The BBC’s quality standards are extremely high, and our work ensures they are maintained throughout every development in audio and visual technology, from high definition TV to compressed video and 3D audio.
After a year of work on a codec optimised for streaming, processing time appears to be dropping significantly.
Blog post on 30 May 2019
Research on mean displayed pixel luminance as a predictor of subjective brightness in HDR television images.
White paper published Jan 2019
Developing production guidelines for the brightness of HDR television programmes
Trialists across the UK filmed live performances across the UK, sending them back to the BBC via our system for capturing and enhancing mobile video.
Blog post on 17 Dec 2018
RFC 8450 paves the way for using mezzanine VC2 compressed video in IP production facilities.
Blog post on 18 Oct 2018
Imagine a world where the BBC makes content that’s perfect - just for you. Object-Based Media can do this.
Blog post on 1 Oct 2018
After HEVC compression we're involved in development of the next generation of video coding standards.
Blog post on 11 Sep 2018
'It's okay leaving me...' - It's a tale of two cities in this in depth look at the BBC's latest UHD and HDR production trials.
Blog post on 23 Jul 2018
A review of our Internet based UHD trials at the World Cup and Wimbledon this summer, and what's next for UHD.
Blog post on 19 Jul 2018
A guide to many HDR TV settings to help you get the best possible images on your screen.
Blog post on 13 Jul 2018
Evaluating the efficiency of two emerging video coding technologies against HEVC.
Blog post on 28 Jun 2018
Technical details of the BBC’s planned Ultra High Definition Coverage - in High Dynamic Range.
Blog post on 31 May 2018
We've been working with outside broadcast providers to develop live HLG HDR production workflows for BBC use.
Blog post on 25 May 2018
Our second UHD trial comprising all seven episodes of Blue Planet II in UHD HDR on the iPlayer.
Blog post on 5 Dec 2017
We're involved in 5G FWA trials which could deliver new content experiences that we're developing.
Blog post on 13 Nov 2017