CEDAR Audio has led the world in audio restoration and noise suppression for over three decades. Hugh Robjohns talks to Managing Director Gordon Reid about their ground-breaking technologies.
00:00 - Introduction
00:19 - CEDAR Audio Beginnings
01:45 - The National Sound Archive
06:15 - Cleaning Up Old Recordings
08:12 - Working In Real Time
10:36 - Developing Rackmount Units
11:52 - Making User-Friendly Products
14:27 - Building A Team Of Developers
17:06 - Introducing Machine Learning And AI
21:25 - The Move Into Post-Production
25:34 - The Invention Of Spectral Editing And Retouch
29:26 - Algorithmic Technology
36:10 - Involvement In Forensics
39:02 - Blind Source Separation And AudioTelligence
44:04 - Future Opportunities
CEDAR Audio - Biog
Gordon Reid - Biog
Gordon Reid is the Managing Director of CEDAR Audio and has helped guide the company to an Emmy, an Academy Award, two Cinema Audio Society Awards and numerous other accolades. He is widely known in the fields of audio restoration, noise suppression for post and broadcast, audio forensics and speech enhancement, and he co-founded AudioTelligence, which develops technologies for applications ranging from hearing assistance to advanced surveillance systems.
Interviewer: Hugh Robjohns - Biog
Hugh Robjohns has been Sound On Sound's Technical Editor since 1997. Prior to that he worked in a variety of (mostly) sound-related roles in BBC Television, ending up as a Sound Operations Lecturer at the BBC's technical training centre.
He continues to provide audio consultancy and bespoke broadcast audio training services all over the world, lectures at professional and public conventions, and occasionally records and masters acoustic and classical music too!
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