will work together for the duration of the project.

Kick Off Meeting

The VRACE kick-off meeting took place at the mdw, the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

All 17 partners started their activities and prepared one important milestone, the recruiting of 15 early stage researchers for the project.