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A quick reference to key Specifications, Recommendations, and Guidance documents from the DPP
A range of metadata recommendations, for applications including VOD content delivery, News production, and IMF.
DPP008 Business to Business Metadata Exchange
This recommendation aims to reduce friction in the media supply chain at the points of content interchange, specifically around the exchange of metadata.
DPP002 Metadata Exchange for News
An implementation framework to enable exchange of a minimum metadata set between systems and news organisations.
DPP003 Carriage of AMWA AS-11 Metadata in IMF
This DPP Recommendation defines usage of common user metadata elements and their carriage in SMPTE RDD 59 IMF Packages.
A DPP Application of IMF for broadcasters and online content providers, with associated implementation guidance.
SMPTE RDD 59-1
This link will take you to the GitHub repository that houses SMPTE RDD 59-1 IMF Application DPP (ProRes).
DPP005 IMF Operational Guidance
This Guidance document helps adopters to make sense of IMF standards, specifications and terminology, and understand their impact on workflows.
DPP004 IMF QC Workflows
This Guidance document provides an overview of how QC processes can be adapted to suit component based media workflows, using formats such as IMF.
DPP006 IMF Plug-in for an Auxiliary Image Sequence
This Recommendation defines an IMF plugin for an Auxiliary Image Sequence, allowing overlays to be treated as components in an IMF workflow.
Technical specifications for file-based delivery of television programmes, promotions, advertising, and more.
AMWA AS-11 UK DPP HD
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 DPP HD Specification for air-ready master files.
AMWA AS-11 UK DPP SD
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 DPP SD Specification for air-ready master files.
AMWA AS-11 X6
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X6 draft Specification for the delivery of HD short form content.
AMWA AS-11 X5
This link will take you to the AMWA website where you can find the AS-11 X5 draft Specification for the delivery of UHD short form content.
Other key specifications and guidance from the DPP
DPP007 - Content Supplier Onboarding
This guidance sets out commonly agreed best practices that are simple to implement and can drive significant time and cost savings.
DPP001 Live IP Profiles
This DPP Recommendation defines a series of profiles for exchanging live video across IP networks for contribution and distribution.
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Driving best practice in business-to-business content exchange across the supply chain
DPP Recommendations that enable greater interoperability for live contribution and distribution
Better data enables seamless exchange, simpler management, and enhanced discovery
Explore the DPP specifications that revolutionised file-based delivery of TV content
Providing simpler and more efficient mastering, localisation and versioning
DPP technical documents are mostly published in one of our main formats. Learn more about what each one means.
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