Fraunhofer adds new low bit rate codec to AAC family


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 […]