Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT

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Our employees are our most important and highly valued asset. Therefore, we do everything to protect them from a possible infection with the coronavirus. For this reason, we have taken an extensive number of protective steps at Fraunhofer IDMT. These include, among other things, no business trips and face-to-face meetings with external participants until further notice, and we are much more restrictive than usual with regard to access to our institute. Furthermore, our employees will continue to work from home as far as possible with immediate effect.

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Not all clicks are the same

Manufacturers must be able to respond immediately to faults in machinery and equipment, so as to avoid downtime. An acoustic monitoring system by the Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg recognizes based on noises whether production parameters are within the set limit values. AI-based techniques help manufacturers draw conclusions about the machine condition and optimize production control.

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2.4.2020

Not all clicks are the same

Manufacturers must be able to respond immediately to faults in machinery and equipment, so as to avoid downtime. An acoustic monitoring system by the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg recognizes based on noises whether production parameters are within the set limit values. AI-based techniques help manufacturers draw conclusions about the machine condition and optimize production control.
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18.3.2020

Home office, no business trips and face-to-face meetings with external participants

Dear business partners, dear friends of Fraunhofer IDMT Our employees are our most important and highly valued asset. Therefore, we do everything to protect them from a possible infection with the coronavirus. For this reason, we have taken an extensive number of protective steps at Fraunhofer IDMT.
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2.3.2020

Keeping up with the conversation

Most people find it difficult to concentrate on a specific voice in a busy environment, but for those who are hard of hearing it’s especially challenging. Now, however, a new type of hearing aid, developed with the assistance of Fraunhofer researchers, is designed to render speech more intelligible against a background of noise, thereby making it easier to follow a single speaker.
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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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Making virtual products audible in space with VIPRA

We got our expert Bernhard Fiedler in front of the camera to explain the benefits.

Events and Exhibitions

Cancelled: Hannover Messe 2020

July 13 – 17, 2020, Hanover

IBC 2020 – International Broadcasting Convention

September 11 – 15, 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Workshop Digital Broadcasting WSDB 2020

September 23 – 24, 2020, Erfurt

Forum Acusticum 2020

December 7 – 11, 2020, Lyon, France

 

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98693 Ilmenau
Germany
Phone +49 3677 467-0
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