The EBU envisions future media productions adopting highly flexible and dynamic technology approaches.
In the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of media production, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) envisions a future where organizations adopt a highly flexible and dynamic technology approach.
EBU Members aim to create a seamless media production process by focusing on interoperable platform- and hardware-agnostic Software Media Functions (SMF) rather than on purpose-built hardware units.
This approach encourages the use of a unified infrastructure that enables customizable workflows, cost-effective scalability, and enhanced operational efficiency.
The EBU recommends the adoption of an IT-focused approach with best practices that involve developing solutions using a layered architecture and creating a unified infrastructure for media production. By leveraging advancements in hardware and provisioning technology, organizations can implement a container-based infrastructure that supports a variety of Software Media Functions (SMF).
Keywords: Interoperable platform, Hardware-agnostic, Software Media Functions, SMF, unified infrastructure, customizable workflows, cost-effective scalability.