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Posted by Peter Macavock Jan 08, 2014
Probably the most important event in the consumer electronics industry, CES represents a milestone for all those concerned with how audiovisual content is consumed on devices of all kinds. Major CE vendors announce their products here and the Read more
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uhdtv
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hfr
beyond_hd
Posted by David Wood Nov 26, 2013
Day 2 began with an astoundingly good summary of the situation, and of Day 1 of the UHDTV workshop, by Adi Kouadio.  It was almost unnecessary to have been there, and I recommend getting hold of his presentation if you can. (EBU Members... Read more
uhdtv
voices_choices
hdr
hfr
beyond_hd
Posted by David Wood Nov 25, 2013
The afternoon of the first day at the EBU's UHDTV workshop revealed more of the diversity of opinion on the topic across the industry. One of the leading manufacturers of production equipment termed the lower quality UHDTV, likely to be that... Read more
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workshop
uhdtv
technology_&_innovation
voices_choices
Posted by David Wood Nov 25, 2013
UHDTV is the future of television - everyone agrees to that. The problem is that the term UHDTV means different things to different people. The first morning of the EBU ‘UHDTV: Voices and Choices’ workshop brought to light many different Read more
it
software
development
conference
culture
github
developers
dajngo
casparcg
puppet
Posted by Frans Dejong Nov 18, 2013
Broadcasters and the military are not the same. One sends out information, the other delivers deadly payloads. But regardless of whether you are talking audio and video or high-yield explosives, the two parties do share some commonalities. Both... Read more
IBC
ebu
dvb
ibc
ibc_daily
photos
ibc_2013
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 17, 2013
The IBC Daily could be seen as the 'paper of record' for the event, with a copy handed to every show visitor as they enter the exhibition halls each day. We were pleased that there was plenty of coverage of the EBU's activities at IBC 2013.... Read more
ibc
smpte
standardization
ibc_2013
Posted by David Wood Sep 17, 2013
One of the annual events at IBC is a meeting organized by SMPTE - the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers - of people from different standardization and pre-standardization groups associated with television, to talk about ‘how... Read more
radio
ibc
euro-chip
smartphone
ibc_2013
Posted by Peter Macavock Sep 16, 2013
At IBC 2013, we've been discussing two radio-related initiatives based around Memorandums of Understanding. Usually as soon as you mention Memorandum of Understanding or MoU for short, the audience eyes glaze over. But let's not forget that... Read more
ibc
uhdtv
uhd-1
ibc_2013
uhd-2
Posted by David Wood Sep 16, 2013
How much improvement in image quality will be enough to convince the public to buy a new UHDTV TV set? Of course, if we knew this we could make a fortune. Here at IBC, people are beginning to take sides, and we hear both from visitors to the... Read more
ibc
uhdtv
high_frame_rate
ibc_2013
Posted by David Wood Sep 14, 2013
If there is a buzz for IBC 2013 it has to be Ultra High Definition TV. Almost every other conference session concerns UHDTV (I exaggerate a little.) Everyday someone else announces a new UHDTV test channel or UHDTV shoot.    One... Read more
innovation
ibc
conference
npo
nrk
rtbf
svt
rtve
radio_france
ibc_2013
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 14, 2013
This afternoon's EBU-produced session at the IBC 2013 conference was a showcase of technology innovation from across Europe. Six different Members took to the podium - from Sweden, Spain, Norway, Belgium, France and the Netherlands - to present... Read more
IBC
demo
ibc
ibc_2013
clouds
hepia
Posted by David Wood Sep 14, 2013
Looking around the EBU stand at IBC 2013 (10.F20) there are lots of great demonstrations. Sometimes though, you see something, and think this is really going to silently change the world – because behind it is a new concept. This was how... Read more
IBC
ebu
audio
ibc
binaural
ibc_2013
headphones
Posted by Roger Miles Sep 13, 2013
IBC opened in Amsterdam this morning with the usual fanfare, as the first wave of delegates spread noisily through the halls. But on the EBU booth we're presenting an altogether more intimate acoustic experience, albeit one that provides just... Read more
change
vision2020
ta2013
ulrich_reimers
Posted by David Wood Jun 14, 2013
The final half day of the Technical Assembly began with a look at the EBU’s Vision2020 project. This is intended to provide guidance to EBU Members to ensure they are relevant in the year 2020 and beyond. The project has a leader, a timetable,... Read more
strategy
standardization
ta2013
Posted by David Wood Jun 14, 2013
Day 2 of the 2013 Technical Assembly began with warm weather, an introduction by Hans Hoffmann, and a delightful video, almost live, from Gdansk in Poland, where test shooting is being made in 3D and 4k of the EUROVISION Young Dancers contest.... Read more
Technical Assembly
multiplatform
distribution_technologies
ta2013
linked_data
networked_media
Posted by David Wood Jun 13, 2013
The afternoon at TA2013 provided an insight into programme making, programme ‘finding’, programme delivery, and consumer behaviour in the new 'multiplatform' world.   Programme-findingThe session began with an explanation by... Read more
proud_to_present
ta2013
red_bull_media_house
br_hoch_drei
Posted by David Wood Jun 13, 2013
I really liked the opening session of this year's Technical Assembly! The sun was shining in Munich, and the conference facilities are superb. And when you have speakers who talk about important projects, and say things like; “yes, we... Read more
Mobile World Congress
lte
embms
local_broadcasting
Posted by Bram Tullemans Feb 28, 2013
Long Term Evolution: a buzzword at MWC, at least for the last five years when I've been in Barcelona for the event. The first wireless internet access services using this data transmission technique are slowly being rolled out, most of the time... Read more
Mobile World Congress
tv
lg
connected_tv
smarttv
samsung
Posted by Bram Tullemans Feb 27, 2013
That your smartphone can be used as a remote control for the TV is not new. The question is more whether it represents an improvement to existing controls? At MWC in Barcelona this week, the next generation of this special use case is shown... Read more
Mobile World Congress
online
streaming
distribution
quality
ott
adaptive_streaming
distribution_technologies
Posted by Bram Tullemans Feb 27, 2013
As broadcasters we want to send out our content to all our viewers at the highest qaulity possible. It is in our veins and therefore we distribute our content via channels that can guarantee a fixed quality of video. Today at the Mobile World... Read more
Mobile World Congress
4k
mobile
dvb-t2
uhd
uhd-1
Posted by Bram Tullemans Feb 25, 2013
Anywhere anytime is an often-heard slogan at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This slogan is supposed to refer to the advantage of unicast delivery of on-demand services. Demos on the Spanish and Catalan booths here show how the terrestrial Read more
Production Technology Seminar 2013
audio
software
video
file
mxf
qc
digital
file-based
fims
quality
compression
workflow
control
black
videos
errors
faults
problems
tape
analogue
codecs
encoders
decoders
baseband
coding
sync
humour
funny
Posted by Frans Dejong Feb 05, 2013
We humans are good at remembering extremes. And advertisers know it. 25 years ago Dutch public television broadcast a commercial that virtually everybody of 35 years and older will remember.   Read more
Production Technology Seminar 2013
technology
production
green
media
bbc
broadcast
bafta
trains
planes
automobiles
footpring
carbon
calculator
flying
flights
bikes
pedibus
Posted by Frans Dejong Feb 04, 2013
Richard Smith (BBC) made an almost emotional plea last week (at PTS 2013) for all broadcast staff to join him in reducing all of the costs of productions. Smith said the price of not being green is easily measured using one of the latest carbon Read more
Production Technology Seminar 2013
4k
imf
uhdtv
3d
fairytales
disney
camera
8k
aces
Posted by Frans Dejong Feb 04, 2013
The keynote Howard Lukk gave at the EBU Production Technology Seminar last week was like Disney's latest movies: bright and inspiring. The Hollywood guru presented the audience with a stunning view of how movies are made today and how they are... Read more
IMPS Network & Learn
mobile
light
iphone
devices
htc
hd
mic
journalist
Posted by Frans Dejong Dec 11, 2012
German EBU Member SWR has established a workflow to allow journalists to contribute news with their mobile devices - and we heard all about it at IMPS Network & Learn this afternoon. The direct driver for this is the competition SWR faces... Read more
IMPS Network & Learn
content
homepage
production
online
news
team
television
desk
filtering
editorial
short
form
long
intake
Posted by Frans Dejong Dec 11, 2012
This morning at the IMPS seminar, VRT’s online expert Emmanuel Rottey made a case for producing a lot more short form content. He basically said it is unavoidable, as the audience is asking for it. The main driver is the popularity of... Read more
IMPS Network & Learn
production
media
imps
integrated
Posted by Frans Dejong Dec 10, 2012
Our Members are under pressure. They are asked to slash costs at a time when the number of delivery platforms has grown at an unprecedented rate. Thus, more content for less. But how? We're getting useful advice at the IMPS* Network & Learn... Read more
FORECAST 2012
networks
forecast
terrestrial_delivery
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 15, 2012
My colleague Elena Puigrefagut introduced todays sessions at FORECAST'12 by saying: 'The future of broadcasting is in our hands, let us see how should it look like'.   At this year's event I learned of many trends that all seem to be taking... Read more
FORECAST 2012
spectrum
forecast
spectrum_sharing
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 15, 2012
Usable radio spectrum is sometimes compared with land space. In some areas available land is abundant and every family can have its own plot, perhaps with a house and a garden. They need to agree with their neighbours about a fence on the common... Read more
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spectrum
forecast
digitag
wrc-15
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bernard_pauchon
dre_klaassens
pmse
nigel_laflin
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 14, 2012
There is growing pressure on broadcasters to release some of the radio spectrum currently used for Digital Terrestrial TV (DTT) services in the UHF frequency band. A market value of this spectrum is estimated to be many billions of euros in... Read more
spectrum
forecast_2012
itu
thomas_ewers
wrc-15
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 14, 2012
In order to navigate through the intricacies of the ITU process one needs to know many abbreviations and acronyms, such as WRC-15, CPM, JTG, Radio Regulations, Agenda Items, Study group and Working Parties? Those initiated will use them with... Read more
spectrum
broadband
broadcast
forecast_2012
marit_ingves
finland
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 14, 2012
This morning at FORECAST'12 Marit Ingves presented an illuminating case of the 'radical' Finland, a country that believed in technology and used it as a vehicle to get out of the recession of 1991-1993. It was not only Nokia, it was a vision... Read more
broadband
broadcast
forecast
forecast_2012
itu
pham_hai
myra_moore
digital_tech_consulting
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 14, 2012
Pham Hai of the ITU took us for a walk in a new TV landscape and almost got lost. In his FORECAST'12 keynote he spoke about the shiny new mobile devices, the new opportunities for user participation, the rise of on-demand media, the blurring... Read more
broadcasting
spectrum
forecast
digitag
vermaele
forecast_2012
Posted by Darko Ratkaj Nov 14, 2012
Lieven Vermaele, EBU director of Technology & Innovation, has told us this morning at FORECAST'12 that the future of broadcasting will be decided in the next three years. This is why, when we discuss one or another frequency band we must... Read more
tedxtransmedia
saku_tuominen
idealist_group
Posted by Media Strategy Nov 07, 2012
Saku Tuominen is founder and creative director of Idealist Group, a Finnish production company of ideas. He is one of the leading consultants of creativity in Finland and abroad and has a project called ‘Redesigning 925,’ about redesigning Read more
2012
transmedia
tedxtransmedia
Posted by Media Strategy Nov 05, 2012
Interviews with kids’ philosopher Øyvind Olsholt, transmedia storyteller Alison Norrington, games writer Rhianna Pratchett and TEDx Transmedia Curator, Nicoletta Iacobacci, all feature in this English-Italian short made at TEDx Transmedia Read more
transmedia
tedxtransmedia
robert_tercek
Posted by Media Strategy Nov 01, 2012
Each of us, every single person here today, has a great opportunity. You have the chance to create the world of your dreams.   Until very recently, that opportunity was reserved to the very few, the elite of society.  But thanks to... Read more
transmedia
tedxtransmedia
robert_tercek
Posted by Media Strategy Oct 31, 2012
At TEDx Transmedia, Robert Tercek enraptured and enlightened the audience with his “7 Gifts for Creative Activists.” Robert, a pioneer of interactive content on every platform and Chairman of the Creative Visions Foundation, dubbed... Read more
Multimedia Meets Radio
radio
multimedia
multimediameetsradio
armenia
Posted by Mike Mullane Oct 23, 2012
Gohar Adamyan's speech closed this year's edition of Multimedia Meets Radio. Gohar presented not only 'LyunSe', a programme that aims to promote a social conscience amongst young people, but also she revealed plans for a Europe-wide platform... Read more
Multimedia Meets Radio
radio
multimedia
spotify
apple
itunes
soundcloud
turin
prix
italia
tweet-book
Posted by Mike Mullane Sep 26, 2012
On my way to Turin recently, for Eurovision Media’s flagship Multimedia Meets Radio event, I noticed a glossy magazine that invited readers to find out, "Which Justin Bieber song are you?" I resisted the temptation to take the test as... Read more
ibc
led
lightweight_production
ipad
go-pro
Posted by Roger Miles Sep 14, 2012
If you’ve ever been involved with a stand at IBC, and I’ve helped with nineteen of the 20 EBU stands that have been organised in Amsterdam, you’ll know that it’s very difficult to tour the other stands in the exhibition... Read more
ebu
metadata
amsterdam
fims
soa
amwa
Posted by Roger Miles Sep 14, 2012
Its funny how you get reminded of things. Carol Owens (formerly of the BBC), who was once-upon-a-time the chair of EBU group P/META, paid a visit to our stand at IBC. The instant I saw her I was reminded of two things she’d said that have... Read more
radio
dab+
hybrid
radiodns
ibc
bbc
radiovis
radioepg
radiotag
npo
radio1
3fm
global
capital
fm
heart
classic
1xtra
dab
Posted by Mathias Coinchon Sep 13, 2012
Our hybrid radio demonstration at IBC generated a lot of interest.   Together with RadioDNS, we were showing existing broadcasters live using RadioDNS, the RadioTAG tagging application and a proposal for a unified distributed authentication... Read more
qc
loudness
2012
ibc
amsterdam
make
lufs
Posted by Frans Dejong Sep 12, 2012
As a  Dutchman, I know what it means for tourists to come to Amsterdam. On almost every other flight into the capital a fellow passenger would start to smile naughtily at me before asking where exactly to find the best entertainment places.... Read more
ibc
figures
statistics
fact_sheets
top_ten
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 12, 2012
The dust is settling on IBC 2012 and I think the EBU can be very pleased with the outcome. We had a busy stand with high levels of interest in all of our demos; we distributed more than 5,000 fact sheets (see below) and more than 1,000 copies... Read more
ebu
members
ibc
party
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 11, 2012
We hosted a drinks reception on the booth yesterday evening with the aim of giving EBU Members and our group participants a chance to meet and chat. There were plenty of familiar faces to be seen, including Technical Committee chair Arild Hellgren... Read more
ebu
ibc
ibc_daily
articles
coverage
ibc2012
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 11, 2012
We've done pretty well in terms of EBU coverage in this year's IBC Daily. (I guess "dominating" might be a slight exaggeration, but I can never resist an alliterative headline!) This can be attributed to a combination of us pre-submitting opinion... Read more
ebu
loudness
tech
r
128
calm
3341
3342
3343
3344
normalisation
target
level
tolerance
itu-r
bs.1770-2
Posted by Frans Dejong Sep 11, 2012
The alarm clock in my hotel uses jungle sounds as a wake-up call. The elephants gently entered my room Monday morning at 06:30 hrs. A good hour later I was enjoying the EBU Loudness Breakfast, together with more than 80 other IBC visitors. It... Read more
meeting
ibc
bbc
uhdtv
adi_kouadio
nick_piggott
led
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 10, 2012
A few snapshots from around the EBU booth at IBC this morning. Another LED light manufacturer takes up the offer of testing their products with Alan and Per's demo set-up.   Our BBC colleagues got special t-shirts printed to promote... Read more
tv
audio
hybrid
hbbtv
second
screen
watermarking
irt
Posted by Peter Macavock Sep 10, 2012
The 4 S's, or is it 3 related items? If 2011 was the Hybrid TV IBC, then 2012 has seen it mature with a number of stands showing off hybrid TV building on standards - or not. Humax (4.A80) is showing YouView - a rare treat for us Europeans as... Read more
ibc
fims
awards
jean-pierre_evain
Posted by David Wood Sep 09, 2012
There was glitz and glamour, delicate amuse-bouches, and a show pulled off by Rob Curling with panache. 8 September 2012 was the night of the IBC awards ceremony.    This was a really special one for us (EBU), because the winner... Read more
IBC
ibc
bbc
green_broadcasting
sustainability
simon_tuff
albert
Posted by Roger Miles Sep 09, 2012
Here at the EBU's stand at IBC 2012, one of the presentations is more than a little disquieting.   Simon Tuff, chairman of the EBU's Green Broadcasting group (pictured, mid-presentation, on the EBU booth), provides some chilling evidence... Read more
IBC
hbbtv
ibc
conference
integrated_production
uhdtv
3dtv
semantic_web
muscade
david_wood
Posted by David Wood Sep 08, 2012
The EBU-organized session at IBC (Prepare Today, Prosper Tomorrow) on Saturday was a real cracker. The session was split into two parts – the first about what we need to do today to be successful, and the second about what we will need... Read more
ebu
mxf
qc
file-based
imf
andy_quested
quality_control
Posted by Frans Dejong Sep 08, 2012
Do you know exactly how warm it is in your room? And what time it is, up to the second? Probably not. Human beings are not very good in measuring in exact numbers. We leave that to thermometers, clocks and computers. But if it comes down to... Read more
IBC
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 08, 2012
We have six demos on the booth at IBC this year, with all of them featuring strong contributions from EBU Members. It's important for us that our presence at the show also showcases the work that our Members are doing. For example, our Belgian... Read more
IBC
ebu
ebu-tt
tech
ibc
live
3350
timed
text
ttml
subtitling
subtitle
stl
Posted by Frans Dejong Sep 08, 2012
On the first IBC day we organised a series of five visits to subtitling equipment manufacturers to discuss the latest developments, especially the EBU-TT subtitling format which we published in July. The goal of that format is to provide a modern Read more
IBC
eurovision
technology
ibc
Posted by Benjamin Steward Sep 07, 2012
Opening day of the IBC started with an EBU briefing on what’s what and who’s who, ably given by Eoghan O’Sullivan.  He covered every detail, from the essential presentation schedules to the location of the water cooler... Read more
IBC
ibc
brand
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 07, 2012
IBC 2012 is the first public outing for the new brand platform for the EBU and EUROVISION. Of course the timelines involved with preparing for a show like this mean that a lot of the decisions on the look and feel of our stand had to be made... Read more
IBC
screens
ibc
sony
panasonic
lg
tv_logic
Posted by Eoghan O'Sullivan Sep 06, 2012
The build-up period has gone smoothly on the EBU booth so far at IBC 2012. Our stand builders have done a really professional job and have been very responsive to any last minute requests (of which there are usually many). Screens are always... Read more
IBC
technical
broadcasting
ibc
boffins
international
convention
amsterdam
rai
frikadellen
Posted by Frans Dejong Sep 04, 2012
  Arguably the most attractive RAI 'hall', the Elicium building. Picture: Adam Kliczek / Wikipedia (CC-BY-SA-3.0)   Being technical and Dutch has its charms when it is IBC time. Seeing the polders and hearing the soft ‘g’s’ Read more
IBC
Posted by Benjamin Steward Sep 04, 2012
It's IBC time again, when our beloved boffins from the Technology & Innovation Department (new name) dust off their suits, shine their shoes and set their GPS wristwatches for Amsterdam. It's also a good chance to try out the new EBU Community Read more
Olympics
Posted by Benjamin Steward Aug 06, 2012
Sports writers are calling last Saturday night (Aug 4) "the most important in British Olympic history". So how do I express how epic it was to be there in person without drawing flak for gloating?   Marching through the Olympic Park in... Read more
Olympics
Posted by Benjamin Steward Aug 05, 2012
After two days of privileged access to the dynamic world of Olympic broadcasting, I had no such invitations to honour on Friday. I was staying in Dulwich, south London, at the house of an old friend who is something of a technophile. His vast, Read more
Olympics
Posted by Benjamin Steward Aug 03, 2012
As I walked down the hill to Sydenham Station to start my morning commute, I pondered what lay ahead. My experiences of the previous 24 hours had attuned me to the hubbub around Stratford Station, the portal to Olympic world through which many... Read more
Olympics
olympic_games
london_2012
Posted by Benjamin Steward Aug 02, 2012
I am not ashamed to admit that on the descent to London City Airport yesterday morning I felt unexpectedly moved.   I hadn’t been back to the UK for more than two years, and I was struck by a sense of pride at the architectural splendour... Read more
Olympics
eurovision
streaming
london_2012
olympics
nbc
cbp
london
Posted by Benjamin Steward Jul 31, 2012
I have checked in. My bags are nearly packed. My itinerary is fixed. Tomorrow morning at crazy o'clock I fly to London, where I will become another smiling face in the buzzing Olympic throng.   As the Games have got into their stride,... Read more
Olympics
ebu
eurovision
olympic_games
london_2012
ibc
icona_point
olympics
Posted by Benjamin Steward Jul 27, 2012
The starting gun for the London 2012 Olympic Games is just hours away. The International Olympic Committee, the EBU and its Members have been readying themselves for years, and there is a tang of excitement in the air that, at last, the Games... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 23, 2012
The GA is all over now....except for those who spend an extra day in Strasbourg taking in its culture.   What would we give as an overall verdict?   I think we could say rather good.   The sessions kept the audience's... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 23, 2012
The first session of the final afternoon of the General Assembly was about the future of the media – what the trends are, what the signs are, and what broadcasters should be doing about it.   Three 'Gurus' were invited to give... Read more
Assemblog
ebu
european
service
Posted by Annika Nyberg Jun 22, 2012
The values have been unanimously adopted! Hooray! This is a truly important and significant step for the EBU. Only when we agree who we are and agree that this is who we want be can we act together for the benefit of society. Work doesn't stop... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 22, 2012
Public service media occupy a privileged position in society.  They have a mission to provide such elements as impartiality and universality.   For the past year, a group has tried to set down on paper what are, or should be,... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 22, 2012
The meeting heard from the European Commission of the partnership agreement with the EBU to work together to help publically owned broadcasting in the 'enlargement countries' of the EU.   An important step forward.  Congratulations... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 22, 2012
The public choice made during elections is critically important for us all.  Broadcasters rightly see their role as helping the public to understand candidates and their views, so they can make informed choices. A special session was held... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 22, 2012
Day 2 begins with a keynote for MEP Catherine Trautmann, one of the legislators with the greatest interest in, and best understanding of, the media.  Ms Trautmann understands, we are pleased to  hear,  exactly where we are... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 21, 2012
The afternoon continues with the other Departments. Do you remember how the other Departments did?   First up is the Technology and Development Department movie.  It is good.  For some reason people in the Technology Department... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 21, 2012
The afternoon gives the EBU Departments the chance to explain the work of their teams to the General Assembly.  They all have shot short movies to explain what they do.   This gives your blogger the chance to tell you afterwards... Read more
Posted by David Wood Jun 21, 2012
In the second session of the day, EBU DG Ingrid Deltenre took delegates through some of the statistics of the last year in the EBU.   There were lots of contracts, concerts, and names – but for some reason  I do remember... Read more
Assemblog
ebu
european
Posted by Annika Nyberg Jun 21, 2012
Now we are getting to the real thing in Ingrids report about the content members have produced - a multiplatform version of "Proud to Present". So much better to show what we do instead of just talking about it. Also a good example of something... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 21, 2012
What an amazing place Strasbourg is!   Part looks like it came from 1000 years in the past.  Part looks like it came from 1000 years in the future.   The Parliament Building has vast atria, and a real feeling space...you... Read more
Assemblog
ebu
Posted by Annika Nyberg Jun 21, 2012
I hope David doesn't mind if I join the blog? The Assembly is just starting, in new colours, a new design, part of the new branding, and it looks really great! Very professional, and quite right for this place at the heart of the European... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 20, 2012
The view from my window at the Sofitel in Strasburg – the church of ‘St Pierre le Jeune’ – is a treat.  This is a ‘must’ to see if you can. Try to get a room overlooking it.   Problem is, it’s... Read more
Assemblog
ebu
wbu
Posted by David Wood Jun 19, 2012
Should coverage of national sports events be for Pay TV or Free to air TV?  Should broadcasters sit back and watch the decline of terrestrial television broadcasting?   The first meeting of the EBU General Assembly wrestled with... Read more
Assemblog
Posted by David Wood Jun 19, 2012
This is a welcome to a blog that will report some of the happenings at the EBU’s General Assembly, being held in Strasbourg, France this week.   This is the most senior gathering of the EBU, the collective organisation of Europe’s Read more