[FFmpeg-user] a -vf for broadcast safe

Bouke (VideoToolShed) bouke at videotoolshed.com
Wed Feb 12 10:01:45 CET 2014

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rio Kierkels" <riokierkels at gmail.com>
To: "FFmpeg user questions" <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 9:30 AM
Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] a -vf for broadcast safe

> On 11 February 2014 22:59, Rens Dijkshoorn <rens at onlinemedia.nl> wrote:
>> Broadcastsafe means useally that the matrix conversion
>> is transparent between all 3 colorspaces and no data
>> clipping occurs.
>> Rens
>> Hi Rens,
> Could you clarify what you mean by transparent matrix conversions?
> And thanx btw for the Tektronix link, its a nice overview.
> The big problem I'm having is not know which programs to trust when
> checking those levels as shown by the thread I linked to earlier.
> Especially checking levels in a broadcast compliant mxf file.
> I'm still trying to get in to one of the Dutch broadcasters just to see
> how they do the checking of mxf files.

>From my experience they have automated tools (Baton), but i also know that 
the STER
uses Sony Vegas with 'some' SDI board for visual checks if needed.
You can call STER, ask for Ed and chat. (Be prepared for a low tech, high 
chitchat conversation.)


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