xHE-AAC: Next-Generation Audio Advancements with Fraunhofer and MainConcept

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Jan Nordmann, Sr Director, Fraunhofer USA; MainConcept's Thomas Kramer, VP Strategy & Biz Dev and Geoff Gordon, VP Marketing

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Fraunhofer’s high-quality xHE-AAC audio encoder is now available as a FFmpeg Plugin from MainConcept. Fraunhofer IIS was the primary developer of the xHE-AAC audio codec and MainConcept is the leading provider of video and audio codecs, plugins and applications to the production, streaming and broadcast industries. In this webinar, experts from Fraunhofer and MainConcept will discuss how: --Loudness and dynamic range metadata in xHE-AAC can help you provide the best possible listening experience on any device and in any environment --xHE-AAC empowers service providers and audio professionals worldwide that rely on FFmpeg-based ingest and encoding frameworks --Audio bandwidth is saved as a result of xHE-AAC’s encoding efficiency without sacrificing quality --To maximize audio encoding efficiency from 12 kbit/s to 500 kbit/s and above for optimized stereo services We will also have a Q&A session at the end of the live event. Our featured speakers for this webinar will be Jan Nordmann, Sr Director, New Media, Fraunhofer USA Digital Media and Thomas Kramer, VP Strategy & Business Development, MainConcept, and it will be hosted by Geoff Gordon, VP Marketing, MainConcept.
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