This article describes the various codecs in common use and their symbiotic relationship to the media container files which are essential when it comes to packaging the resulting content for storage or delivery.
This is a list of the commonly used media container file formats, their owners and the dates when they were created.
This is a list of the abbreviations for media container files which are commonly used within documentation.
This list of file container formats and their extensions is not exhaustive but it does describe the important ones whose standards are in everyday use in a broadcasting environment.
This article gives an overview of the various codec specifications currently in use. ISO and non-ISO standards will be covered alongside SMPTE 2110 elements to contextualize all the different video coding standard alternatives and their comparative efficiency - all of which will be covered in more detail later in this series.
This years’ Super Bowl LVIII live telecast on CBS Sports will be mainly supported by broadcast and media services company NEP, which is sending more than a dozen mobile production units and support rigs on site at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. NEP’s “SuperShooter CBS” consisting of four mobile units tied together via fiber—will handle the big game action while supporting up to 165 cameras and feeding various domestic and international broadcast outlets.
We talk to the BBC R&D team about their work within the Max-R Project, where a consortium of industry innovators are collaborating on development of a set of standards and workflows that could bring genuinely deliverable, new XR based immersive experiences several steps closer to mainstream broadcast reality within a number of interesting use cases.
This article gives an overview of the standards relating to production and transmission or playout. It prepares the ground for subsequent more detailed articles which will explore the following subject areas: ST 2110, higher bit rate codecs and profiles that are non-lossy, standards relating to exchanging material between different NLEs and Vƒx, and the AMWA workflow standards.
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