IBC’s Technical Papers Programme features original research on solutions to real-world problems faced by the global broadcast industry. The papers will be presented by a mix of industry professionals, academics, and R&D experts as part of the IBC 2022 Conference, covering a broad range of topics including energy-efficiency, 5G, large-scale immersive audio, social video coding and AI. The programme includes papers from ITV, Microsoft, BBC and Harmonic.
The programme is available to conference delegates and is presented in room E102 as part of the IBC Conference. You can register now for conference passes to access all of the IBC content agenda.
Here, we take a look at what’s in store over the first two days of IBC 2022.
Friday 11.00-11.45: Energy-efficiency for a More Sustainable Future
- A Personalized Pro-Active Smart Environment to Support a Sustainable Media Usage
Presented by: Regina, Bernhaupt, director, user experience research, Ruwido
- Post-pandemic adoption of Cloud-hosted environments for video editing and TV production during a mini (and, importantly, more sustainable) Industrial Revolution
Presented by: Tim, Guilder, head of production technology – UK, ITV Studios; Joe, Newcombe, media technology strategist, Microsoft UK
Friday 13.30-14.15: 5G – Tools, Trials and Media Production
- 5G-MAG Reference Tools: Dynamic content delivery switching between 5G broadcast and OTT streaming
Presented by: Daniel Silhavy, project manager, Fraunhofer FOKUS
- 5G S-NPN (Standalone Non Public Network) for professional media production
Presented by: Ian Wagdin, senior technology transfer manager, BBC; Peter Brightwell, senior R&D engineer, BBC
Friday 16.00-16.45: The Immersive Olympics
- Immersive audio in large-scale sports production
Presented by: Nuno Duarte, senior audio manager, Olympic Broadcast Services
- Trailblazing with 8K Live VR at Beijing 2022
Presented by: Rob Koenen, CEO, Tiledmedia
Friday 17.00-17.45: New Approaches to Social Media
- HELIOS: Foundations for peer-to-peer social media platform for the privacy-aware people and prosumers
Presented by: Ville Ollikainen, research team leader, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
- Providing immersive sign language education program utilizing latest android TV platform and AI technologies for better communication of deaf family.
Presented by: Kevin (Inkoo) Lee, CEO, EQ4ALL
Saturday 10.00-10.45: XR and Avatars
- An Ultra-Low Bitrate Video Conferencing System with Flexible Virtual Access Patterns
Presented by: Jun Xu, doctor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
- 5G Edge-XR Project: Live Broadcast XR Experiences using 5G and Cloud-GPU Compute
Presented by: Andrew Gower, head of immersive content research, BT
Saturday 12.15-13.30: Advances in Video Coding
- Exploring the Benefits of Dynamic Resolution Encoding and Support in DVB Standards
Presented by: Xavier Ducloux, senior innovation manager, Harmonic Inc.
- Data Compression for 6 Degrees of Freedom Virtual Reality applications
Presented by: Kevin Mockford, product manager, V-Nova
- Encoding optimizations for Video Game Live streaming
Presented by: Julien Le Tanou, principal engineer, video technology, MediaKind
Saturday 14.15-15.30: How AI is Advancing Media Production
- Automatic commentary training text-to-speech system for broadcasting
Presented by: Kiyoshi Kurihara, research engineer, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
- Automated Content Enrichment In Sports Broadcast
Presented by: Masoumeh Izadi, founder, TVCONAL
- Can we become Beethoven? AI created music: the musical and copyright issues around artificial intelligence and Beethoven’s 10th symphony
Presented by: Lisa Logan, general counsel, UK and EMEA, International Literary Properties
More information about this year’s technical papers can be found on the IBC website.