Bert Schiettecatte, MSc/CS, MA/MST Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Intellectual Property and Software Engineering

Specialty Focus:

audio, video, Digital Signal Processing (Dsp), source code review, patent, copyright, wireless, sensors, user interface, linux, operating systems, open source, electronics, hardware, embedded systems, firmware, computer graphics, computer vision, smart devices, network protocols, USB, C/C++, IoT


Master of Science in Computer Science (summa cum laude), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB); Master of Arts in Music, Science and Technology (CCRMA), Stanford University

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Additional Information

* Available for plaintiffs and defendants * Available as a consulting expert (software architecture review, source code review, etc) * Available for depositions and to testify * Over 20 years of software and hardware engineering experience, focusing on music and audio digital signal processing (DSP) technology * Designed, developed and engineered the hardware and software of multiple successful audio (DSP) and wireless technology products, sold worldwide * Experience with embedded systems running linux as well as bare-metal software / firmware * Previously founded Percussa, a succesful pro-audio and music technology company * Well-known internationally within the pro-audio industry and human-computer interaction research community * Received the Qwartz Max Mathews Award for inventing AudioCubes, a tangible user interface system. * Worked as a PhD researcher at Leuven Catholic University (KUL) and Brussels Free University (VUB), publishing papers on audio signal processing and human-computer interaction research topics. * Fellow of the Belgian-American Educational Foundation (BAEF), a honorary Fullbright fellow, and is a recipient of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Educational Foundation Grant * Speaks English, Dutch and French CV and career highlights available on my personal website