Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

»The Sound of Balls« Acoustic Quality Assurance in Industrial Applications

February 13 -15 at elektrotechnik 2019 in Dortmund

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Fraunhofer IDMT presents its latest AI and fingerprinting technology updates for Media Asset Management

At the International Broadcasting Convention IBC on September 15 – 19, 2018 in Amsterdam, Fraunhofer IDMT will be presenting a further updated set of its A/V analysis and media management tools. Updates include more robust fingerprinting-based technology that is now capable to detect occurrences and reuse of audio segments within a mix.
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Film: The “Smart Speaker Story” at the Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg

With their audio design of Deutsche Telekom’s smart speaker, audio experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg have succeeded in creating a superb sound in a small space. A film is now available that provides an insight into the product’s development, how it works and all the things it can do. It covers the whole process from initial idea to the design phase and the partners’ collaboration to the realization of acoustic end-of-line testing in production.
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SMM 2018: Dialogue-oriented training tool for communication at sea

Intelligent robots with sensor guidance for shipbuilding, use of radar to locate shipwreck survivors, automatic speech recognition – these are just some of the developments that Fraunhofer researchers will be presenting on the joint Fraunhofer stand (No. 319, Hall B6) at SMM 2018. Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg will be showing a dialogue-oriented training tool for safe communication at sea.
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Audio technology developed by the Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg used in Deutsche Telekom’s smart speaker

The Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg has developed the audio technology for Deutsche Telekom’s smart speaker. At the heart of the work is the optimized interaction of speakers and microphones for voice control even in a noisy environment. What’s more, the experts have achieved particularly good acoustics for telephony and music playback in a small enclosure. The product will be launched on 31.08.2018 at IFA in Berlin, the trade exhibition for consumer electronics and home appliances.
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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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Events and Exhibitions

elektrotechnik 2019

Experience our interactive demonstrator for acoustic quality assurance using the example of the automatic surface detection of metal balls from February 13 – 15, 2019 in Dortmund.

CCW 2019

Visit us from February 18 – 21, 2019 in hall 2, booth C11.

DAGA 2019

Visit us at our booth from March 18 – 21, 2019! Together with Fraunhofer ISIT we present our MEMS-technologies!

Hannover Messe 2019

Experience our exhibits and visit us from April 1st – 5, 2019 at Fraunhofer-booth C22 in hall 2 in Hannover.

NAB 2019

Meet us at NAB 2019 from April 8 – 11, 2019 in Las Vegas/Nevada.

Lange Nacht der Technik 2019

On May 11, 2019 from 17:00 to 23:30 we open the doors of our institute  and give insights into our research. We look forward to you!

Sensor + Test 2019

We welcome you from June 25 – 27, 2019 at the Fraunhofer booth in hall 5, booth 248. Discover our exhibits on the subject of machine learning and intelligent acoustic measurement technology.

2019 AES International Conference on Headphone Technology

Meet us from August 27 – 29, 2019 at the AES Conference on Headphone Technology in San Francisco.

IBC 2019

From September 13 – 17, 2019 we are presenting our technologies for A / V analysis and Media Asset Management at the Fraunhofer booth B80 in hall 8.

ICSA 2019

All about audio for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed realities will be the focus of ICSA 2019, which will take place from 26 – 28 September 2019 at the Technische Universität Ilmenau with the support of Fraunhofer IDMT. We look forward to meeting you!

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