Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research
organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s
needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment.

As a
result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a
significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape
technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We
open up new vistas. In short, we forge the future.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT, located in
Ilmenau, Thuringia, conducts applied research in the field of digital
media technologies. After being a subsidiary of Fraunhofer IIS (“Home of
MP3”), it became an independent institute in January 2004. About 60
full-time employees along with the same number of students are working
in various research fields, including e.g. acoustics, signal analysis
(music, speech, image, video), automatic content annotation and search,
content aggregation and distribution, security and privacy, knowledge
management, simulation of human visual and auditory systems, etc.

Contact: Patrick Aichroth