CeMFI: Center of Music and Film Informatics

The CeMFI is a joint institution of the University of Music Detmold (HfM Detmold) and the University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe (HS OWL). It performs research in the area of music and film informatics and is responsible for education in this area at the founding universities. The CeMFI supports innovative music and media projects with its technical expertise. The research at the CeMFI is intended to include technical, methodical, artistic, and scientific aspects. Areas of particular interest are:

  • Research on new approaches for interaction between musicians and technology / audio engineers and technology
  • Research on acquisition and control of music and sound
  • Projects in the areas experimental music, film, and new media
  • Research and development in the areas audio and video technologies, mobile media, and crossmedia
  • Conception and creation of a digital music archive at the HfM Detmold
  • Participation in existing and future courses of study at the founding universities



Jun 16


2 new publications have been accepted for presentation at ISMIR and ICMC.

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Apr 16

Talk by the video artist Christoph Brech

The video artist Christoph Brech (http://www.christophbrech.com/) will give a talk about the role of sound and music in his artistic works....

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Mar 16

New release: meico – MEI Converter

Meico is a converter framework for mei files. It currently implements msm and midi export. It can be used as a Java programming library and standalone application.

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Jan 16

3 New Publications in Jan. 2016

With 3 new publications we contribute to the Music Encoding Conference 2016, DHd 2016, and to the festschrift for the 60th birthday of our dear collegue and project partner Joachim Veit.

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