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Activity Report - 21 Apr 2016
Programme 22nd Radio & TV Assemblies 
These are challenging times for public service media. For many of us, funding is under pressure. At the same time, major global players are entering our markets and competing – often using their own platforms,...
Recommendations - 18 Apr 2016
Cybersecurity for media vendor systems, software & services 

This Recommendation suggests a set of security safeguards to be applied when planning and designing media systems, software and services.

Report - 08 Apr 2016
PSM Correlations Members Only
A correlational study exploring links between PSM funding and performance and several indicators of societal well-being
Recommendations - 05 Apr 2016
Cybersecurity best practice for connected TVs and services 

This Recommendation suggests a set of practices that should be followed when setting up connected TV services and associated websites to drive consumers' smart televisions.

Test material - 30 Mar 2016
Loudness test set 

This zip file contains 70 audio files, most of which are meant to test loudness equipment for compliance with EBU Tech 3341 and EBU Tech 3342. This v5.0 includes a monophonic noise signal to help set the reference listening level as per EBU Tech 3343.

Technical Reports - 18 Mar 2016
HEVC coded (U)HDTV in DVB-T2 
This report analyses the number of TV programmes that can be accommodated in a DVB-T2 multiplex when using HEVC video coding. Several DTT scenarios are investigated for HDTV as well as for UHDTV formats.
10 Mar 2016
Copyright Handbook Members Only
With its new Copyright Handbook, the EBU provides its Members with a reference tool addressing the main copyright issues faced by broadcasters. This Handbook is complementary to the EBU Copyright Guide,...
tech-i magazine - 07 Mar 2016
Virtually Ready? 

EBU tech-i magazine, issue 27 includes articles on Virtual Reality, Cross-Media Production, UHD, Loudness, and much more...

Technical Reports - 03 Mar 2016
An Introduction To Time-Frequency Slicing 

This report is an introduction to Time-Frequency Slicing (TFS). TFS is a DVB technique that can combine multiple frequency channels into a single wider channel in order to improve the efficiency and robustness of DTT transmissions.

BPN - 03 Mar 2016
An Introduction To Layered Division Multiplexing Restricted

This Members only report provides an introduction to LDM, which is a technique enabling the simultaneous delivery of two independent broadcasting services in one terrestrial RF channel.

Factsheet - 01 Mar 2016
Audiovisual Media Regulation 
The Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) has promoted an open, diverse and vibrant audiovisual media sector in Europe. However this environment is undergoing profound and rapid change: we believe that some measured and proportionate adjustments to existing rules are necessary to ensure that the Directive’s principles and objectives remain relevant and attainable amidst media convergence. Our goal is to ensure that ‘free-to-air’ content of public value remains easily accessed by audiences and continues playing a central role in stimulating the European creative economy and cultural diversity.
Report - 08 Feb 2016
PSM in the 21st Century: What value and which values? Login Only
Keynote speech from the EBU Knowledge Exchange 2015 on the topic of PSM Contribution to Society, discussing the various types of value that legitimate PSM, and analysing the challenges PSM managers face to continue delivering relevant value to their multiple stakeholders
Report - 04 Feb 2016
Parliamentary Broadcast Services in Europe Login Only
A comparison of parliamentary broadcast services in 40 countries, providing an overview of different platforms and types of programmes, with special regard to the role of PSM
Report - 29 Jan 2016
Peer-to-peer Review on PSM Values: RTBF Members Only
The following report assesses the management practices and content quality of RTBF according to the public service values defined by the EBU. RTBF is the fourth EBU Member to undertake the public service values review.
Fact Sheets - 26 Jan 2016
Loudness 

The EBU’s Loudness work has become a resounding international success. Many national broadcasters have adopted it and over 70 product manufacturers are offering tools in support of EBU R 128.

Recommendations - 25 Jan 2016
Loudness Parameters for short-form Content 

This supplement to EBU R 128 specifies a special set of loudness parameters for short-form content. This version 2.0 puts emphasis on the permitted Maximum Short-term loudness and does no longer include the use of the Max. Momentary Loudness limit.

Tech 3000 series - 25 Jan 2016
'EBU Mode' metering to supplement EBU R 128 loudness normalisation 

In this document the properties of a loudness meter in the so-called ‘EBU Mode’ are introduced and explained in detail. This version 3.0 includes new minimum requirement test signals, clarifications and a new requirement on LRA stability signalling. This set of test signals complements the document.

 
Tech 3000 series - 25 Jan 2016
Loudness range: A measure to supplement EBU R 128 loudness normalisation 

The ‘Loudness Range’ (LRA) measure and the algorithm for its computation is introduced and explained in detail. Loudness Range is supplementary to the main audio Programme Loudness described in EBU R 128. This is version 3.0.

Tech 3000 series - 25 Jan 2016
Practical guidelines for EBU R128 (Loudness) 

The document describes how to change audio levelling from peak normalisation to loudness normalisation in accordance with EBU R 128. This version 3.0 is a completely updated version based on 5 years of experiences in the use of loudness normalization.

Position paper - 23 Dec 2015
EBU Reply: Platforms and online intermediaries 
The EBU Reply to the EC consultation on the regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy