Wednesday October 24th, 2012
3.00pm Computer Science Auditorium (CSG-01)
Dan Barry is a software developer and entrepreneur specialising in Digital Signal Processing for Audio. In 2010 he co-founded and developed Riffstation (www.riffstation.com) where he is currently the CEO. In 2011, he co-founded and developed technology for 45Sound www.45sound.com . He is also the founder, manager and lead researcher in the Audio Research Group based in the Department Electrical Engineering Systems at The Dublin Institute of Technology. Audio DSP is the primary focus of Dan’s development work. Some particular areas of interest include the following: Sound Source Separation, Automatic Music Transcription Systems, Noise Reduction and general speech and musical audio transformations. In 2004 a patent was taken out on Dan’s sound source separation technology which was licensed to Sony and has been used in Singstar (PS3) ever since.
Dan has always been heavily involved in music production and performance too. Since 1996, he has played in numerous groups in hundreds of shows, toured the USA and Europe, released several records and produced and mastered several records for others also. He owns too many guitars for one person.