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Approval of three new European collaborative projects


With 5G-VICTORI, 5G-SOLUTIONS and VIRTUOSA, we got three new projects that were recently approved by the EU. The two 5G projects will predominantly focus on efficient delivery of live and on-demand content to consumers. This...

Kick-Off event at IRT: Official launch of the 5G TODAY Broadcasting field trial5G TODAY


First 5G field trial for broadcast transmission starts operations in Bavaria.

Submit your paper to ITU Kaleidoscope 2019


How can ‘digital health’ serve everyone? Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are heightening the capabilities of the most advanced medical technologies as well as extending the reach of healthcare services to some...

Transmitting station in Ismaning ready for operation for Bavarian research project “5G TODAY”


As part of the Bavarian research project 5G TODAY, an LTE/5G test field with the aim to enable the efficient distribution of broadcast signals combined with attractive services in the network of the future is currently being set...

Sandbox Pitching in Munich – networking and experience sharing “Bavarian style”


On 22 November 2018 around 60 innovation-enthusiasts from broadcasters and media companies were presented a showcase from the European Sandboxes and startups / intrapreneurs that collaborate in MediaRoad’s Sandbox Hub. In an...

IRT and RAI test 5G for broadcast applications during European Championships 2018


IRT, the joint research centre of the German, Austrian and Swiss public service broadcasters, and Italian public service broadcaster RAI will be showcasing their pioneering work in shaping the advanced wireless communications...

Argos – Measuring the online video stream quality


With Argos, IRT has developed a system to measure the quality and analyses errors of online video streams. Argos is suitable for all common platforms and all streaming technologies and compliant with data protection laws in the...

Renderer for Next Generation Audio wins 2018 EBU Technology & Innovation Award


The EBU has announced 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 of R&D and...

IRT supports ORF's UHD innovation project during soccer champion ship 2018


The Austrian public service broadcaster ORF provides Event Live Streams in a show case of the soccer champion ship 2018 in Russia in Ultra HD resolution including extended color with high dynamic range. The Test is targeted to...

The media sector calls for a dedicated funding scheme to support innovation and creativity in Europe


Two leading EU-funded media projects, I3 and MediaRoad, gathered today representatives from the European Parliament, European Commission and media organisations to discuss the challenges facing media innovation and the...

SubTech1 – the first international Symposium on Subtitling Technology


Subtitles are an essential service for the accessibility of today’s media content. They are of great importance for deaf or hard hearing viewers to follow the dialog in TV broadcasts or streaming services, but also allow...

SMPTE® Partners With IRT to Conduct IMF Interoperability Plugfest


Event on 29 May in Munich Will Be First of Two SMPTE Plugfests in 2018 Demonstrating Utility of IMF for Movie and Broadcast Content Exchange

Novel Tools for Personalised Radio Broadcasts


EU project ORPHEUS shows object-based media innovations at workshop in Munich on 15 May

IRT at HPA Retreat


Every year, the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) organizes a technical conference to present new technologies and innovative products for film, television and cinema. This year HPA Retreat, which takes place from February...

Michael Hagemeyer new head of IRT


January 25, 2018 The shareholders’ meeting of German broadcast technology institute IRT has appointed Michael Hagemeyer as the institute’s new Managing Director effective January 25, 2018.Hagemeyer succeeds Dr Klaus...

ORPHEUS Workshop


See and experience the ORPHEUS achievements at our free one-day workshop

IRT IMF Analyser 2018 available


With the IMF Analyser 2018, IRT presents the new version of its professional analyser software for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) in the file-based production process.  Press Release

IBC 2017 Cloud Showcase


Sony plus technology partners T-Systems, IRT and Huawei demonstrate totally off-premises hosting of large-scale media production operations.

Significantly improved TV broadcasting in 4G and 5G networks


Efficient and cost-effective broadcasting of TV programs to smartphones and tablets has come a step closer to reality.

SERAPHIC partners with IRT to show the latest HbbTV 2 features at BroadcastAsia2017


SERAPHIC, the leading digital TV browser and “TV+ Internet” solution provider, today announced that it has been able to support the latest HbbTV 2.0.1 specification in its HbbTV solution. To demonstrate HbbTV 2 features, SERAPHIC...

Web platform IRT Lab for experiments, software demos and videos


Visit our virtual laboratory! On our new platform you will find demos for object-based audio, companion screen functions of HbbTV 2.0, video streams in CMAF format and more. Our colleagues also provide a quick insight and explain...

5G Media Initiative


On May 18, 2017, a group of renowned companies and organizations launched the 5G Media Initiative in Germany. The joint goal of the partners is to leverage the potential of the upcoming network standard 5G for the media sector by...

Standardised approach for OTT live streaming on PC, mobile and SmartTV


IRT, the research and competence centre for audio-visual technologies of the publicbroadcasters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, in close cooperation with theIPTV and OTT solutions provider Keepixo and the German public...

27th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop


IRT invites on behalf of the HbbTV Association to the 27th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop. This event will take place at IRT on the 29th of March 2017 (beginning in the morning between 09:00 and 10:00) and 30th of March 2017...

Congratulations! IRT expert Alexander Erk was elected for RadioDNS Steering Board


At the 11th General Assembly on February 6, 2017 Alexander Erk, head of the department media services and applications at IRT, was elected for RadioDNS Steering Board. Among others the  members are from AUDI, BBC, Bauer...

Save the Date: IRT’s 1. IMF PlugFest


The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is the new  standard by SMPTE for storing and delivering finished A/V productions. The IMF package contains MXF files for audio, video, subtitles and metadata. in a single IMF package,...

Technical production guidelines HD in English available


The TPRF working group continuously updates the technical production guidelines of ARD, ZDF and ORF (TPRF-HD) and adapts them to developments in video production. At the end of November 2016, the new edition of the TPRF HD was...

Press Release: IRT introduces IMF Analyser 1.0


IRT releases its first IMF Analyser 1.0 underlining its leading role in the field of quality control and quality management in the file-based production process. The software product IMF Analyser from IRT analyses and validates...

Press Release: IRT supports with its DAB EDI-Archiver the quality control in DAB+


Since the beginning of DAB and DAB+, IRT has been supportingbroadcasters, manufacturers and the car industry in the field of DAB+ inhandling operational issues and developing services. With its new software solution DAB...

Upcoming HbbTV Interoperability Workshops in 2017


On behalf of the HbbTV Association, IRT invites three times per year receiver manufacturers and application developers to test new developments, services and products with regard to interoperability. The planned dates in 2017...

HybridRadio app available


With IRT's HybridRadio app, a test platform is now available at Googles Play Store for the smartphone LG Stylus 2 DAB+ with many hybrid radio features such as Radio-EPG, Radio-DNS, slide shows and radio texts. Furthermore,...

IRT at Medientagen München 2016


"Mobile & Me - How the ego controls the media" is the motto of the Medientage München, which takes place from 25 to 27 October 2016 at the International Congress Center (ICM) of Messe München. This year we are...

IRT.DE with new design


Just in time for Munich's media congress Medientagen München, IRT's Internet offer starts with a new design, a new structure and lot of new content. Due to the reorganization of the institute this year - away from the...

Press Release: Open Mobile Radio Interface


The Broadcast Industry Launches an Open Radio Interface for Smartphones A consortium of broadcasting companies and organizations has joined forces to develop an open and universal interface to ease the implementation of digital...

Standardised approach for subtitles in live streams on PC, mobile and SmartTV


IRT and partners make samples of live MPEG-DASH streams with EBUTT-D subtitles publicly availableTests in cooperation with IRT, Akamai, Keepixo, BR and DasErsteSample streams publicly availableShowcase established as part of the...



Come to visit us at NAB 2016 From 18th – 21st April 2016 the world’s largest electronic media show for media production and delivery opens its doors in Las Vegas.     Visit IRT at booth C 7935 (Bavarian Pavilion,...

24th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop


IRT invites to the 24th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop, which will run from Wednesday 13th April 2016 to Thursday 14th April 2016. 1st  Day - Wednesday 13th April 2016,2nd  Day - Thursday 14th April 2016 As...

Learn more about our new EU research cooperation


Four new EU research projects started in early 2016 with following research focuses: In the European project, 2 Immerse IRT together with BBC, BT, Cisco, CWI, Illuminations TV and ChyronHego are developing technologies for...

Streaming Testcases


IRT opened an extensive repository of differently encoded Audio- and Videostreams for PC, Smartphones, Tablets and HbbTV-Devices. more

IBC 2015: IRT shows HbbTV 2.0 companion screen feature


IRT demonstrates in collaboration with LG Electronics, a leading brand in consumer electronics and a creator of pioneering technologies such as OLED TV, and HTTV, one of the leading software solutions provider for digital TV, an...

IRT presents MXF Innovations at IBC 2015


The MXF file format (Material eXchange Format) has proven successful in file-based TV production as a flexible container format for storing the most different types of essences and metadata. On time for IBC 2015, IRT presents at...

IRT shows MPEG-DASH and EBU-TT-D subtitles with HbbTV 2.0


· Showcases at IFA 2015 and IBC 2015· HbbTV 2.0 prototype combines live streaming of MPEG-DASH streams with EBU-TT-D subtitles· Results of the EU-funded pilot project HBB4ALL [Munich / Berlin / Amsterdam – August 31st,...

Public German Broadcasters publish version 1.1 of their MXF Profiles for HD productions


ARD and ZDF published version 1.1 of the ARD_ZDF_HDF Profiles for the MXF file format. The six profiles, each describing a subset of MXF, cover different video codices and formats currently used by the broadcasters. Introducing...

ITU International Symposium on the Digital Switchover


17 June 2015 – "A milestone for Digital Terrestrial Television", to be held at ITU Headquarters in Geneva. read more

IRT launches web shop for software products


Immediate delivery on payment, faster software update, Cloud services. With its new web shop, the Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik (IRT) offers its customers as of now the possibility of purchasing software products online and to...

DVB & IRT Workshop „Beyond the Transport Stream“ at IRT, Munich.


Date: Tuesday, May 19th 2015 The Topic is DVB’s approach to the delivery of TV and on-demand services, using native IP and other technologies in addition to, or in place of traditional MPEG transport streams. More information:...

NAB Show 2015


IRT highlights MXF Analyser Professional 4.0 Extended profile validationPerformance enhancementAVC-LongGOP/AAC Audio supportSupport of floating licensesExecutable in Microsoft Azure [Munich/Las Vegas – April 8, 2015]IRT...

Kaleidoscope 2015, Barcelona: Trust in the Information Society


The Kaleidoscope conference on December 9th – 11th is the seventh series of peer-reviewed academic conferences organized by ITU that brings together a wide range of views from universities, industry and research institutions of...

SMPTE 2015 Forum: Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age Conference


At the conference hosted by SMPTE and the FKTG on May 7th – 8th 2015 in Berlin many renowned experts of the broadcast and broadband sector will discuss the impact of the internet on traditional content creators and distributors...

High resolution video streaming and developer forum for HbbTV


The global initiative HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) is enabling an increasing number of popular applications offered on living room TV sets today. Germany’s Broadcasters currently count approx. 11 million HbbTV-capable TV...

HbbTV 2.0 Specification Released


Sets Foundation for Innovative TV Services in 2016 & Beyond GENEVA — Feb 10, 2015 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services...

The HbbTV Association and IRT Announce the 20th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop


GENEVA — Nov 19, 2014 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, in association with IRT is...

HbbTV Momentum Continues to Grow


New Members, Services and Countries Deploying

TV-RING 2nd Workshop @NEM Summit 2014


30 September, Brussels Services, trends and facts that are shaping the future of Connected TVKey players of the broadcasting sector and research entities disclosing their experience in the sector, the present situation, future...

HbbTV Symposium Europe


We would like to inform about the HbbTV Symposium Europe with participation of IRT, which takes place on October 8th and 9th in Paris. Location/Address: Espace Landowski, 28, Avenue André-Morizet, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt...

HbbTV with second screen function


IRT presents in cooperation with T-Systems “First Connect” at IBC After the launch of “First Connect” during IFA IRT will showcase its Second ScreenFramework for HbbTV applications to interested broadcasters and service...

IRT Annual Report 2013


Now our annual report 2013 is published. We are delighted to be able to give you with this report an insight into the strongly changing broadcasting and media technology and to inform you about many of our national and...

Symposium of HbbTV-Association on June 18 in Singapur


HbbTV Association Announces Asian SymposiumFeatures Industry Leaders Discussing Latest HbbTV Developments GENEVA — May 27, 2014 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the...

TVX launches FIcontent Grand Challenge


The ACM TVX is the leading international conference for presentation and discussion of research into online video and TV interaction and user experience. The conference takes place from 25th-27th June 2014 in Newcastle upon Tyne...

Medientage München: IRT presents HbbTV in IPTV networks


At the Medientage München, a premier annual event on the media sector in Germany, for the first time IRT presents at its booth in cooperation with TARA Systems the use of HbbTV applications in IPTV networks. Currently more...

HbbTV at IBC 2013


Find more information about services and devices for HbbTV at IBC 2013 in the flyer of the HbbTV Association.

Europe’s IRT Broadcast Technology Institute to Use ViBE™ VS7000 OTT Platform From Thomson Video Networks For HbbTV Interoperability Tests


Thomson Video Networks today announced that it has reached an agreement with the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT), the Munich-based research and development organization responsible for important broadcast technology standards...

HbbTV Extends Logo Licensing To Consumer Devices


GENEVA — August 20, 2013 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, today announced that it...

IRT develops proof of concept for HbbTV cloud couponing of NEOTION Blue Bridge platform


IRT - Institut für Runkfunktechnik GmbH - and NEOTION - a French leading high-tech company providing innovative solutions for the global digital television market have agreed on a partnership to develop a proof of concept of a...

IRT at the ITS WORLD 2012, in Vienna


The global ITS community will come together from 22 to 26 October 2012 in Vienna to discuss the latest trends and policies in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). The hottest topics in smart transport will be addressed in...

IRT and Cube-Tec cooperate to improve MXF interoperability in file-based media operations


Bremen/Munich September 10th 2012 – In larger media organisations MXF experts still stay busy all the day to solve compatibility issues arising in the different file-based workflows. The goal of this cooperation is to provide...

HbbTV Test Suite Released


The HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) consortium today announced the first release of its HbbTV Test Suite. Covering a wide selection of aspects of the HbbTV 1.1.1 specification, the Test Suite will be used as part of the...

IRT starts brand logo database for multimedia display applications


With the brand logo database IRT offers in cooperation with the German public broadcasters ARD and Deutschlandradio to device manufacturers a central access to the latest logos for their display applications. The online...

Institut für Rundfunktechnik at ANGA Cable 2012


HbbTV Test Harness – Enabling and simplifying HbbTV conformance testing of set-top-boxes and integrated digital television The main attraction of the fair trade appearance at hall 10.2, booth K35 is the HbbTV Test Harness,...

Version 1.5 of HbbTV Specification Released


Four new members added to Steering Group The HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) consortium today announced the publication of version 1.5 of its hybrid TV specification. Building on existing standards and web technologies,...

IRT publishes the Metadata Exchange schema BMF 2.0


In perfect time for NAB 2012 the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) announces the publi-cation of the Broadcast Metadata Exchange Format (BMF) in the official version 2.0. BMF 2.0 is a manufacturer-independent format and...

BEST consortium presents broadcaster’s vision on future traffic and travel information services


During its first workshop on 14th March at the Institut für Rundfunktechnik in Munich, the BEST consortium (Broadcasters’ European Solution for Travel information) presented its plans and activities to implement a common public...

IRT shows BRS technology at CeBIT 2012


Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik shows the Binaural Room Synthesis (BRS) system, a sophisticated technology for spatial hearing of measured or modelled loudspeaker monitoring situations with headphones, at the CeBIT 2012. BRS...

IRT participates in three new international research projects


In fall 2011, Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) commenced its work in three new European research projects. All three projects in the area of “Networked Media Systems” are co-funded by the European Commission under Framework...

HbbTV Achieves Fifty Members for IBC 2011


The HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) consortium today announced that since opening for membership in May 2011 it has now reached fifty members. HbbTV is an industry initiative that brings together broadcast and broadband TV...

Metadata exchange with BMF 2.0 - flexible, usable and cost efficient


On time to the IBC 2011 the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) announces the publication of the Broadcast Metadata Exchange Format (BMF) 2.0 Beta. BMF 2.0 is a manufacturer independent format and enables a continuous exchange of...

HbbTV at ANGA Cable


Institut für Rundfunktechnik highlights with HbbTV one of the main topics at ANGA Cable, from May 3-5, 2011, in Cologne. As a leading member of the international HbbTV Consortium the renowned research and technology company IRT...

HbbTV Specification Approved by ETSI


The HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) consortium today announced the approval of version 1.1.1 of the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV specification by European standards agency ETSI. The approval of the specification,...

IRT in mourning for Gerhard Stoll


We are sad and in deep grief of the unexpected death of Gerhard Stoll, our dear colleague who passed away in the late evening of 9th April 2010 at the age of 59 years. Our sympathy is with his family and his friends all over the...

IRT has premiere at the CABSAT 2010


The Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik GmbH (IRT), one of the world’s largest and most recognized competence centers for broadcast and media technology is coming to Dubai to introduce products and solutions at the CABSAT 2010 that...

Two milestones for HbbTV: interoperability workshop and specification submitted to ETSI


Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) today announced the completion of the first HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) interoperability workshop. Representatives from over twenty different companies from across the value chain...

IBC 2009: Broadcast meets IT


In the frame of this year’s motto “Broadcast meets IT”, the Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik (IRT) shows selected products and solutions at the IBC 2009 that support broadcasters to upgrade their IT infrastructure according to the...

IBC 2009: CONTENTUS: Insight into the next generation digital archive


At this year’s IBC, the research project CONTENTUS will present its first results at the EBUVillage in Hall 10, Booth 10.D21 in Amsterdam from September 10th to 15th. In the framework of CONTENTUS new technologies and concepts...

IBC 2009: DTV4All - Digital Television for All


The objective of the EU project DTV4All, coordinated by Brunel University London, is digital television for all, regardless of age or disabilities. Together with program providers and device manufacturers, the use of television...

New European Initiative - “HbbTV” Aims at Harmonising Entertainment Delivery to the End Consumer through Broadcast and Broadband.


A consortium of European television industry leaders announced today the launch of “Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV” or “HbbTV”, a major new pan-European initiative aimed at harmonising the broadcast and broadband delivery of news,...

QUALCOMM and IRT are publishing DVB-T and FLO coexistence Study


Television services based on DVB-T are already common in many parts of Europe, with more expected as countries move towards analog switch-off. In parallel, new technologies and services are being considered for deployment in the...

NAB2009: Validation of Content and MXF


Proof-of-concept implementation for validating content and structure of MXF files in one simple step [Munich, April 15, 2009] The Institut für Rundfunktechnik and Tektronix have developed in close cooperation a proof-of-concept...

… and the Emmy goes to – MXF!


The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry, was honored with the Tech & Engineering Emmy® for their outstanding work in development of the...

IRT launched DAB+


IRT has launched in its DAB-Ensemble in channel 12A (223,936 MHz) test services according to the audioformat DAB+. From now the multiplex consits of audio services using the DAB Family of Standards (DAB, DAB+ and DMB) and...

Open IPTV Forum welcomes IRT as new member


At its meeting at September, the Open IPTV Forum has significantly expanded its membership. IRT joins to the founding members, e.g. Ericsson, Nokia Siemens, Panasonic, Philips und Samsung, bringing to 44 the number of companies...

Press Release 06/2008 - IBC2008: Microphone Tracking System


Hear it like Beckham - New recording technique for improved ball sound from football matches in television. The Institut für Rundfunktechnik will present an innovation for football television broadcasts at the...

General Manager Wolfgang Graf speaks at photokina about: VIDEO at MOBILE PHONES


MOBIL-IMAGING Meeting, 26th September ‘08, photokina Kölnmesse, Kristallsaal, 10 -16 Uhr. (in German only) more

IRT at Anga Cable 2008


At ANGA Cable in Colonia from 27th to 29th May 2008 IRT will present research and development results of the following subjects: Testing Software for DVB set-top-boxesHDTV quality managementIPTV metadata server The IRT booth is...

Broadcast Metadata exchange Format (BMF) now available in version 1.2 available


Already BMF 1.0 considered many different use cases of television production through one single standardized data model. BMF 1.2 extends the scope considerably. BMF 1.2 now also marks TV-items for internet offerings and,...

The IRT at NAB 2008


The IRT presents innovations within the scope of the research project WMP (Tools for Media Production) at NAB in Las Vegas from 14th to 17th April 2008. The WMP project is developing a distributed system for film and broadcast...

IRT is Partner in the European Research Project P2P-Next


P2P-Next, a pan-European conglomerate of 21 industrial partners, media content providers and research institutions, will carry out a research project aiming to shape “next generation” internet TV based on peer-to-peer (P2P)...

IRT launched Mobile WiMAX


Since December 2007 IRT operates at its location in Munich the first optically adapted Mobile WiMAX network in Germany. The pilot installation transmits the data from antennas which are located in a height of approx. 100 meter on...

IRT collaborates in the VITALAS project


The focus of the European research project is to provide semantic tools for intelligent access to large scale contents in multimedia archives. Besides the CHORUS project and the research activities in the framework of the THESEUS...

IRT now presiding ITU-R Study Group for Broadcasting Services


The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly (RA-07) met in Geneva from 15 to 19 October 2007. Unanimously, Christoph Dosch, IRT General Manager Collaborative Research, was elected as new Chairman of Study Group 6 (Broadcasting...

Frequency analysis system FRANSY: new version available


The new FRANSY version (V.2.4.0) is available as from now. In addition to various minor improvements the users of the new FRANSY frequency analysis tool now have the ability to control the conformity of plan...

IRT and Scientific Atlanta intensify cooperation


IRT and Scientific Atlanta, a Cisco Company intensify their collaboration in the area of broadcast technology for the benefit of public broadcasters’ demands. Munich/Kortrijk, September 05, 2007: The Institut für...

IRT and Xpertia Soluciones Integrales to integrate product solutions for Digital TV Laboratories


The companies have started collaboration to integrate IRT’s DVB Playout Server, broadly employed worldwide, into Xpertia’s LabMU (Multi-user Digital TV Laboratory) to improve the multiplexing features. Munich/Madrid, August 31,...

IBC 2007: IRT Solutions for more variety in the TV world


The IRT showcases research results and product highlights in the fields of IPTV, HDTV, Mobile TV and MXF as soon as DAB and modern network technologies at four booths during the IBC 2007 in Amsterdam,...

The Institut für Rundfunktechnik collaborates in THESEUS research programme


For IRT, the focus is on the development of novel methods in the production process of multimedia content. In particular, comprehensive research work in the field of automatic generation of metadata will be carried out. Berlin...

IRT presentation of WiMAC@home and porTiVity at IFA 2007


From 31st August to 5th September the IRT will present the collaborative research projects WiMAC@home and porTiVity at TWF (Technical-scientific Forum) of IFA 2007 in Berlin. The consortia will represent their first project...

IRT is official partner of the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA).


With more than 200 companies worldwide, the DLNA publishes standards and recommendations for storing and transferring interactive audiovisual content in home networks. IRT’s membership allows now the certification of new features...

Thomson announces collaboration with IRT in support of broad MXF interoperability


In an effort to streamline broadcast and production environments and ensure that different vendor’s systems can seamlessly work together, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that it is working with the...

Standardised metadata exchange with BMF 1.0 in order to save you expenses


IRT's new data model Broadcast Metadata exchange Format (BMF) in the Version 1.0 is now available. BMF provides the universal exchange of metadata in the television production and for this reason BMF will bring down...

IRT demonstrates Binaural Sky™ at the AES 2007 in Vienna


The Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) is presenting new developments and trends of audio and broadcast technologies at the AES Pro Audio Expo & Convention in Vienna, May 5 – 8, 2007, Hall Y, Booth 2742. This year’s highlight is...

Integrated workflows for film and broadcast production


The “Technologies for Media Production” project, supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Infrastructure, Transport, and Technology is developing a distributed system for film and broadcast work which will offer seamless...

Redesign of – IRT’s new website


The IRT is now presenting itself with a new Internet appearance. The aim of the relaunch was to offer a user friendly menu guidance and to expand the information available about digital broadcast technology for affiliates,...

IRT conducts independent tests - Excellent SkyWAN® performance confirmed


Friedrichshafen/Munich, December 6, 2006 – The Institut für Rundfunktechnik GmbH (IRT), which is the central research and development institute advisor for public broadcasters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, recently...

HbbTV 2.0 Specification Released

Sets Foundation for Innovative TV Services in 2016 & Beyond GENEVA — Feb 10, 2015 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services...