Press Releases Audio & Multimedia – Archives

2011

Fraunhofer IIS and Cube-Tec develop new digitalization procedure for video archives

Press Release 09.09.2011: The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen and Cube-Tec International GmbH are jointly developing a new procedure for the high-quality and automated digitalization of analogue video cassettes. In this new procedure the complete signal processing path of tape machines is realized via computer software. This enables new forms of quality control, signal processing and the generation of technical meta data, which was previously not possible with the use of video recorders.

Fraunhofer brings HE-AAC with Broadcast Metadata to Latin America

Press Release 09.09.2011: Fraunhofer enables WiMobilis Digital Technologies to deliver superior audio quality and program loudness control. Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, today announced it has licensed its High efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE-AAC) implementation to WiMobilis Digital Technologies, a Brazilian company specializing in software and hardware development for digital TV and wireless communications systems.

Fraunhofer IIS Audio Codecs to power Winamp and SHOUTcast

Press Release 30.08.2011: Fraunhofer’s MPEG audio codecs integrated into Nullsoft’s software products enable highly efficient use of bandwidth in streaming, download and transcoding applications.

Fraunhofer Showcases Dialogue Enhancement Technology for Improved Speech Intelligibility and Listening Control

Press Release 30.8.2011: Tested by BBC during Wimbledon, Fraunhofer’s new technology enables end users to adapt the volume of different audio elements within a single broadcast program. Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, is previewing its new dialogue enhancement technology at IFA and IBC 2011.

Fraunhofer Launches MultimediaPlayer to Deliver Unprecedented Digital Radio Offerings

Press Release 30.08.2011: Enabling more than just music, Fraunhofer MultimediaPlayer software uniquely delivers MPEG Surround and enhanced data services for digital radio. Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, today announced the availability of the Fraunhofer MultimediaPlayer for digital radio standards Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM30/DRM+) and DAB (DAB Classic/DAB+). The software enables device manufacturers of PC-based receiver solutions and smartphones to seamlessly integrate playback of digital radio programs, as well as the variety of data services offered by digital radio.

Triton Digital and Fraunhofer IIS Partner for High-Performance Surround Audio Streaming

Press Release 09.08.2011: MPEG Surround and HE-AAC audio codecs in Triton Digital’s streaming platform enable broadcasters to efficiently deliver an immersive surround Internet radio experience to consumers

Fraunhofer Technologies Drive New Business Opportunities for Broadcasters and Service Providers

Press Release 25.07.2011: Leading audio and multimedia expert delivers innovative solutions for current and future demands Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, is delivering the technology broadcasters and service providers need to stay competitive and drive future business opportunities. Fraunhofer’s high-quality and future-proof solutions for Internet radio, online music streaming, and digital broadcast open the door for new revenue streams and enable attractive service enhancements for the end user.

Fraunhofer IIS Expands “AudioLabs” International Research Center for Audio & Multimedia Technologies

Press Release 12.05.2011: University professors join team of top scientists to drive research and development of digital processing for audio and multimedia signals.

Experience Sonnox Franhofer pro-Codec Plug-in at NAB

Press Release 11.04.2011: Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source of audio and multimedia technologies, and innovative plug-in designer/manufacturer Sonnox Ltd bring their new professional audio workstation software plug-in to NAB. For the first time, this convenient tool enables broadcast, post-production, and audio professionals to use high-quality, bandwidth-saving MPEG audio codecs from the AAC and mp3 families directly in their favorite audio editing software.

Fraunhofer IIS showcases AAC Loudness Control with Metadata Support at NAB 2011

Press Release 11.04.2011: Fraunhofer IIS (NAB booth SU5520), the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, is showcasing metadata support for its AAC family of audio codecs to address the loudness control requirements of current and future broadcasting systems at NAB 2011.

Fraunhofer IIS Launches Verification Program for HE-AAC Decoder Implementations

Press Release 11.04.2011: Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, today announced the Fraunhofer Verification Program. The program enables licensees of Fraunhofer’s HE-AAC decoder to verify the audio quality of their implementations. Customers such as manufacturers of consumer electronics, broadcast equipment and mobile streaming equipment who successfully participate in the Verification Program may be listed with their verified implementations.

Orban Licences MPEG Surround from Fraunhofer IIS to Enable High-Performance Surround Audio Streaming

Press Release 08.04.2011: Fraunhofer’s MPEG Surround audio streaming technology in Orban encoders allows broadcasters to deliver bandwidth-efficient surround Internet Radio Services Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, today announced in partnership with Orban the availability of the MPEG Surround and HE-AAC Multi-Channel audio formats in Orban’s professional Opticodec-PC streaming encoders.

Fraunhofer Presents First True HD Communication over 4G Networks to Eliminate Distance Barriers in Communication

Press Release 15.02.2011: Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source of audio and multimedia technologies, is presenting HD communication over an LTE-A (Long Term Evolution Advanced) 4G cellular network, featuring low delay, CD quality audio and HD video at Mobile World Congress 2011. Fraunhofer’s technology allows users to experience completely natural mobile phone conversation, just as if the participants were sitting in the same room.

Revolutionary Mastering Solution for Online Distribution

Press Release 12.01.2011: Sonnox Fraunhofer Pro-codec makes Winter NAMM Debut A pioneering collaboration between mp3 creator, Germany-based Fraunhofer IIS, and innovative plug-in designer/manufacturer Sonnox Ltd., has resulted in a groundbreaking plug-in set to revolutionize the way audio is mastered for online distribution.

Texas Instruments and Fraunhofer IIS Enable High-Performance Surround Audio Streaming on Popular TI DSP Platform

Press Release 05.01.2011: Fraunhofer’s high-quality MPEG Surround audio streaming technology to provide consumers with surround Internet radio experiences in the living room

2010

AUPEO! Selects Fraunhofer to Deliver High Performance Audio Quality for Personalized Radio Services

Press Release 27.10.2010: Fraunhofer’s HE-AAC v2 audio codec enables true audio experiences for AUPEO! Internet radio listeners on the go or at home. Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s authoritative source of audio and multimedia technologies, today announced it has been selected by AUPEO!, a leading provider of personalized audio streams for Internet-capable consumer devices, to license its high-quality HE-AAC v2 audio codec software.

Fraunhofer IIS Announces the Worldwide Launch of Diveemo the New Small-Scale Video Service for Digital Radio Mondiale

Press Release 09.09.2010: Fraunhofer IIS, the leading innovator of technologies for cutting-edge audio and multimedia systems, today announced the worldwide launch of Diveemo®, the new small-scale video service for Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) at IBC 2010. Initiated as a joint effort between Fraunhofer IIS, Thomson Broadcast & Multimedia and Chengdu NewStar Electronics, Diveemo delivers cost efficient large-area distribution of education and information video programs via DRM.

Fraunhofer IIS Delivers True End-to-End Internet Radio and Mobile Audio Streaming Solutions

Press Release 09.09.2010: Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s authoritative source for audio and multimedia technologies, is showcasing high-quality Internet radio solutions at IBC 2010. Based on its expertise, Fraunhofer develops and delivers all necessary components for true end-to-end Internet radio and mobile audio streaming services for Internet radio providers, broadcasters, chip vendors and device makers.

Fraunhofer Presents HD Video Conferencing to Deliver Natural Communication Experiences to the Home

Press Release 30.08.2010: Fraunhofer’s telepresence@home HD video conferencing technology, developed within the EU project “Together Anywhere Together Anytime” delivers a “sameroom” experience despite the distance between users.

Fraunhofer IIS Delivers Premium One-Stop Shop for Digital Radio Systems

Press Release 12.04.2010: Fraunhofer IIS, the leading innovator of technologies for audio and multimedia products, is delivering the industry’s true one-stop shop for terrestrial and satellitebased digital radio systems.

Texas Instruments Selects Fraunhofer IIS to Deliver Software Defined Radio Platform to Automotive Industry

Press Release 12.04.2010: New TI software defined radio for Digital Audio Broadcasting DAB to reduce design time and overall cost for automobile radio manufacturers.

Journaline Real-Time News and Information Now Available on Total Traffic Network Plus

Press Release 08.04.2010: Fraunhofer IIS and Total Traffic Network Partner to Deliver Text-Based News Information Using Journaline® over Digital Broadcasting Systems to U.S. Mobile Devices for the First Time Ever

Fraunhofer MPEG audio codecs and mobile surround sound available for Android

Press Release 08.02.2010: Fraunhofer IIS is to introduce a broad range of MPEG audio codecs such as MPEG-4 HE-AAC v2 and MPEG Surround, suitable for implementation on Android-based mobile phones at the 2010 Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, February, 15-18). These efficient implementations of state-of-the-art MPEG audio technologies complete the software portfolio of Fraunhofer IIS, a reliable supplier of ready-to-run-software with more than 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of MPEG audio codecs.

Fraunhofer demonstrates the world’s first CD quality mobile phone calls

Press Release 02.02.2010: At the Mobile World Congress show, Fraunhofer IIS demonstrates mobile phone calls in stereo CD quality over a 4G cellular network. For the first time, telephone conversations sound as clear and natural as if talking to someone in the same room.