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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20.2.2020

CCW 2020: Fraunhofer IDMT presents solutions for personal sound settings and speech recognition on the telephone

From 2-4 March 2020, the Division Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology of the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg will be at Call Center World (CCW) in Berlin and demonstrate how telephone workstations can be made more efficient and pleasant through intelligent solutions. On IDMT’s stand (C11, Hall 2), CCW visitors can find out about personal hearing systems that dynamically adapt the sound of telephone calls to personal preferences. The institute’s experts will also show the added value of their automatic speech recognition technology for telephone workstations.
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5.2.2020

Fraunhofer IDMT designs the »ear of the car« as an important component of autonomous driving

Modern cars already feature a range of sophisticated systems such as remote-controlled parking, automatic lane-departure warning and drowsiness recognition. In the future, self-driving cars will also have auditory capabilities. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg, Germany, have now developed a prototype system capable of recognizing external noises such as sirens.
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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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Film: "The Smart Speaker Story"

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

Events and Exhibitions

CCW 2020 - Call Center World

March 02 - 04, 2020, Berlin

DAGA 2020 – 46. Jahrestagung für Akustik

March 16 – 19, 2020, Hannover 

NAB Show 2020

April 19 – 22, 2020, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Forum Acusticum 2020

April 20 – 24, 2020, Lyon, France

IBC 2020 – International Broadcasting Convention

September 11 – 15, 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Workshop Digital Broadcasting WSDB 2020

September 23 – 24, 2020, Erfurt

 

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