Fraunhofer Audio Blog – Page 2 – 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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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 Exhibition Center in Amsterdam.

Fraunhofer IIS ContentServer R7 digital radio head-end technology for DAB+ and DRM now available

Fraunhofer IIS introduces the latest major release of its professional ContentServer head-end technology for Digital Radio DAB+ and DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale): Version R7 of this flexible and highly reliable solution is now readily available in products from Fraunhofer’s OEM partners. The new DAB/DRM ContentServer R7 enables broadcasters to put audio content and attractive data services on air...

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Fraunhofer Automotive Audio Technologies on Display

Fraunhofer IIS will exhibit latest advancements in automotive audio at the 2019 AES International Conference on Automotive Audio. The main focus will be on discrete immersive 3D audio playback with MPEG-H in an Audi Q8 equipped with a series Symphoria sound system. For the first time it will be possible to hear sound from every direction in a car, exactly as it was intended by the content creator. In addition, our experts will demonstrate two exciting technologies of the Sonamic...