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ICASSP 2019

Prof. Jax attended the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in Brighton with some of his assistants. Johannes Fabry, Maximilian Kentgens and Matthias Schrammen presented their research results in the areas "Acoustic Aqualization for Headphones", "Dimensionality Reduction of Higher Order Ambisonics", and "Nonlinear Acoustic Echo Cancellation".

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RWTH Innovation Award

Since 2014, professors, postdocs, doctoral students, students, scientists and non-scientists at RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich have been honoured in order to embed the idea of innovation and foundation throughout the university.

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Pupils Laboratory | Kaiser-Karls-Gymnasium

As part of the Netherlands exchange of the Kaiser-Karls-Gymnasium, we invited pupils from two schools to the institute to give them some insights in our daily work.

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Strategic Seminar in Ettringen

This year's strategy seminar in Ettringen focused on concepts and ideas for the sustainability of software, frameworks and data management.

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"Cube 3" | Public Procurement

The Düsseldorf office "RKW Architektur +" wins the public procurement of the Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRW (BLB NRW) Aachen for the "Cube 3". The building complements the existing institute buildings "Cube 1" and "Cube 2" of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

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Measurement series: Time variant impulse responses of ANC headphones

The performance of ANC headphone systems depends strongly on the underlying acoustic paths. Former measurements have shown that these can vary significantly from person to person. This effect can partly be reduced by a calibration the acoustic front end.

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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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PHD Exam of Dr.-Ing. Markus Niermann

Dr.-Ing. Markus Niermann has successfully completed his oral PHD examination. In the morning, Dr. Niermann gave a 45-minute lecture on his work on the topic:  

"Digital Enhancement of Speech Perception in Noisy Environments"

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Award: "Patent of the Month December"

In November 2017 we reported on the successful patent application for active suppression of the occlusion effect (DE102016011719B3) by the inventors Stefan Liebich, Carlotta Anemüller, and Daniel Rüschen.

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Sound Engineer Conference

Our research assistants were with their company Ferncast and Mayah Communications at the "30. Tonmeistertagung" in Cologne. There they presented methods and devices for streaming complex scenarios, e.g. from a radio station to the internet.

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