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15 Jun 2018
EBU Technical Assembly elects first female chair 
Against a backdrop of cutting-edge technology demonstrations and presentations, last week's 24th EBU Technical Assembly marked the start of another year of cooperative work in media technology innovation. Delegates ensorsed an updated Workplan and elected a new Technical Committee, chaired for the first time by a woman.
07 Jun 2018
Renderer for Next Generation Audio wins 2018 EBU Technology & Innovation Award 
The EBU is pleased to announce that the EBU ADM Renderer (EAR) for Next Generation Audio is the winner of this year's EBU Technology & Innovation Award. The open source technology was developed by an alliance...
01 Jun 2018
Antonio Arcidiacono appointed EBU Director of Technology & Innovation 
Antonio Arcidiacono has been appointed as the EBU’s new Director of Technology & Innovation. Antonio has extensive experience in conceiving, developing and taking new products and services to market. He...
09 May 2018
Digital radio progress in Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and UK 
How are plans for the Digital Switchover progressing across Europe, and how is digital listening evolving? In this article we take a look at Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and the UK.
06 Apr 2018
EBU publishes royalty-free conditional access standard for live content streams 
The EBU has published a new protocol, developed in close collaboration with network equipment vendors ATEME and NEVION, which makes it a lot easier for media rights holders to grant clients access to live video content.
05 Apr 2018
Broadthinking attendees consider quality of experience in OTT 
What exactly is Quality of Experience (QoE), why does it matter, how can it be measured and how can it be achieved? These questions and other key topics concerning the logistics of online content delivery were at the forefront of discussions at the BroadThinking 2018 seminar in Geneva. BroadThinking is the EBU's annual event dedicated to broadband media delivery, covering both front and backend aspects.
22 Mar 2018
Key 5G guidance document for PSM updated 
A landmark EBU report on the distribution opportunities that 5G networks will offer for public service media (PSM) has been updated to explicitly include radio services. BPN 109, first published in 2016, is available to EBU Members only, although an executive summary is publicly accessible.
21 Mar 2018
EBU DG Noel Curran highlights PSM commitment to protecting children online at WSIS 2018 
EBU DG Noel Curran has told delegates at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) in Geneva that there is “no one better placed to protect minors online, and on air, than public service...
06 Mar 2018
EBU publishes augmented reality guide 
The EBU has published a new guide to help Members understand the landscape of Augmented Reality (AR) technologies on consumer devices and platforms.
09 Feb 2018
2018 Production Technology Seminar tackles technical complexity 
This year’s EBU Production Technology Seminar took as its theme “smarter content production”. What emerged across three days of presentations, discussions and demonstrations was the challenge that lies in managing the complexity of IT- and IP-based systems. Artificial intelligence (AI), in all its flavours, came up again and again as having a role to play in helping to meet that challenge.