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Our Digital Media Highlights!

 

We are at IBC 2022!

Meet us at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2022, September 9-12, 2022 in Amsterdam, Hall 8, Stand B80.

NEWS 2022 - 09 - 09

Fraunhofer IIS and Astrodesign cooperate to offer JPEG XS solutions for video equipment manufacturer

Fraunhofer IIS and Astrodesign Inc. announce their partnership at IBC 2022 to offer JPEG XS based solutions either as an FPGA IP core or as a software solution. Both parties are permitted under a cross licensing agreement to sublicense the other's party technology. They will demonstrate the JPEG XS encoding/decoding process and its interoperability by an encoder FPGA solution from Astrodesign together with a software decoder application based on Fraunhofer's SDK (Software Development Kit).

NEWS 2022 - 09 - 08

Fraunhofer IIS announces its JPEG XS SDK 5.0 solutions achieving 25% higher speed for en- and decoding

At IBC 2022 in Amsterdam, the video coding experts of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS announce and demonstrate their JPEG XS SDK 5.0 solutions achieving a 25% acceleration for en- and decoding of 4k/8k images on x86 CPUs, ARM CPUs, and NVidia GPUs. Due to a more streamlined parametrization and optimization, they are able to provide an essential performance increase. The Fraunhofer IIS SDK also allows MXF support in accordance with SMPTE ST2124.

 

The new trendbrochure 2022 is out now!

Download the PDF or check out the single articles in the web version!

TECHNICAL SPECIAL - 2022/8/18: Interview on AI-based music analysis technologies with Hanna Lukashevich

Hanna Lukashevich is head of the Semantic Music Technologies group at the Fraunhofer IDMT, which is famous for its work in the audio domain. In the interview Hanna talks about typical use cases, where music content plays an important role and how the AI-based music analysis solutions help professional media organizations and music technology companies improve their archive management and optimize their businesses.

 

 

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Our Latest Video News

We have prepared some exciting video news for you:

A clever animation of the JPEG XS workflow and a peek behind the scenes of one of our most exciting projects - Virtual LiVe!

JPEG XS Workflow

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Fraunhofer VIRTUAL LiVe – Making Of Hybrid Live Concert

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What we offer

The Fraunhofer institutes within the Business Area Digital Media cooperate to provide technological innovations for digital media workflows. We focus on future-oriented solutions and products for immersive viewing and sound experiences as well as AI-enforced (artificial intelligence) technologies. Benefit from our expertise in research and development as well as in standardization.

Here you will find current topics, insights to innovative and future-oriented technologies, an overview of new projects that the Fraunhofer Institutes drive forward and general updates on news for moving picture, broadcast, video and audio technologies and digital radio.

Exhibitions and Events

29th FKTG symposium

Meet us at the 29th FKTG symposium in Erfurt, October 24 - 26!

Find out more information about the symposium here:

SMPTE 2022

Meet us at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference in Los Angeles, October 24 - 27!

Find out more information about SMPTE 2022 here:

IBC 2022

Meet us at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2022 in Amsterdam, September 9-12!

Find out more information about IBC 2022 here:

Event overview

Click below for an overview of all of our upcoming exhibitions and events:

Fraunhofer Business Area Digital Media

 

The cooperation of Fraunhofer Institutes within the business area Digital Media provides innovative solutions and products for the digital age of motion picture.

 

We provide technological innovations for the whole digital media workflow, for immersive viewing and sound experiences. Benefit from our expertise in research and development as well as in standardization.

 

Get in touch with us!

For contact, more information and participation in our new digital formats, don't hesitate to contact us!

 

 

Video Library

Visit our Video Library for an overview of all our recent videos and to watch back all of our Weekly Specials.

The Fraunhofer business area Digital Media with its five leading Fraunhofer Institutes will keep you updated with information of our top video and audio experts in

Weekly Specials: A 5 to 10 minutes expert update on new technologies, briefing on codecs, new projects and solutions. You can browse thru all these specials in our media library to follow a topic all at once. Some of these specials will provide a direct email-link to the expert or/and also a live-chat.

HighTable Briefings: In 40 – 60 minutes webinars you will be part of a group of media experts where you can directly ask questions, discuss opportunities or ideas. It will start with an impulse presentation by our Fraunhofer experts and will move into an open discussion.   

Members of the Business Area Digital Media

Technologies and
solutions for digital
media

The Fraunhofer Business Area Digital Media consists of the following five Fraunhofer institutes:

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS

Coordination

 

Am Wolfsmantel 33, D-91058 Erlangen
Germany

Phone +49 (0) 91 31 7 76-5 105

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut HHI

 

Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin

Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS

 

 

Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31, 10589 Berlin

Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technologies IDMT

 

 

Ehrenbergstr. 31, 98693 Ilmenau

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS

 

 

Schloss Birlinghoven, 53757 Sankt Augustin

 

Angela Raguse

Contact Press / Media

Angela Raguse

Communications Digital Media

Fraunhofer Business Area Digital Media
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen, Germany

Phone +49 9131 776-5105

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Siegfried Fößel

Contact Press / Media

Prof. Dr. Siegfried Fößel

Speaker of the Business Area

Fraunhofer IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen, Germany

Phone +49 9131 776-5140

Fax +49 9131 776-5108

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