Author Archives: Peter

About Peter

I'm a multimedia research engineer working in the television production systems department at Institut für Rundfunktechnik. We are based in Germany's greatest outdoor city: Munich - which is why I love working and living here... :)

Paper on NoTube’s HBB Scenarios

Following the investigations about the common ground of NoTube and HbbTV we did last year (see our blog post), we concluded this activity with a White Paper contributing our experiences and visions to future specifications of HbbTV and, of course, also … Continue reading

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Results from Loudness Web Evaluation now online

In December 2011, we already published preliminary results of the User Evaluation on Loudness Harmonisation on the Web in this blog. At the same time, we called for more participation to increase the data set for the final analysis. By … Continue reading

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IRT publishes NoTube article in FKT Journal

IRT has published a comprehensive article about NoTube in the current edition of the German-speaking professional journal FKT. An extract of the article which focuses on TV metadata interoperability can be found at

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Two days left to participate in NoTube’s Loudness Web Evaluation!

In NoTube we are investigating loudness normalisation in  multimedia environments. To investigate different listening situations and user preferences, we launched a web evaluation in October 2011 and already published some preliminary results. To gather more test data in order to … Continue reading

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First Results of the User Evaluation on Loudness Harmonisation on the Web

The evaluation of different loudness harmonisation methods which was previously carried out in NoTube as part of our work in the context of loudness normalisation clearly showed the excellent performance of EBU-R 128 (see also our previous blog post). However, … Continue reading

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Loudness Web Evaluation now online – be part of it!

End of 2010, we conducted a user evaluation to compare different ways to normalise the loudness of video clips. It showed a significant improvement of loudness normalised videos following EBU-R 128 compared to the original video clips without any normalisation, … Continue reading

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NoTube presentation at NEM Summit 2011

NoTube was at the NEM Summit 2011. Two papers that were submitted by NoTube partners were presented at the conference which took place from September 27th to 29th at Politecnico in Torino. Peter Altendorf from IRT presented a paper about … Continue reading

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