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The Future of TV Audio at KOBA 2019

By | May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , |

For the broadcast industry in South Korea, 2017 was an important year. South Korea became the world’s first country to launch a terrestrial UHD TV system based on the ATSC 3.0 standard. The new service not only introduced UHD resolution on the video side, but also significant innovations for audio, as MPEG-H Audio, a next […]… Read the full article

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Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Users Soon Able to Mix and Encode MPEG-H Audio

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , |

Preview of immersive and personalized MPEG-H Audio System mixing and authoring in DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio launched at NAB show Fraunhofer IIS announced at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas that they are working with Blackmagic Design to include MPEG-H editing and authoring tools in the Fairlight audio subsystem of this […]… Read the full article

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NAB 2019: MPEG-H Audio now supported by BBright UHD baseband player

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , |

The MPEG-H Audio technology, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS, has again expanded its availability in professional broadcast equipment: It is now integrated into BBright’s UHD-Play, an uncompressed Ultra HD source, which is on display at the Fraunhofer IIS booth SU4816 at NAB Show in Las Vegas. BBright UHD-Play is an easy-to-use and largely deployed solution […]… Read the full article

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NAB 2019: Fraunhofer’s xHE-AAC in the limelight

By | April 6th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , |

Fraunhofer IIS, the prime source for xHE-AAC encoders, decoders, test vectors and expertise, presents mobile applications using the latest and most efficient member of the AAC audio codec family at NAB Show in Las Vegas, held April 8–11, 2019. At the show, the xHE-AAC demos will put strong emphasis on the mandatory MPEG-D DRC Loudness and Dynamic Range metadata and how it improves the consumer experience. … Read the full article

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A world first at NAB 2019: ATSC 3.0 hybrid delivery with MPEG-H Audio

By | April 5th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , |

Fraunhofer IIS and ATEME, in collaboration with S&T and UniSoft, demonstrate a complete ATSC 3.0 broadcast chain and its advanced hybrid delivery features using MPEG-H Audio at the Fraunhofer IIS NAB Show booth (SU4816).… Read the full article

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Growing number of Android 9 Pie devices with xHE-AAC ahead of MWC

By | February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , |

In the run-up to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, an increasing number of smartphone manufacturers have announced the availability of the Android 9 Pie mobile operating system for their handsets: either as an update, or pre-installed on new models. The OS comes with new mandatory audio components, including Fraunhofer’s xHE-AAC audio codec and the MPEG-D DRC Loudness and Dynamic Range metadata standard. After initially being available as an update for Google Pixel devices as well as for the Essential Phone, at least 13 manufacturers have announced or rolled out Android 9 Pie updates with xHE-AAC, and a growing number of OEM devices have the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system pre-installed.… Read the full article

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Video: A look back at CES 2019

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Does it happen every so often that poor network connectivity causes your favorite streaming service to drop when you’re on the go? Do you regularly have problems listening to dialogues in TV shows because the ambience or music in the scene is too loud? Do you sometimes feel like your smart speaker could better understand your commands? Would you like to experience immersive sound in your car or your living room without having to install a huge setup of speakers? At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Fraunhofer IIS showcased audio technologies which present the solutions to these and other issues.… Read the full article

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A look back at CES 2019

By | February 13th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , , |

Does it happen every so often that poor network connectivity causes your favorite streaming service to drop when you’re on the go? Do you regularly have problems listening to dialogues in TV shows because the ambience or music in the scene is too loud? Do you sometimes feel like your smart speaker could better understand your commands?… Read the full article

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Fraunhofer IIS to Present Several CES Debuts

By | December 19th, 2018|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At CES 2019, which takes place in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11, 2019, Fraunhofer IIS will present its latest developments in audio and media technologies, including a series of CES debuts: the first commercially available MPEG-H-enabled 3D soundbars, Sonamic Loudness for car stereos, the xHE-AAC audio codec natively supported in Android, and upHear Voice Quality Enhancement for improved speech recognition on smart devices. CES visitors can experience these technologies and more at the Fraunhofer booth 20236, located in South Hall 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).… Read the full article

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Fraunhofer IIS introduces SDK for JPEG XS image coding

By | September 17th, 2018|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , |

Fraunhofer IIS presents its new Software Development Kit (SDK) with optimized functions to code images with the new JPEG XS codec. JPEG XS is suited for use in production environments where high resolution image data of up to 8k/60p UHD video must be transferred via Ethernet. At the IBC Show in Amsterdam, the coding specialists of Fraunhofer IIS are demonstrating the JPEG XS codec as complete live stream with real-time playback. Increasing amounts of permanent data with high resolution and high dynamic range will briefly swamp the transmission capabilities over long-distance cable lengths in studio environments, and while using existing coaxial cabling solutions.… Read the full article

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