This research brings together two separate strands from Paul’s industry background:
• 10 years as an electronics/embedded software R&D engineer in the defence industry leading a team specialising in deterministic network communications.
• 20 years as an audio engineer with a technical specialist role leading him to support studio and live projects by major artists.
Since joining Edinburgh Napier University in 2001 Paul has maintained his music industry links and provides project support and consultancy. He is currently under NDA with audio companies AVID, Audinate and Focusrite. He was recently invited to join the UK5G Creative Industries Working Group.
Paul has presented in person, and virtually, at conferences in the UK, Europe and USA on the subject of networked real-time rehearsal, teaching and performance over distance.