Fraunhofer Audio Blog – Behind the sound

360 Reality Audio Immersive Music Services and Devices Announced with MPEG-H

If you listen to your favorite song and suddenly get the feeling you’re hearing it for the first time, diving into the music and being surrounded by the musicians, it might be that you’re listening to 360 Reality Audio. This new immersive music format, based on MPEG-H Audio technology, brings artists and their fans closer together than ever before. Music has never been so real and so immersive. At the official launch event in New York on October 15, Sony introduced the new music...

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A world’s first: Globo successfully used MPEG-H Audio for ISDB‑Tb terrestrial and 5G broadcast during Rock in Rio  

Rock in Rio, one of the largest music festivals in the world, with over a million people attending, was broadcast live over the ISDB-Tb terrestrial TV service, HLS streaming and 5G using MPEG-H Audio, as recently adopted by the SBTVD (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão Digital / Brazilian Digital Television System) Forum to increase the attractiveness of the services. It was the first live end-to-end broadcast using MPEG-H Audio in Brazil.

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Fraunhofer IIS showcases its moving picture technologies at the IBC 2019 Exhibition

Visitors to the IBC exhibition in Amsterdam (September 13–17, 2019) will be able to experience the latest updates to Fraunhofer IIS’ moving picture technologies at the Fraunhofer booth B.80 in hall 8. They will have the opportunity to see how JPEG XS video streams are captured and livestreamed over an IP link based on the Fraunhofer SDK, and to try out the latest version of the easyDCP post-production software that offers several new features.