The scope of the Strategic Programme on Products is across audience-facing services, with the goal of helping EBU members to sustainably deliver the best experience to the end user, on any device, at any time. By working with members on current best practices and future requirements, It helps them define their current offering and realise longer-term strategies.
The crafting of user-facing products involves the entire value chain supported by workflows, services and technical standards. This includes the development and promotion of open and interoperable standards, as well as opensource software.
Implementing the EBU's vision on how Radio and TV services are consumed on a new range of connected devices, particularly for automotive, though initiatives and industry collaborations.
Working to improve the interoperability of HbbTV in EBU member markets, faciliating the integration of the DVB-I specification, increase the prominence and use of linear television services on internet-connected devices.
Enhancing the knowledge on how digital media products best are crafted. Products Kaizen is the EBU hub for the roles of product owners and product managers who are working on audience facing digital media products for public service media companies
The community of product owners and data scientists choosing, deploying and operating automated recommendation systems.
An open toolbox for transcribing and translating audio, audiovisual and text content. Removes the complexity of integrating with different vendors and tools by providing a single, unified API, as well as a web-based tool to easily transcribe, translate and transform content.
Additionally, developing tools to harness realtime transcription and simultaneous translation for online and broadcast captioning and subtitling.
The personalization and recommendation ecosystem built by broadcasters for broadcasters, enabling Members to provide a personalized cross-device experience to the end-user. Also including discussions on data science, analytics, algorithms and user profiling.
The News Pilot provides journalists with real-time monitoring of the news. Those are rich articles containing images, audios and videos, automatically translated into English using EuroVox.
This hub also powers a new digital News Exchange between 13 Members called A European Perspective.