Semantic HiFi

This project finished in 2006. Its goal had been to implement a new generation of intelligent HiFi systems with totally new features, like search and download of music files and web catalogs from the internet, interactions with other multimedia devices and the creation and output of personalized playlists that can be played out on demand from a stereo. In the project that had run over three years, innovative opportunities for editing, new structuring, distribution and 3D output of audio material were developed and applications on music mixing in real-time were created.

Responsibilities of Fraunhofer IDMT

Supply of software components for audio identification

Melody search and metadata sharing via P2P


European Union


Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/ Musique

Sony Computer Science Laboratory


Native Instruments GmbH

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev