SVGE Sport Production Summit: EBU’s Dr. Hans Hoffmann to address emerging technology challenges

SVGE-SPS2014tata-tag-01The Opening Address at next month’s SVG Europe Sport Production Summit will be given by Dr. Hans Hoffmann, head of the unit on Media Fundamentals & Production at the EBU Technology & Innovation Department.

The Media Fundamentals & Production Technologies group in the European Broadcasting Union’s Technology & Innovation department is currently investigating a variety of important questions regarding future TV and audio formats; media information management; and broadcaster developments pertaining to bi-tri-media production environment, networks, media storage and quality control.

In this address, the EBU will examine major technology challenges lying ahead for European broadcasters regarding live and near-live production workflows, and outline some of the key standardisation projects underway in relation to those workflows at the EBU in Geneva.

The SVG Europe Sport Production Summit will take place at Amsterdam’s NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky on 11 September. For more information, and to register, please visit

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