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Fraunhofer IIS Showcasing Radio Mitre xHE-AAC Live Stream at CES

January 9, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows
xHE-AAC © Fotolia

At CES 2018, Fraunhofer IIS booth visitors can check out the benefits of xHE-AAC (Extended HE-AAC), the most advanced audio codec for digital radio and streaming, by listening to a 16 kbit/s livestream from Buenos Aires-based Radio Mitre. The station, founded in 1925 and part of the Grupo Clarín media house, is the most popular radio station in Argentina.

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Digital Radio News from IBC

September 22, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies
© Titus SDR Inc.

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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South Korea launches UHD TV with MPEG-H Audio

June 1, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Products & Technologies, Success Stories
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The MPEG-H TV Audio System is the first next-generation audio codec worldwide to go on air 24/7 as South Korea launched its 4K UHD TV on May 31, 2017. Not only will this new, ultra-high definition television service deliver pin-sharp pictures, it also brings with it two never-heard-before novelties in sound, thanks to the MPEG-H TV Audio System.

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Linear Acoustic Launches MPEG-H-Ready 3D Audio Content Production Tool

April 28, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Products & Technologies
Linear Acoustic AMS, photo by Fraunhofer IIS

Linear Acoustic, a brand from Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group, has launched its new AMS™ Authoring and Monitoring System. The AMS is a comprehensive solution for real-time authoring, rendering, and monitoring of personalized, immersive audio programs for the ATSC 3.0 Digital Television System. It fully supports the MPEG-H TV Audio system, an official standard in ATSC 3.0.

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MPEG-H TV Audio System Now an Official Standard in ATSC 3.0

March 7, 2017 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Products & Technologies
© Fraunhofer IIS/Frank Boxler/Valentin Schilling

The MPEG-H TV Audio System has been confirmed as official audio standard for use in ATSC 3.0 Digital Television ( The audio system, predominantly developed by Fraunhofer IIS, received approval through the final membership ballot, which ended on 3 March, 2017.

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