24 Feb 2022

With more than 60 years of experience, the IRT (Institut für Rundfunktechnik) is a world-renowned research and innovation center for broadcasting and media technology. It observes, evaluates and develops new technologies in the digital audiovisual media with the aim of strategically adapting the idea of broadcasting to new market environments. Around 100 employees conduct research in Munich in close cooperation with shareholders and clients for innovative solutions in the fields of Next Generation Audio, Future Video, Artificial Intelligence, Metadata, All IP / IT, IP Distribution, Portals and Services, Accessibility and 5G. Its shareholders are the broadcasters ARD, ZDF, Deutschlandradio, ORF and SRG / SSR. In addition, the IRT works together with a large number of customers from the broadcasting, media and industry sectors. The cooperation with international research partners offers access to worldwide trends and developments. In cooperation with universities, the IRT promotes the training of junior staff.

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