The IMF Analyser 1.0 user interface shows analyses results.
Munich-based IRT has introduced professional broadcast TV QC analyser software for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) that includes full MXF validation.
IRT has released its first IMF Analyser 1.0. The product underlines IMF’s leading role in the field of quality control and quality management in the file-based TV production process.
The software product IMF Analyser from IRT analyses and validates IMF packages in depth, regarding completeness and standard conformance. The solution includes the validation of the MXF container format based on IRT´s long-standing MXF know-how.
The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is the new standard by SMPTE for storing, exchanging and delivering A/V productions. IMF defines a package which contains, among others, different MXF files for audio, video, subtitle and metadata.
With the help of the descriptive metadata, different versions, e.g. language versions or image resolution versions, can be generated from the contained components for the different distribution channels, if required. IMF is employed by the US film industry and on-demand video platforms, and will play as delivery and archive format a significant role in the area of broadcasting in the future.
IRT is a neutral research and competence centre for audiovisual technologies. It explores, observes and develops new technologies with the aim to strategically adapt broadcasting to new market environments and needs.
Around 100 employees do research on the premise in Munich in close cooperation with partners and clients for innovative solutions in the research areas of new audio-visual formats, cross-media technologies, metadata, cloud production, all IP/IT, smart data, hybrid radio and TV, security, multi-platform, 5G, frequencies and network planning and IP distribution.
You might also like...
Microservices enable broadcasters to find new ways to adopt, engineer, operate and maintain the value of their solutions. For vendors, microservices provides opportunities to offer what could essentially be a self-serve menu for clients rather than building bespoke workflows internally.…
Error correction is fascinating not least because it involves concepts that are not much used elsewhere, along with some idiomatic terminology that needs careful definition.
Errors are handled in real channels by a combination of techniques and it is the overall result that matters. This means that different media and channels can have completely different approaches to the problem, yet still deliver reliable data.
In the data recording or transmission fields, any time a recovered bit is not the same as what was supplied to the channel, there has been an error. Different types of data have different tolerances to error. Any time the…
Optical disks rely totally on the ability of the pickup to follow and focus on the data track. It is taken for granted that these mechanisms are phenomenally accurate, work at high speed despite being made at low cost and…