Time: 4:00 - 5:00pm
Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based audio production and DJing. The company’s goal is to develop innovative, fully integrated solutions for all musical styles and professions. With its foundation in 1996, Native Instruments opened up the world of real-time sound synthesis on standard computers. Since then, the company’s innovative audio technology has strongly influenced the ways in which people create and perform music.
The seminar will give an introduction to the company and suggest possible ways of cooperating with academic institutions. It will also give an insight into the different stages involved in the research and development process at Native Instruments: from the drawing board to releasing a finished product.
Michael Hlatky works as a Product Designer in the areas of interaction design, user interface design and experience design. Before joining Native Instruments, he worked as a sound designer and DSP developer for Audi AG and Bang & Olufsen a/s.
Dr. Egbert Juergens is Head of Research, responsible for music information research, sound synthesis, signal processing and other general research topics. Before joining Native Instruments in 1999 he studied physics and received a PhD on signal analysis and modelling in brain science at the University of Marburg.