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This document concerns the image quality performance of the video codec marketed bySony called XAVC. It contains the results of an EBU expert viewing assessment performed in August 2013.
This document concerns the image quality performance of the video codec marketed by Panasonic called AVC-ULTRA. It contains the results of an EBU expert viewing assessment performed in August 2013.
The use of high efficiency light sources such as LEDs both in TV and film production may introduce colorimetric problems. This supplement to Tech 3355 is an introduction to the techniques of spectroradiometry necessary for assessing the colorimetric quality of lighting when used in TV production.
Issue 18 of tech-i turns its attention to radio. Articles include a report on progress towards FM switch-off in Norway, an update on the EBU's Euro-Chip initiative and a view on why radio needs a higher profile on smartphones, the Swiss Media Cloud project, and a lot more.
This Technical Report supersedes BPN 101 (Dec. 2012), which was only available to EBU Members. This report is a guide to the frequency and network planning parameters related to DAB+.
This Technical Report supersedes BPN 066 (July 2005), which was only available to EBU Members. This report is a guide to SFN planning with regards to the frequency planning and implementation of DVB-T and T-DAB services.
This report supersedes BPN 038 (March 2001), which was only available to EBU Members. It reports the result of theoretical studies on the amount of spectrum required to provide digital television coverage throughout Europe for a set of representative coverage requirements.
This Technical Report supersedes BPN 005 (third Edn., 2001), which was only available to EBU Members. This is the third version of the EBU handbook giving planning and implementation considerations for terrestrial digital television.
This document supersedes BPN 003, which was only available to EBU Members. The report deals with the planning of Terrestrial DAB (T-DAB), and sets out the planning methods that have to be applied in relation to its co-existence with other broadcasting services.
Increasingly broadcasters are using data network services for professional media transport. But the transition to these new methods requires adaptation, communication and learning. The EBU is helping its Members by specifying and testing standards and providing guidelines for interoperability and negotiation of Service Level Agreements.
Online internet and off-air broadcast TV together in a single service and device: the boundary between the two is disappearing. With Hybrid TV comes a rich entertainment experience with the convenience of broadband and the appeal of high quality broadcast. The EBU is at the centre of industry efforts and helps Members to exploit the possibilities.
Broadcasters face on a daily basis the challenge of distributing large libraries of video to an online audience that uses a multitude of different devices and technologies. The EBU is investigating strategies to maximize the quality of experience with interoperable broadcast services in this fragmented environment.
Audio is an all pervasive, all important and, ironically, an almost unnoticed element in modern broadcasting. In the second decade of the 21st century, audio will become much more immersive and will literally run rings around anything that video can simulate.