Fraunhofer Audio Blog – Behind the sound

Fraunhofer SPEAKER project rewarded at AI innovation competition held by German government

The SPEAKER project for the development of a voice assistant platform “made in Germany” won an award at the “Artificial intelligence as a driver for economically relevant ecosystems” innovation competition run by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. This Fraunhofer project was one of 16 outstanding concepts that prevailed in a field of more than 130 submissions. The award ceremony took place on September 19, 2019, as part of the inauguration of the Digital...

Visit Fraunhofer’s “One-Stop Shop” for Digital Radio at IBC 2019

Fraunhofer IIS offers technologies and applications for the entire chain of the global digital radio standards DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) and DAB+ (Digital Audio Broadcasting), from the studio to the receiver. At IBC 2019, visitors can get to know the new DAB/DRM ContentServer R7 and are invited to experience a special hybrid radio demonstration at the Fraunhofer booth B.80 in Hall 8 at RAI...

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Live MPEG-H Audio System production chain for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest showcased at IBC show

Fraunhofer IIS and its technology partners, who conducted the MPEG-H Next-Generation Audio (NGA) trial at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with the European Broadcast Union (EBU), are teaming up again for a demonstration at the IBC show. Together with Solid State Logic (SSL), ATEME, Jünger Audio (now distributed worldwide exclusively by the Telos Alliance), Telos Alliance and Sennheiser, Fraunhofer IIS will showcase an end-to-end transmission chain for MPEG-H Audio content at Europe’s...