Fraunhofer Audio Blog – Page 2 – Behind the sound

Awards for Fraunhofer IIS Scientists at AES 146

Fraunhofer IIS was honored not once, but twice at the recent 146th AES Convention in Dublin, Ireland: while Christian Uhle received the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the 2017 International AES Conference on Semantic Audio, the “Best Paper” award went to “Background Ducking to Produce Esthetically Pleasing Audio for TV with Clear Speech” written by Fraunhofer IIS scientists Matteo Torcoli, Jouni Paulus and Christian Simon in collaboration with Alex Freke...

A look back at CES 2019

Does it happen every so often that poor network connectivity causes your favorite streaming service to drop when you’re on the go? Do you regularly have problems listening to dialogues in TV shows because the ambience or music in the scene is too loud? Do you sometimes feel like your smart speaker could better understand your commands? Would you like to experience immersive sound in your car or...

Spatial Audio Designer with MPEG-H

The Hamburg-based company, which develops software tools for creating and authoring multichannel and immersive audio, launched the SAD Version 2 upgrade at the beginning of January. SAD V2 is a plug-in for any digital audio workstation (DAW) and offers a complete MPEG-H real-time workflow. Thanks to its intuitive user interface, audio and music producers can keep working with MPEG-H Audio without changing their established work processes. Tom Ammermann, general manager of New Audio...