Audio & Multimedia

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits

Audio & Multimedia

Fraunhofer IIS has been working in audio coding and multimedia technology for more than 25 years and is universally credited with the development of mp3 and co-development of AAC. More than 1,000 companies have licensed the institute's product ready audio software. Fraunhofer IIS estimates that it has enabled more than seven billion commercial products using its mp3, AAC and other media technologies.


NAB Show 2014
April 7th - 10th, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA
South Hall, SU 6117
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Fraunhofer demonstrates world's first object-based interactive TV audio at NAB2014
Fraunhofer will present content from field tests with broadcasters that are encoded in MPEG-H and allow visitors to adjust the mix to their liking with the TV's remote control, offering the world's first demonstration of real-time MPEG-H object decoding for TV broadcasts.


9/3/2013: Fraunhofer Technology Selected as a Reference for Future MPEG Standard for Delivery of High-Quality 3D Audio Content


Fraunhofer Cingo: Cinematic surround sound experiences for smartphones and tablets.
Made by the mp3 inventors.

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