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IMF

The Interoperable Master Format is a SMPTE standard for the interchange of multi-version, finished audio-visual content. How relevant is it for broadcasters?

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The EBU IMF-TV Group – together with the Digital Production Partnership (DDP) and the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) – has investigated the potential use cases for IMF in broadcasting workflows and are supporting the creation of applications that meet their members' requirements.

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This work is part of the EBU Strategic Programme on Video Systems. Especially see the EBU IMF-TV Group.