CEDAR to co-present Audio Forensics tutorial at the 121st AES Convention

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26 September 2006

CEDAR Audio's President, Gordon Reid, is contributing a paper to the workshop on Audio Forensics at the 121st AES Convention.

Entitled "An Overview of Adaptive and Other Filtering in Audio Forensic Investigation", this will cover many issues relating to the maximising of intelligibility, both in real-time surveillance and when recordings are returned to the audio forensic laboratory for analysis. The full programme will be:

Sunday, October 8, 9:00 am — 11:00 am

Durand Begault, Charles M. Salter Associates - San Francisco, CA, USA
Eddy B. Brixen, ebb-consult - Smorum, Denmark
Gordon Reid, CEDAR Audio Ltd. - Cambridge, UK
Richard Sanders, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center - Denver, CO, USA
Lise-Lotte Tjellesen, Consultant - Ceacon Espergaerde, Denmark

This 2-hour tutorial will give an overview of the technical procedures and challenges for those working in the field of forensic audio. It is presented by members of the recently formed Technical Committee on Audio Forensics. Topics include an overview of the field; crime scene analysis; speech recording enhancement; authentication; voice analysis; and future areas and challenges.

  • What is Forensic Audio? (EBB)
  • Enhancement and transcription of noisy recordings. (DRB)
  • An overview of adaptive and other filtering in audio forensic investigation. (GR)
  • Crime Scene Analysis from an acoustical point of view. (LLWT)
  • Audio Forensics at CU-Denver and the proposed National Center for Audio/Video Forensics (RS)

The 121st Convention runs from 5 - 9 October 2006. We hope to see you there.

For further information:

CEDAR Audio Limited, 20 Home End, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5BS, United Kingdom.
t: +44 1223 881771
f: +44 1223 881778
e: info@cedaraudio.com

CEDAR Audio USA, 43 Deerfield Road, Portland, Maine, ME04101-1805, USA.
t: +1 207 828 0024
f: +1 207 773 2422
e: cedarusa@cedaraudio.com