Fraunhofer Audio Blog – Page 2 – Behind the sound

MPEG-H Audio-enabled Sennheiser AMBEO soundbar now available

The AMBEO Soundbar from German manufacturer Sennheiser is now available to consumers. Sennheiser and Fraunhofer jointly developed the built-in virtualization technology based on Sennheiser’s AMBEO- and Fraunhofer’s upHear technologies, to create an immersive audio experience at home.

Work at Fraunhofer IIS

Our motto "Behind the sound" also includes a look behind the scenes of Fraunhofer IIS every now and then: in a short video about work and career at our institute, our colleague Max Neuendorf, heading the group Audio and Speech Coding, introduces the xHE-AAC technology, which he is working on, and also gives an insight into the benefits of being a Fraunhofer IIS employee (in German; English...

© Fraunhofer IIS / Manuela Wamser

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...