Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

New Director at the Fraunhofer IDMT

Prof. Joachim Bös was named the new Executive Director of the Fraunhofer IDMT on October 1, 2019, taking over from Prof. Udo Bechtloff, who had served as the institute’s acting director since February 2018.

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Trend Article: What radio listeners want

An article on hybrid recommendation systems for personalized radio and television programs appeared in the brochure »Trends and Technologies in Digital Media - Issue 9« of the Fraunhofer Digital Media Alliance.

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IBC 2019 – Using Artificial Intelligence for Systematic Media Content Analysis

On Friday, 13 September, the International Broadcasting Convention IBC starts in Amsterdam. Fraunhofer IDMT and Fraunhofer will be presenting various tools for content analysis at Fraunhofer’s booth B80 in hall 8.

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Dr. Jan Rennies-Hochmuth awarded grant from Klaus Tschira Boost Fund

Dr. Jan Rennies-Hochmuth has been awarded a grant from the “Klaus Tschira Boost Fund” for his outstanding research. He is working on the development of personalized hearing systems for improved speech communication at the Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology Division (HSA) of the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg.

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Deepfakes unmask thanks to audio forensics - new tools support journalistic work.

From April 8 to 11, 2019, Fraunhofer IDMT will present its audio forensic solutions at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. These solutions reliably detect and localize editing in audio material.

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10.10.2019

Prof. Joachim Bös named new Executive Director of the Fraunhofer IDMT

Prof. Joachim Bös was named the new Executive Director of the Fraunhofer IDMT in Ilmenau, Germany, on October 1, 2019, taking over from Prof. Udo Bechtloff, who had served as the institute’s acting director since February 2018 and will be leaving on October 31, 2019. In addition to managing the institute, Joachim Bös will also be in charge of setting up the research group “Industrial Applications of Media Technologies” at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Technische Universität Ilmenau in Ilmenau, Germany, as a newly appointed professor. He previously worked at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in Darmstadt, Germany, as Academic Director and deputy head of the research group System Reliability, Adaptive Structures, and Machine Acoustics SAM.
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10.9.2019

Fraunhofer presents various AI-based content analysis tools at International Broadcasting Convention 2019

Whether it is about operating an intelligent media archive, providing real-time subtitles for TV shows or analyzing entire radio or TV programs,– with the help of artificial intelligence, media content can be systematically analyzed. This not just facilitates daily routines of media professionals, but also allows offering personalized content to media consumers – and doing so in a privacy-preserving manner. At IBC 2019, taking place on September 13 – 17 in Amsterdam, Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS and Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT will be presenting various tools for content analysis at Fraunhofer’s booth B80 in hall 8.
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5.9.2019

Smart Speaker with Fraunhofer Technology at IFA 2019

The Telekom Smart Speaker will officially be available at IFA 2019. The audio system technology and parts of the speech recognition system come from the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology in Oldenburg.
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22.8.2019

The easy way to personalized sound through dynamic hearing profiles

The Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology Division (HSA) of the Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg is developing algorithms for hearing profiles which adjust themselves automatically and dynamically to the acoustic input signal: An easy way to personalized sound and good speech intelligibility for wearers of hearing aids, headphones and hearables. Humantechnik GmbH in Weil am Rhein is currently using this technology in under-chin headphones for home applications.
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Film: "The Smart Speaker Story"

From the laboratories at the Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg to the product’s launch at IFA 2018 in Berlin.

 

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