METADATA: Describing content in digital program production

Walker, Gerald M.
November 1999
World Broadcast News;Nov99, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on papers delivered at the 1999 International Broadcasting Convention that reveal some of the secrets of metadata. Standardized information about program content; Techniques for exploiting metadata in a digital program production setting; Metadata production tools; Relevance of Moving Picture Experts Group 7 to broadcasting. INSET: Personal TV getting closer.


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