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Successful patent application for the active cancellation of the occlusion effect

20. November 2017

German Patent "Aktive Unterdrückung des Okklusionseffektes in Hörhilfen" (DE102016011719B3) accepted in under a year.

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Communications Engineering student imprinted in DAAD booklet

16. November 2017

Comment of Thibaut Meyer, Master Student in the major Communications Engineering, imprinted in the DAAD Master information booklet.

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Otto Junker Award for Sebastian Nagel

8. November 2017

With three other RWTH graduates, Sebastian Nagel received the Otto Junker Award for outstanding academic performance in his studies.

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Recording with the WDR

6. November 2017

IKS and WDR recorded the works of Mendelssohn, Lindberg, and Sibelius interpreted by the Aachen Symphony Orchestra with the 3D recording unit Eigenmike and a classical multi-microphone setup. The WDR installed a typical orchestral recording setup consisting of a main microphone system in combination with spot microphones for each instrument group and solo instrument.

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Filming at IKS

19. October 2017

In the course of our cooperation with the Aachen Symphony Orchestra and the completed installation of the IKS|Labs a series of videos with binaural sound emerged. This also includes, e.g., interactive 360 ° videos from complete symphonies, which are about to be released. In order to gain an insight into this work, Mr. Dreher from the RWTH Press Center is currently creating a short film about these activites.

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Open House for Freshman Students

6. October 2017

Nearly 20 first-year students have taken the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of our institute right from the start of their studies. After a brief introduction by Prof. Jax, the program presented a variety of demonstrations in the area of digital speech and audio processing as well as communication systems.

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Welcoming the new batch of the Master Communications Engineering

27. September 2017

The new batch of the major "Communications Engineering" was welcomed during the "welcome week" by Prof. Jax, Johannes Fabry and Stefan Liebich.

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Justus Thorau and Melanie Plank visiting our IKS|Lab

25. September 2017

Justus Thorau, the musical director of the Aachen Symphony Orchestra, and Melanie Plank, orchestra director, visited our institute to listen to the latest recordings of Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony at the IKS|Lab.

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Arnd Sartor visiting the IKS

20. September 2017

In the course of the upcoming release of our 3D recordings, we invited Arnd Sartor, oboeist and English hornist of the Aachen Symphony Orchestra.

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Challenge in Recording the Resurrection Symphony

11. September 2017

On request of the music director Justus Thorau we recorded the 1. Symphony concert of the season 2017/2018 with our 360 ° camera and the Eigenmike® in the Higher Order Ambisonics format of order 4. 

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