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AudioLabs researcher receives KlarText Award

October 12, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Good to know, Success Stories
© Ingo Knopf, KlarText-Preis für Wissen­schafts­kommunikation/Klaus Tschira Stiftung gGmbH

Yesterday, Christof Weiß, who works at the International Audio Laboratories Erlangen, received the KlarText Award – the Klaus Tschira Foundation’s prize for science communication. His winning entry in the Computer Science category was entitled Das ist Haydn. Ganz sicher! and explains in an easy to understand manner the key ideas and results of his doctoral thesis about algorithms that can recognize musical styles.

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easyDCP software suite – Ten years of enabling easy access to Digital Cinema

September 18, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Products & Technologies, Success Stories

The postproduction software easyDCP has secured its place on the market for creation, playback, and quality control of digital cinema packages DCPs and Interoperable Master Packages (IMPs) for ten years now. Its rich functionality is not only available through the easyDCP standalone software, but is also integrated into a number of cutting-edge postproduction tools via the easyDCP software Application Programming Interface (API). Features like Dolby Atmos support, advanced subtitling options, GPU-accelerated real-time playback, GPU-accelerated JPEG 2000 encoding (Windows), advanced scaling features, extended export features, and for some years now authoring of Interoperable Master Packages (IMP) make it a reliable tool for generating DCPs and IMPs.

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ORPHEUS – the Movie

August 10, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Good to know, Success Stories, Video
The ORPHEUS project, pioneering the development of an end-to-end object-based media chain for audio content, was officially concluded in May 2018, when the second and final ORPHEUS workshop was held at Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) in Munich. There, the ten project partners presented their findings to an auditorium filled with more than 100 broadcast and audio professionals from all over the globe. Together, the project partners have created a full set of tools and applications for all stages of the complete object-based audio broadcast workflow.

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Fraunhofer IIS and MPEG-H Audio at NAB 2018

April 25, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Good to know, Products & Technologies, Success Stories

The NAB 2018 was a great show for Fraunhofer as we were able to announce a lot of success stories around MPEG-H. This video gives some more details:

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Fraunhofer IIS Audio System Selected for Chinese 3D Audio Standard for UHD TV

April 5, 2018 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Products & Technologies, Success Stories
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China’s AVS 3D Audio Task Group has chosen Fraunhofer IIS as the transmission audio codec solution provider for the upcoming 3D Audio standard that will be used in the country’s 4K UHD broadcast. Fraunhofer proposed its MPEG-H TV Audio System according to the requirements of China’s next-generation broadcasting audio standard in order to meet the Chinese market demand for compelling audio.

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