Fraunhofer Audio Blog

MONTH: January, 2015

 

Maximum musicality with Symphoria ® from Fraunhofer IIS: The new Audi Q7 convinces with compelling 3D sound

January 22, 2015 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Automotive, Success Stories
Maximum musicality with Symphoria® from Fraunhofer IIS: The new Audi Q7 convinces with compelling 3D sound | ©Audi AG/Audi MediaServices

The New Year has just commenced and with it comes a special surprise. Passengers travelling in the new Audi Q7 have the opportunity to experience sublime driving pleasure as well as an unrivalled audio journey. Thanks to Symphoria from Fraunhofer IIS, every music genre can be played back in unprecedented 3D sound. Whether it’s rock, jazz or classical music, Symphoria makes car driving a musical experience. Audi is presenting the Q7 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and highlighting how Symphoria creates spatial soundscapes inside the new SUV.

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Leading Norwegian radio station evaluates new xHE-AAC ® codec to boost portable audio quality

January 21, 2015 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Good to know
Leading Norwegian radio station evaluates new xHE-AAC® codec to boost portable audio quality | ©iStock.com/Jason Lugo

Radio Haugaland’s new demo app makes the most of the high quality and low data-rates of xHE-AAC®, which was co-developed by Fraunhofer IIS.

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