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Artificial intelligence in the Christmas rush

Hanna Lukashevich explains in the Fraunhofer podcast "Automatic Music Analysis" what actually makes music Christmassy and what else automatic music analysis can be used for.



DCASE Workshop 2021

Our coleague Hanna Lukashevich was one of the he panelists at the "Town hall discussion" at this year's DCASE Workshop on Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events. Participants discussed the past, present, and future of DCASE research. If you missed the discussion, you can watch the recording here.



ISMIR 2021

The ISMIR conference is the world’s leading research forum on processing, searching, organising and accessing music-related data. The 22nd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference will take place from Nov 8-12, 2021 online. Fraunhofer IDMT's Semantic Music Technologies group is happy to meet you at the ISMIR 2021. 




A result of the long-term technology cooperation between Fraunhofer IDMT and Jamahook, the Swiss music technology company, is the Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugin for digital audio workstations. Developed by Jamahook, the plugin allows music producers to find the most suitable audio loops for a production, based on examples extracted from an audio mix. The development is based on Fraunhofer IDMT’s SoundsLike AI-based music classification technologies.


New Product

MaskCognizer – AI-based Face Mask Detection for Public Health and Safety

The AI-based MaskCognizer is a technology that detects and verifies in real time whether people are wearing their face masks correctly. It provides immediate and appropriate feedback for the protection of the general public and enables easier compliance with public health and safety regulations.



Fraunhofer IDMT joins the International Federation of Televisions Archives as an Associate Member

Since October 2020 Fraunhofer IDMT is an Associated Member of the world's leading professional association for the preservation and exploitation of broadcasting archives.





The Workshop Digital Broadcasting WSDB is a german workshop on digital broadcasting and multimedia services. It takes place every two years. The last workshop was held online on September 23 and 24, 2020.

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