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Project – VERification Assisted by Artificial Intelligence aims to provide professional, trustworthy AI solutions against advanced disinformation techniques, developed in collaboration with media professionals and researchers, laying the foundation for future research in AI against disinformation. 




BioMonitor4CAP research project aims to develop advanced biodiversity monitoring for agriculture to show which agricultural practices and strategies work best at conserving farmland biodiversity. 


Press Release / 17.2.2023

ENFSI Best Practice Manual for Digital Audio Authenticity Analysis published

European forensic experts have published for the first time a practical guide for analyzing manipulated audio files. Luca Cuccovillo from the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Ilmenau is one of the main authors of the best practice manual. 


Project / 21.11.2022


The SPADE project aims to set up an intelligent ecosystem for the development of drones and unmanned aerial objects. Among other things, Fraunhofer IDMT is developing software components for fast video analysis in the project, which can be used on edge devices directly on the drone.  




SpeechTrust+ aims to explore a new generation of detectors that will reliably and sustainably detect AI-based speech synthesis and voice distortion for evidence verification and protection against fraud and disinformation. The project is funded within the BMBF call “Artificial Intelligence in Civil Security Research II”.



Music Analysis Technologies

How can I quickly locate a specific piece of music in my vast library of videos? Can I match a specific beat to a new production I’m working on? Which programs in my archive are the most successful? In Fraunhofer Digital Media's latest trend brochure you can read how our AI-based music analysis technologies can help broadcasters to solve these problems.





The Workshop Digital Broadcasting WSDB is a german workshop on digital broadcasting and multimedia services. It takes place every two years. The next WSDB 2022 will be held on September 15 and 16, 2022 in Erfurt.

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