By Gino Robair
10/31/2012 8:51 PM
While the big hit last weekend for San Francisco natives was the World Series, it was game-on for thousands of Audio Engineering Society members and pro-audio enthusiasts from around the globe who attended the 133rd AES convention at Moscone Center. In addition to attending an overflowing schedule of seminars and panels, many visitors were hoping to get their hands on a wide range of innovative products being shown in the trade hall. While 2012’s event had notably fewer exhibitors than in recent years, most of the companies that came had something worthwhile to show. Here are a few highlights from the floor.
The “Concept Car” of this year’s AES was the Slate Pro Audio
Raven MTX, a large touchscreen DAW controller with integrated hardware controls and metering, which the company demonstrated with a Pro Tools 10 session. In addition to the normal Pro Tools Mix and Edit views, the device has its own Raven Mixer view that can track six fingers...