Am Wolfsmantel 33, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
The Fraunhofer IIS Audio and Multimedia division, based in Erlangen, Germany, has been working in compressed audio technology for more than 20 years and remains a leading innovator of technologies for cutting-edge multimedia systems. Fraunhofer IIS is universally credited with the development of mp3 and co-development of AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) as well as technologies for the media world of tomorrow, including MPEG Surround, SX Pro and the Fraunhofer Audio Communication Engine.
MPEG Surround - high-quality surround sound for the upcoming ISDB-Tmm/Tsb system
The forthcoming ISDB-Tmm/Tsb Multimedia Broadcast System for Mobile-TV and Digital Radio services in Japan includes HE-AACv2 + MPEG Surround for audio broadcast and download . The ISO standard MPEG Surround delivers high-quality surround sound in a cost-efficient way for broadcasters and mobile operators since it only requires stereo bit-rates.