Quantitative analysis of streaming protocols for enabling Internet of Things (IoT) audio hardware

Toulson, R. and Hardin, M. 2019. Quantitative analysis of streaming protocols for enabling Internet of Things (IoT) audio hardware. Audio Engineering Society 146th Convention. Dublin 20 - 23 Mar 2019 Audio Engineering Society.

TitleQuantitative analysis of streaming protocols for enabling Internet of Things (IoT) audio hardware
AuthorsToulson, R. and Hardin, M.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

Given that traditional music production techniques often incorporate analog audio hardware, the Internet of Things (IoT) presents a unique opportunity to maintain past production workflows. For example, it is possible to enable remote digital connectivity to rare, expensive and bespoke audio systems, as well as unique spaces for use as echo chambers. In the presented research, quantitative testing is conducted to verify the performance of audio streaming platforms. Results show that using a high-speed internet connection, it is possible to stream lossless audio with low distortion, no dropouts and around 30 ms round-trip latency. Therefore, with future integration of audio streaming and IoT control protocols, a new paradigm for remote analog hardware processing in music production could be enabled.

KeywordsAudio streaming
Internet of Things
Music production
Year2019
ConferenceAudio Engineering Society 146th Convention
PublisherAudio Engineering Society
Publication dates
Published20 Mar 2019

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