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3IT – Innovation Center für Immersive Imaging Technologies
February 06, 2015

Technology & Innovation Day 2015

Be there when media technology goes Berlin! The registration for the 3IT event on February 12th, 2015 is open now.


February 02, 2015

POLYSYS project acknowledged as success story by European Commission

The achievements of the POLYSYS project to which Fraunhofer HHI’s Photonic Components department has contributed significantly, are presented as project success story in the latest issue of the Photonics Newsletter of the Digital Agenda for Europe.


January 16, 2015

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) honors Dr. Detlev Marpe

World’s largest professional association for advancement of technology honors Fraunhofer HHI scientist Dr. Detlev Marpe.


HEVC 4K Real-time Software Encoder
December 19, 2014

Fraunhofer HHI technology enables broadcasting of the first live concert in 4K on television

On 20th December 2014, Sky and Astra Germany will broadcast a live concert of the German hip-hop band "Die Fantastischen Vier" – for the first time in Ultra High Definition quality (also called UHD or 4K). The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute will support the first broadcast in Ultra HD on German television with its HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) Live Encoder.


December 03, 2014

The OmniCam-360 in action: Recording the Berlin Philharmonic’s Concert Marking the Fall of the Berlin Wall

After a series of productions, the camera has now been used to record the concert given by the Berlin Philharmonic on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.


November 18, 2014

Scientific article about HEVC video coding standard receives SMPTE Award

Benjamin Bross, Heiko Schwarz and Detlev Marpe, all Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, have been selected by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) as the recipients of the 2014 Journal Certificate of Merit.


Events


Mobile World Congress 2015

March 2-5, 2015 | Barcelona, Spain

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Photonik Akademie 2015

March 8-13, 2015 | Berlin

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CeBIT 2015

March 16-20, 2015 | Hannover

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OFC 2015

March 24-26, 2015 | Los Angeles

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