MPEG-H Audio

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The MPEG-H audio system enables immersive and interactive customisable sound with enhanced accessibility features such as dialogue enhancement and audio description. With MPEG-H, next-generation audio is already a reality, as the system has been on the air 24/7 in South Korea since the UHDTV system was launched there in May 2017 and is also used for streaming: The new immersive 360 Reality Audio music streaming services are based on MPEG-H audio. The immersive music tracks, available from providers such as Amazon Music HD, Deezer, and TIDAL, can be played on mobile devices (with headphones), soundbars, smart speakers and also in the car. Listen to a 3D audio experience that perfectly matches your preferences. With MPEG-H, you can choose from presets or make your own settings. For example, it is now possible to switch between different languages, adjust the volume of a sports commentator, enhance the dialogue and choose from different audio description options. All these features contribute to the pristine sound that listeners expect from quality services today.

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