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BPN - 20 Dec 2013
HDTV Studio codec test: Sony XAVC Restricted

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.

BPN - 20 Dec 2013
HDTV Studio codec test: Panasonic AVC-ULTRA Restricted

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.

Tech 3000 series - 10 Dec 2013
An Introduction to Spectroradiometry 

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.

Presentation - 05 Dec 2013
Insight & Impact - Strategy 2014-2017 
Version Fran├žaise The EBU objectives for 2014 remain as previously: Increase public and political support for public service media Provide Members with high-quality programmes Inspire and drive innovation...
Report - 05 Dec 2013
Planet of the Apps 
As is well known, our media world is becoming more and more fragmented, while the ways and means of media distribution and consumption are converging. Television is becoming hybrid, radio is going visual,...
tech-i magazine - 29 Nov 2013
EBU tech-i magazine 

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.

Other - 18 Nov 2013
EurovisionI 2013: Final Documents 
These are final documents from Eurovisioni XXVII, which took place in Rome from 10 to 14 October 2013 at the Palazzo Farnese (French Embassy), the Villa Medici (French Academy) and the Casa del cinema...
Presentation - 04 Nov 2013
EurovisionI 2013: Final documents 
Eurovisioni 2013 (EBU) Eurovisioni is the international symposium on the future of European television that takes place in Rome every autumn. These are the final documents from the 2013 meeting - it offers...
Technical Reports - 18 Oct 2013
Frequency & network planning parameters for DAB+ 

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+.

Technical Reports - 18 Oct 2013
Planning and Implementation for T-DAB and DVB-T 

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.

Technical Reports - 18 Oct 2013
Report on spectrum requirements for DVB-T implementation 

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.

Technical Reports - 18 Oct 2013
Terrestrial Digital Television Planning Considerations 

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.

Technical Reports - 17 Oct 2013
Technical Bases for T-DAB Services Network Planning and Compatibility 

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.

Position paper - 17 Oct 2013
Access to information 
ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN A CONVERGED MEDIA ENVIRONMENT EBU Contribution to the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers Responsible for Media and Information Society (Belgrade, 7 and 8 November 2013)
Fact Sheets - 02 Oct 2013
Audio for Broadcast 

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.

Fact Sheets - 02 Oct 2013
Broadband Media Delivery 

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.

Fact Sheets - 02 Oct 2013
Contribution Networks 

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.

Fact Sheets - 02 Oct 2013
Hybrid Television 

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.

BPN - 01 Oct 2013
Technical Bases for T-DAB Services Network Planning and Compatibility Restricted

This document has been superseded by EBU Technical Report TR 021, the content of which is identical. All future updates, if any, will be made to TR 021. The link to BPN 003 is a placeholder.

BPN - 01 Oct 2013
Planning and Implementation for T-DAB and DVB-T Restricted

This BPN Report dating from July 2005 has been superseded by EBU Technical Report TR 024 (the contents of which are identical). Any future amendments to the report will be applied to TR 024. The link to BPN 066 is a placeholder.