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MPEG-H Audio-enabled Sennheiser AMBEO soundbar now available

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , |

The AMBEO Soundbar from German manufacturer Sennheiser is now available to consumers. Sennheiser and Fraunhofer jointly developed the built-in virtualization technology based on Sennheiser’s AMBEO- and Fraunhofer’s upHear technologies, to create an immersive audio experience at home. Fraunhofer IIS’ upHear Immersive Audio Virtualizer post-processing technology enables consumer devices such as soundbars and TVs to create […]… Read the full article

Enhanced MPEG-H Authoring Plug-In available for download

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , |

Version 2.0 of Fraunhofer’s popular MPEG-H Authoring Plug-in (MHAPI) has arrived and comes with new features such as a 3D panner, authoring of dynamic objects and the option to export to ADM (Audio Definition Model). One of the first broadcast professionals to use the plug-in was Werner Bleisteiner, Creative Technologist at German public broadcaster Bayerischer […]… Read the full article

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WDR and Fraunhofer IIS working on optimized TV audio

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , |

Next Generation Audio (NGA) for enhanced speech intelligibility In a joint project, German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk WDR and Fraunhofer IIS are testing how TV audio can be optimized with regards to speech intelligibility and accessibility. The audio transmission system used is the MPEG-H Audio system, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS. MPEG-H is able to […]… Read the full article

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Ultra HD channel on air with MPEG-H Audio for French Tennis Tournament 2019

By | May 27th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , |

France Télévisions has set up an Ultra HD event channel this year, as a continuation of the experiments already conducted at last year’s tournament. The Ultra HD channel is offered to French viewers on TNT and Fransat in 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR), associated with immersive and interactive audio using MPEG-H Audio. The […]… Read the full article

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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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Fraunhofer IIS Licenses MPEG-H Audio Patents to LG Electronics

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , |

Fraunhofer IIS is pleased to announce the licensing of its MPEG-H Audio patents to LG Electronics Inc., allowing LG to produce products which feature MPEG-H Audio. The MPEG-H Audio system, substantially developed by Fraunhofer IIS, is specified in TV broadcast standards such as ATSC 3.0 and DVB. Moreover, MPEG-H Audio has already been successfully tested […]… Read the full article

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Immersive and personalized audio at the Eurovision Song Contest

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , , , |

The EBU and its technology partners are mounting a parallel production of the event, mixing and transmitting it live with Next Generation Audio in the MPEG-H Audio format. The content is being made available to broadcasters for testing purposes via the Eurovision FINE network. An on-site demonstration is available to journalists and EBU Members in Tel […]… Read the full article

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Fraunhofer IIS: Dedicated to the progress of China 3D Audio

By | April 10th, 2019|Categories: Fraunhofer|Tags: , , , |

The development of standards for 4K UHD and 3D audio, as well as the integration of the corresponding technologies into the existing broadcast ecosystem, is moving fast in China. Fraunhofer IIS has been highly active in the process from the start and was confirmed as one of the contributors to the upcoming China 3D Audio […]… 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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