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Metadata in News & Views
Watch the recording of our recent webinar uncovering the complexity of the VOD content supply chain.
What does the schema do? How does it work? And what's next on the development roadmap?
The DPP IMF for Advertising project group have been exploring the business benefits of making improvements to workflows in the video advertising supply chain.
For a number of years we have been working with news organisations to facilitate collaboration and information exchange.
When a new format comes along, it’s important that there are great tools available to make it easy to explore, test and use.
Watch the summary from the DPP's Metadata for News Innovation Day.
The DPP has published a new report for its Members that looks in detail at how AI is being applied in the media industry, and where future potential lies
The DPP has announced the release of a new implementation guide: DPP Metadata Exchange for News.
The DPP and its News Exchange working group has been busy collaborating on the development of a minimum metadata specification for exchanging news content between UK Broadcasters and agencies.
A robust process for product testing and certification which will provide manufacturers the opportunity to put their products through an external assurance check against the DPP’s criteria.
Emmerdale becomes the first British television production to adopt the DPP’s new Technical and Metadata Standards for file-based programme delivery.
The DPP has unveiled its new Technical and Metadata Standards for File-Based Programme Delivery in the UK.
Find out how member company Overcast HQ has benefited from taking part in the DPP Committed to Security Programme
Supplying the VOD Revolution defines a reference workflow for the supply of content from distributors and aggregators to platforms. It exposes the pain points felt by implementers of these workflows, and explores the web of standards and formats in use today.
The DPP has today released a groundbreaking new report exploring how production companies are now using the cloud as a key production tool.
The DPP today announced the development of a proof of concept to demonstrate how component-based workflows using IMF can be applied to advertising use cases.
As a UK Public Service Broadcaster, ITV is regulated by Ofcom, which oversees the provision of accessible content on our broadcast platforms.
The DPP in collaboration with NABA has today announced the publication of the second SMPTE Technical Specification (TSP) for the IMF for broadcast and online use cases.
The component of IMF which causes the most questions and occasionally confusion is the “Output Profile List” or OPL.
“It’s time to start”. If you’ve ever been to a Blue Man Concert, you know the significance of this statement.
The DPP has today released four documents to support the industry’s deployment of IMF for Broadcast & Online.
TV and Online advertising have started to converge over the last few years. What does this mean for TV ad sales and operations teams?
Two years ago, the DPP set out to make IMF a reality for both our members and the industry as a whole, through technical work and implementation support.
Bright and early on Tuesday morning, a dedicated group of enthusiastic DPP members turned out at our NAB breakfast briefing.
The DPP has today announced a technical standard for the delivery of Ultra High Definition (UHD) programmes.
The DPP has today announced it will become a new entity, Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP Ltd), from 1 April.
The DPP is working to create a Compliance Programme that will ensure manufacturers meet the AS-11 DPP standard.
The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
The DPP has today unveiled common technical standards for tape delivery of HD and SD TV programmes to all major UK broadcasters.
Metadata in Downloads
DPP003 Carriage of User Metadata in TSP 2121
This DPP Recommendation defines usage of common user metadata elements and their carriage in SMPTE TSP 2121-1 IMF Packages.
DPP002 Metadata Exchange for News
An implementation framework to enable exchange of a minimum metadata set between systems and news organisations.
Metadata Exchange for News Infographic
A one-page explainer highlighting the key benefits that have been mapped to the Planning, Acquire & Finish, and Delivery stages of framework
MeX for News Delivery 5b
An example file showing a complex Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage where clips have unique rights/restrictions.
MeX for News Delivery 5a
An example file showing a simple Delivery Structure from the output of a Newsrooom MAM system at the Delivery stage.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4b
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage, with an in-field edit comtaining clips originating from multiple sources.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 4a
An example package made up of clips from multiple sources at the Acquire & Finish stage. One clip is original, one copied from another device, and one from a new device.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3b
An example file showing the output of a capture device in the Acquire & Finish stage with an internal edit on the camera.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 3a
An example file showing the output of a local field edit in the Acquire & Finish stage with an in-field edit and clips originating from the same source
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2b
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two short clips that are stored as a contiguous file.
MeX for News Acquire & Finish 2a
An example file showing the output at a capture device during the Acquire & Finish stage with two recorded clips, one with a keyframe.
MeX for News Planning 1b
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to be sent to 1 capture device.
MeX for News Planning 1a
An example file showing the output of a Newsroom planning system at the Planning stage. The story has been assigned to 2 devices both receiving the same metadata.
Metadata Exhange for News Benefits Overview
This document looks at the benefits across the entire workflow of using a common set of metadata for exchanging news content.
Supplement for Surround Sound
This document explains how to make an AS-11 UK DPP HD file with surround sound that includes the Dolby proprietary metadata.
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