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IMF resurfaces in time for IBC with Eurofins research tie up

Almost a year has passed since Faultline sat down and discussed the Interoperable Mastering Format (IMF) with MovieLabs, a standard aiming to take costs out of the equation for studios. With three weeks until IBC, the term was destined to emerge again with a vengeance having fallen off the hype train, with quality assurance (QA) vendor Eurofins Digital Testing committing to developing new IMF analysis systems to ultimately boost adoption of the SMPTE standard. By signing a global licensing agreement with research center Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT), Eurofins will offer software to help studios, post-production companies, broadcasters and distributors adopt IMF. Eurofins will combine technical media validation with production and workflow business intelligence to build upon existing technology from the IRT, which…

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