The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Its research activities are conducted by 75 units at locations throughout Germany. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is one of the world’s leading application-oriented research institutions for microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. Research at Fraunhofer IIS revolves around two guiding topics: “Audio and Media Technologies” and “Cognitive Sensor Technologies”. Innovations for the digital society of the future are the focus of research and development work at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI. In this area, Fraunhofer HHI is a world leader in the development for mobile and optical communication networks and systems as well as processing and coding of video signals.