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MONTH: September, 2017

 

Digital Radio News from IBC

September 22, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies
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At the 2017 IBC show in Amsterdam, two new products including Fraunhofer technologies for digital radio were introduced: the first Software Defined Radio (SDR) digital receiver for consumers, and a new DAB monitoring receiver for transmitter, content and remote-coverage monitoring.

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Fraunhofer and b<>com present VR Comedy Show “Vaudeville” in MPEG-H Spatial Audio based on the VRIF Draft Guidelines

September 15, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies
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Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, the world-renowned experts in audio and media technologies, and the Hypermedia innovators from the French Research and Technology Institute b<>com have teamed up at IBC 2017 to showcase an end-to-end spatial audio system for production, delivery, playback and rendering of Higher Order Ambisonics (HOA) MPEG-H Audio, the international standard for immersive audio. The first virtual reality experience produced with this toolchain is the episodic VR comedy show “Vaudeville” from French VR studio DVGroup.

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Fraunhofer IIS and Analog Devices showcase MPEG-H Audio and Fraunhofer upHear® Immersive Soundbar Virtualizer at CEDIA 2017

September 5, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and Analog Devices, Inc., have unveiled software technology at CEDIA 2017 designed to significantly improve the immersive sound reproduction capabilities of consumer playback devices. The new offering is a reference implementation of Fraunhofer upHear® soundbar processing with MPEG-H decoding and rendering on an Analog Devices digital signal processor (DSP). It is the first commercial implementation of this software, which is fully integrated into the Analog Devices audio framework.

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