Fraunhofer Audio Blog

MONTH: January, 2017

 

LG Licenses MPEG-H Software from Fraunhofer IIS for 2017 TV Models

January 11, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Products & Technologies
© Fraunhofer IIS/Frank Boxler/Valentin Schilling

The impending launch of the UHD TV service in South Korea, based on ATSC 3.0, marks the world’s first system using a next-generation audio codec in a regular broadcast service. The implementation of the MPEG-H TV Audio System, the next-generation audio technology mainly developed by the world-renowned audio experts at Fraunhofer IIS, provides consumers with innovative capabilities such as immersive sound for a natural listening experience, and the ability to personalize the audio mix. In early 2017, LG will deliver new television models with the MPEG-H TV Audio System.

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Fraunhofer IIS Brings Immersive Sound to Consumers’ Homes through MPEG-H Enabled 3D Soundbar

January 9, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Products & Technologies
© Fraunhofer IIS/Valentin Schilling

Fraunhofer IIS, main inventor of the mp3 and AAC audio codecs, uses Texas Instruments (TI’s) 66AK2G02 DSP + ARM System on Chip (SoC) to transform the consumers’ audio experience. In early 2017, Fraunhofer IIS will introduce an MPEG-H enabled immersive soundbar and audio video receiver (AVR) reference design allowing convenient delivery of 3D sound into consumers’ homes, bringing audio quality to new levels.

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PIXTREE Integrates Fraunhofer’s MPEG-H TV Audio System in Realtime UHD Broadcast Encoder

January 6, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Products & Technologies
PixHEVC-E4600HA © PIXTREE

PIXTREE, Inc., a South Korean digital multimedia solution provider, makes an industry-leading move as an early supporter of the MPEG-H TV Audio System, a next generation audio technology mainly developed by the world-renowned audio experts at Fraunhofer IIS. The PixHEVC-E4600HA Realtime UHD Encoder will be among the first professional broadcast encoders in South Korea to support the MPEG-H system in the marketplace.

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Fraunhofer Announces MPEG-H Trademark to Identify Interoperable Products

January 4, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Products & Technologies
MPEG-H_Trademark © Fraunhofer IIS

In preparation for the start of the world’s first TV broadcast services with next-generation audio features – South Korea’s new MPEG-H-based ATSC 3.0 broadcast channels scheduled to go on the air in February – Fraunhofer IIS has developed a trademark program for products incorporating its MPEG-H TV Audio System.

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