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Fraunhofer Prize 2016: Digital Radio for the World

May 10, 2016 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Success Stories, Video

Digital radio makes spherics and crackling interference in radio broadcast a thing of the past. New technologies from Fraunhofer IIS make it possible for digital radio to replace analogue short and medium wave broadcasting around the world. Even local FM transmissions are being converted to digital. As a result, Digital radio listeners benefit from clear reception, a wider range of programming, and additional information via data services without having to pay for a costly Internet connection.

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Experience the Feeling of “Being There” – Fraunhofer presents Audio Technologies at NAB 2016

May 10, 2016 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Video

At NAB 2016, the two main topics of Fraunhofer’s Audio & Multimedia divison were authentic Virtual Reality audio as well as immersive 3D sound for TV and streaming. In the following video Fraunhofer reps Julien Robilliard and Stefan Meltzer provide updates on the audio technologies Fraunhofer Cingo and MPEG-H Audio. Both enable the full audio immersion of their audiences, resulting in the feeling of truly “being there”.

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Finde more information on our VR audio technologies here: www.iis.fraunhofer.de/vraudio


International Audio Laboratories Erlangen (AudioLabs) – Shaping the Future of Audio & Multimedia

December 10, 2015 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Audio, Behind the scenes, Video

Just recently, we reported about the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) extending the contract for their joint collaboration, the Audio Laboratories Erlangen (AudioLabs). You would like to know more about this unique educational research institution? Take a look at their recently released image video to get a better idea of how research at the AudioLabs looks like. What makes them so special? What is their mission? And where can you hear the results of their work already today? Just click into the video.

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More information: https://www.audiolabs-erlangen.de/.


Update: New Digital Radio Technologies from Fraunhofer IIS

October 26, 2015 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies, Video

The worldwide proven Fraunhofer ContentServer technology is now available as version R6. Fraunhofer IIS enables its OEM partners to provide complete solutions for setting up rich DAB or DRM services with enhanced functionalities. A new version of the MultimediaPlayer software for DRM/DAB is also available now. This radio app supports the playback of stereo and surround sound as well as all types of program-associated data services.

Learn more about the new Fraunhofer technologies in the following interview with Alexander Zink, Senior Business Development Manager at Fraunhofer IIS.

DRM ContentServer: Professional broadcasting head-end technology for DRM

MultimediaPlayer – the radio app for DRM/DAB: playback software for digital radio programs and information services

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Radio in the digital age

October 23, 2015 Fraunhofer IIS | Category: Broadcasting, Events & Tradeshows, Products & Technologies, Video

Whether it’s a professional broadcasting solution for setting up a DRM or DAB service, audio codecs for digital radio or new data applications for program-related information, Fraunhofer IIS develops and implements a wide range of digital radio solutions. The technologies enable and enrich digital radio broadcasts across the world as part of broadcast equipment and receiver devices. At IBC 2015 Fraunhofer IIS introduces for example the ContentServer R6 technology, a revolutionary step in encoding and multiplexing for the terrestrial digital radio standards DAB and DRM.

Alexander Zink, Senior Business Development Manager at Fraunhofer IIS, gives an overview about the latest Fraunhofer digital radio technologies.

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