The Audio and Media Technologies division of Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has been an authority in its field for more than 25 years, starting with the creation of mp3 and co-development of AAC formats. Today, there are more than 10 billion licensed products worldwide with Fraunhofer’s media technologies, and over one billion new products added every year. Besides the global successes mp3 and AAC, the Fraunhofer portfolio of technologies that improve consumers’ audio experiences includes Cingo® (spatial VR audio), Symphoria® (automotive 3D audio), xHE-AAC (adaptive streaming and digital radio), the 3GPP EVS VoLTE codec (crystal clear telephone calls), and the interactive and immersive MPEG-H TV Audio System.
With the test plan for the Digital Cinema Initiative and the recognized software suite easyDCP, Fraunhofer IIS significantly pushed the digitization of cinema. The most recent technological achievement for moving pictures is Realception®, a tool for light-field data processing.
Fraunhofer IIS, based in Erlangen, Germany, is one of 69 divisions of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization.
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