Fraunhofer adds new low bit rate codec to AAC family

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In addition to demonstrating “Full HD Voice” at Mobile World Congress, Fraunhofer IIS will premiere Extended HE-AAC, the latest upgrade to the MPEG AAC family.

According to Fraunhofer, Extended HE-AAC significantly improves the audio quality of music and speech, particularly at very low bit rates of 8 kbit/s and more. It is compatible […]