Location

Shure Incorporated
Shure Incorporated, 5800 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714

Location

Shure Incorporated
Shure Incorporated, 5800 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714

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Date

Nov 07 2023
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Time

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

AES Chicago Section Event – Perfect Sound For You: How Apps Let Users Tailor Their Earphones and Hearing Aids

This is a hybrid event.

Covers sound personalization software. No two ears are quite alike, which presents a challenge to makers of earphones and hearing aids. Makers of earphones and hearing assistance devices are becoming more sophisticated in helping listeners match the sound of their devices to their individual ears and tastes. Cristina Downey will describe these new developments, how personalization affects the listener, and how it affects the design of the devices.

Speaker
Cristina Downey
Sr. Electroacoustic Engineer, Knowles Electronics

By day, Cristina Downey is an electroacoustic engineer at Knowles Electronics where she works in R&D for balanced armature devices and on the fringe of perceptual audio. She holds an MS in Acoustics from The Pennsylvania State University, an MFA in Recording Arts & Technologies from Middle Tennessee State University, and a BS in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. By night she functions as a freelance recording and mix engineer with fluency & proficiencies spanning the breadth of large format analog consoles and 24-track tape to in-the-box processing and sound synthesis.

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