DEG Joins CE Week6 May, 2015 By: John Latchem
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will be sponsoring a series of activities in support of the Hi-Res Audio Experience at CE Week, the consumer electronics industry’s official mid-year meeting June 22-26 in New York City.
“This initiative was conceived to bring audiophiles and entertainment enthusiasts closer to the music recording experience,” said Amy Jo Smith, president of DEG.
June 23 DEG will sponsor a panel titled “The Future of Hi-Res Audio,” which will examine the technology that's driving the next wave of Hi-Res Audio innovation. The panel will be moderated DEG Senior Director, Marc Finer, and panelists will include representatives from leading CE companies.
CE Week Exhibits June 24 and 25 will include a Hi-Res Audio Zone featuring demonstrations of the latest hi-res compatible products from Astell & Kern, dCS, Kimber Kable and Sony Electronics.
As part of the CE Week Conference Program, June 24 Finer will moderate a panel on Hi-Res Music and Recording that will address the key issues affecting the recording and distribution of Hi-Res Audio content. The panel will include executives from The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, Sony Music Entertainment and other music companies.
Finally, to commemorate Legacy Recordings’ 25th Anniversary, DEG and Sony Music will host a Hi-Res Music Listening Session June 24 at Battery Studios in New York City. The event will include Hi-Res music demonstrations of both new releases and classic recordings.
Information on registering for CE Week is available at www.ceweekny.com.