BBC Research & Development

IBC2018 Future Zone Exhibitors

As broadcasters the move to IP distribution is important and has significant impacts on the industry. BBC R&D is pushing the boundaries in this area, covering new content experiences and Object-Based Media – plus combining the cream of traditional broadcast technology with the best of IP to create a new distribution network to support such novel services. Our stand focuses on elements of this network - delivering UHD services efficiently over IP using the Turing HEVC codec, multicast distribution to efficiently reach large audiences at scale, dynamic substitution of IP-delivered content into live broadcast services, and low latency internet distribution.