At AES New York 2018, Fraunhofer IIS will present interactive TV sound powered by MPEG-H Audio: Experience how viewers can personalize a program’s audio mix and toggle various elements, such as:
Additionally, MPEG-H Audio production tools will be presented at the Fraunhofer booth, including the Fraunhofer MPEG-H Authoring Plug-in.
The MPEG-H Audio system enables immersive sound and interactivity, and is designed to work with today’s broadcast and streaming equipment. Since May 2017, MPEG-H Audio has been the first next generation audio system to be used in a regular terrestrial 4K TV service in South Korea.
xHE-AAC is natively supported in the Android Pie mobile operating system. The codec combines maximum coding efficiency, seamless bit rate switching and mandatory MPEG-D DRC Loudness and Dynamic Range Control, making it the ideal solution for audio and video streaming services as well as digital radio broadcasting. At AES New York, xHE-AAC will be showcased in video streaming applications on Android Pie phones, as well as Internet radio streaming on an Apple TV.