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Inter-Noise 2020

The 49th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise) took place from 23.-26. August 2020. The Congress was hosted by the Korean Society for Noise and Vibration Engineering. The topics of the Congress focus on "Advances in Noise and Vibration Control Technology".

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IKS @ AVAR 2020

This year's "AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality (AVAR)" was a very special event: Participants from all over world met virtually in Redmond, USA, to listen to the contributions of  Sebastian Nagel ("Coherence-Adaptive Binaural Cue Adaptation") and Maximilian Kentgens ("Translation of a Higher Order Ambisonics Sound Scene by Space Warping"). In spite of all restrictions due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the presentations received a good response.

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GfK-Meeting in Zoom

At the end of the summer term, the annual GfK-meeting was held, as every year. Due to the corona pandemic and the associated restrictions, interested members met virtually in a zoom room.

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PHD Exam of Dr.-Ing. Stefan Liebich

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Liebich has successfully completed his oral PHD examination. Dr. Liebich gave an overview of his work about:  

"Active Noise and Occlusion Effect Cancellation in Headphones and Hearing Aids"

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ICASSP 2020 in Barcelona

At this year's ICASSP Johannes Fabry presented his contribution "Primary path estimator based on individual secondary path for ANC headphones", while Maximilan Kentgens gave a talk on "Translation of a Higher Order Ambisonics Sound Sceme Based on Parametric Decomposition".

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IKS and Analog Devices to Showcase AOC at ISE

The Institute of Communication Systems (IKS) and Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a leading global high performance analog technology company, unveiled the world’s first implementation of RWTH’s Active Occlusion Cancelation technologies for earbuds, headphones, hearing aids and hearables.

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Pupils visits @IKS

In Januaryr, the Institute of Communication Systems organized two events for pupils.

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IKS|MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms

During the annual first semester project "MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms" many creative LEGO robots have been designed in the last two weeks at IKS.

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Doctoral Examination of Dr.-Ing. Tim Schmitz

Dr.-Ing. Tim Schmitz has successfully completed his oral doctoral examination on December 17th. Already on Friday, 13 December 2019, Dr. Schmitz reported on his work in a 45-minute presentation with the title:

"Continuous-Amplitude Error Protection of Discrete-Time Signals"

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IKS | Year-end Party

In a long tradition, the IKS team celebrated the end of the year together with the students. With hot drinks, waffles and grilled food all culinary wishes could be fulfilled.

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