In the fourth season of ‘Bruce’s Shorts’, Bruce Devlin takes a look at the Interoperable Master Format (IMF). IMF needs a generic captioning and subtitling format for the planet. Episode 5 asks “Why choose IMSC1?”
Internet Media Subtitling & Captions (IMSC1) profile of Timed-Text Markup Language (TTML), the first global standard for captions. IMSC cations can be rendered into different formats for delivery: CTA 608, CTA 708, WST and many others. IMSC is designed to be used for mastering to multiple standards, just like IMF.
If you missed episodes 1, 2 and 3:
1. What is IMF?, check this link: Bruce‘s Shorts | 4.1 - Why does IMF exist?
2. What is an IMF IMP? check this link: Bruce‘s Shorts | 4.2 - Why does IMF IMP?
3. What is an IMF CPL? check this link: Bruce's Shorts | 4.3 - What is and IMF CPL?
4. How do you QC IMF? check this link: Bruce's Shorts | 4.4 — How do you QC IMF?
IMF is standardised by the SMPTE as ST 2067.
You might also like...
Any experienced master control operator or quality control manager will tell you that monitoring hundreds of feeds requires that each individual channel is delivered reliably, on time and to the exact location it was meant to go. When these signals…
Broadcasters are famous for adjusting to changing circumstances during live broadcasts without missing a beat. Live radio DJs roll with the punches. Live TV news reporters, newscast directors, engineers and technicians move or cut away as fast as possible. It…
To date, the explanations of gamma that are seen mostly restrict themselves to the voltage or brightness domain and very little has been published about the effects of gamma in the frequency domain. This is a great pity, because analysis…
Oversampling is a topic that is central to digital audio and has almost become universal, but what does it mean?
Compliance solutions have rapidly transformed a once operator-intensive legal necessity into suites of automatic processes for new revenues.