For Public Service Media access services such as subtitling are very important. The formats used for its creation and distribution are evolving.
Although Public Service Media have a good track record in producing subtitles, the underlying technology was never created to meet today's demands. Some of it even is not openly standardised. By defining state-of-the-art formats for subtitling, the EBU helps its Members to adapt their subtitling workflows to the latest needs.