Trends and Technologies in Digital Media - Issue 7
Re-think media production – this implies bringing all sophisticated ideas and cutting- edge technologies to application-oriented production levels so that users cango “live” with these innovations.
With codecs and formats like HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding), OMAF (Omnidirectional Media Format), and MPEG-H Audio, we are now moving to ready-to-use technology solutions. These implementations and systems meet the requirements for 4k and 8k video and for 3D and object-oriented audio in broadcast and streaming applications. The new codec JPEG-XS completes the way to IPbased workflows in professional production.
Streaming 360° content and VR also profit from these high-performing options and enable production and distribution for new 3D consumer experiences.
3D spatial video becomes one of the essential production methods for enriching media content and combining real and virtual objects into one holistic media experience. With volumetric video production and light field, we present some of the most-promising new technologies. The Fraunhofer Digital Media Alliance has been contributing to the future of media with revolutionary developments, contributions to standards, and award-winning technologies for many years. For example, 2018 is the 10th anniversary of our renowned easyDCP software suite, which is used worldwide for DCP and IMF mastering.
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