ORPHEUS at EBU’s seminar on “object-based audio”

The European Broadcasting Union EBU is the world’s leading alliance of public service media, representing 73 broadcasters in 56 countries. It’s mainly known for organizing the Eurovision Song Contest, but it plays also an essential role for European collaboration... Read more

Strong Interest in ORPHEUS at NAB Show in Las Vegas

This year’s NAB Show on 24 – 27 April 2017 attracted more than 102,000 registered participants from over 160 countries to the Las Vegas Convention Center. They wanted to see what the more than 1,700 exhibitors had to offer... Read more

Toddling into new dimensions – immersive object-based broadcast experiments at BR

Audio is in the DNA of a broadcaster. And German broadcasters can take a claim on history, that HiFi-stereophony got first applied in wartime Berlin 1944, Haus des Rundfunks Studio No.1, when Beethoven’s 5th piano concerto was captured on... Read more

BBC Broadcasting House

1st ORPHEUS Workshop at the BBC in London on 13 June 2017

On 13 June 2017, the ORPHEUS research project will hold its first workshop at the BBC in London. The workshop is specifically aimed at broadcasters and manufacturers of broadcast equipment who are interested in object-based and IP-based technologies. ORPHEUS... Read more

Las Vegas Convention Center

ORPHEUS at 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas

The ORPHEUS project will present selected results from 22 to 27 April 2017 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the biggest global events of the broadcasting industry. ORPHEUS consortium partner b<>com is among the 1,800... Read more

Meeting #6 at BBC: Final decisions for pilot phase 1

Our partner BBC R&D hosted the meeting that kicked-off the hot phase of our pilot phase 1 in London’s prestigious Broadcasting House. Exactly 10 weeks to go until day X, we had to make final plans and decisions for... Read more

BBC R&D highlights ORPHEUS project

The BBC R&D website has highlighted the ORPHEUS project in an article and produced a short video. Take a glimpse with BBC R&D’s ORPHEUS project lead, Chris Baume,  into studio 30D at BBC’s Broadcasting House in London, which has... Read more

Sequoia GUI

Sequoia – The main audio production tool of ORPHEUS

Sequoia is a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) provided by ORPHEUS project partner MAGIX. It has been an integral part of the production equipment at public European broadcasters, such as ARD, HRT, Radio Sverige, RTSI, ORF, and ZDF, of classical... Read more

BBC ORPHEUS Studio London

Prototype radio studio at the BBC in London

ORPHEUS is focussed on delivering innovative new experiences using object-based audio. These experiences require a rich set of data that is currently not captured in traditional broadcasting environments. As part of our work on production systems, we have built... Read more

Meeting #5 at FH IIS: kicking off pilot phase 1

After one year we’ve returned to the home the technical leader of our project, Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen. This is the place where about 30 years ago the audio codec MP3 was developed, that revolutionized media distribution. Today, FH... Read more

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