Metadata Developer Network

Brings together experts to discuss the latest research, trends and developments in metadata.

Metadata is a wide topic approached from a variety of perspectives across the broadcasting industry. Collecting views and sharing expertise is a challenge starting by connecting with the right audience. The Metadata Developer Network is set up to organize workshops to discuss new trends and latest research or applied developments with metadata experts from all horizons.

EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan

Every two years, the EBU develops a roadmap for technology and innovation activities based on the requirements and inputs given by EBU Members. The result of this roadmap is our bi-annual EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan. Strategic programmes and project groups are set up to focus on specific areas of interest. To access the latest Workplan, click here.

EBU Project Group on Metadata Developer Network

The topic of Metadata Developer Network is part of the EBU's Strategic Programme on Media Information Management.

Main activities:

  • Encourages Members and experts (especially metadata architects and implementers) to come together to discuss key topics in metadata.
  • Organizes seminars and hands-on workshops to collect and share best practice. We present tools, hints and examples to help you implement well-known metadata formats and standards. We also set up a forum for you to discuss broadcast metadata with others. 

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If you are interested in Metadata Developer Network, join our group on this topic and participate in the discussions.  Some restrictions may apply. 

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