ERLANGEN, Germany & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sound United LLC, mum or dad firm to Denon, Polk Audio, Marantz, Definitive Expertise, HEOS, Classé, and Boston Acoustics, alongside Fraunhofer IIS, major developer of the MPEG-H Audio customary, right this moment introduced the rapid availability of the MPEG-H 3D Audio format throughout a variety of house theater merchandise. The chosen Denon and Marantz AV amplifiers and AV preprocessors will obtain MPEG-H help by way of a firmware replace.
MPEG-H Audio, primarily developed by Fraunhofer IIS, is an open ISO customary and the trade’s most superior audio system for UHD-TV and streaming. It helps each immersive sound and the power for customers to regulate components within the audio to their preferences. MPEG-H has been on the air since 2017 on all TV networks in South Korea below the ATSC three.zero customary. It was additionally chosen for brand new broadcast requirements to be launched in Europe, China and Brazil. With help for MPEG-H in Denon and Marantz AVRs, customers can now take pleasure in immersive and personalised audio within the highest high quality and devoted to the inventive intent of the creator. This can particularly improve the patron expertise for sports activities, music, TV drama, and movie content material.
“Sound United abides by a philosophy of giving clients all of the instruments they should derive most enjoyment from their merchandise. By including help for the MPEG-H 3D Audio format to our house theater merchandise in key markets, Sound United clients garner one other avenue to larger immersive and interactive experiences delivered by this next-generation audio system,” mentioned Kazuma Okada, Vice President APAC Industrial Operation.
Sound United can even leverage the Fraunhofer MPEG-H Audio System Trademark Program to check its MPEG-H Audio house theater merchandise and guarantee interoperability with different producers’ merchandise that carry the MPEG-H Audio emblem.
“We’re extraordinarily happy the MPEG-H 3D Audio customary is now being made out there to customers on Denon and Marantz AVRs,” mentioned Bernhard Grill, Director of Fraunhofer IIS. “We’ve at all times aimed to create a sense of ‘being there’ within the stadium or the live performance venue with Fraunhofer’s audio improvements, and Sound United has been a wonderful associate on this endeavor.”
 Listing of Denon & Marantz AVR fashions with MPEG-H help
Relevant Denon fashions BUSINESS WIRE;
AVC-A110, AVC-X8500H, AVC-X6700H, AVC-X4700H
Relevant Marantz fashions BUSINESS WIRE;
AV8805, AV7706, SR8015, SR7015
BUSINESS WIRE 220V/230V fashions solely offered in EMEA, China, South Korea, the remainder of Asia excluding Japan
About MPEG-H Audio
ISO MPEG-H 3D Audio is the one open customary for next-generation immersive and interactive audio. It’s broadly utilized in TV broadcast requirements all over the world and efficiently deployed on video streaming companies. Fraunhofer affords MPEG-H software program implementations for a lot of standard CPU, SoC and DSP platforms. It’s broadly deployed right this moment in TV units, premium soundbars and high-end sensible audio system.
For extra info, please go to www.mpegh.com
About Sound United
Sound United was based in 2012 with a easy mission – to convey pleasure to the world via sound. Right now, we’re one of many world’s largest portfolio audio firms and residential to a number of legendary audio manufacturers—Denon®, Marantz®, Polk Audio, Classé, Definitive Expertise, HEOS, and Boston Acoustics®. Every model boasts its personal philosophy and distinctive method to bringing house leisure to life.
With centuries of collective expertise, Sound United oversees the design and manufacture of a various array of premium audio merchandise, together with loudspeakers, sound bars, AV receivers, wi-fi audio system, amplifiers, turntables, and headphones. We create distinct and memorable listening experiences for a variety of customers in additional than 130 nations. For extra info on Sound United and our mission, please go to www.soundunited.com.