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Technical Guidelines

The IRT publishes the Technical Guidelines and work group results of the public broadcasters in Germany (ARD, ZDF, Deutschlandradio), Austria (ORF) and Switzerland (SRG/SSR).

Here you can download them free of charge.
Please note that only a few Technical Guidelines are available in English.

TR 8: Video Technology

Television production guidelines

HDTV  TPRF-HDTV 2016 (status of November 2016)  DOWNLOAD

SDTV  TPRF-SDTV (status of December 2006)  DOWNLOAD


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