IRT’s virtual laboratory


IRT Lab is an Internet platform by IRT to make its research innovations more experienceable for the international public. Clips, animations and software demos give a practical an easy-to-understand virtual insight into the ongoing research work. Contributions by the researchers explain the background and functioning of the applications. For updates on the platform follow @irt_lab and @IRTpresse on Twitter.

With more than 60 years of experience, IRT is a pioneer of audiovisual media technology in a modern society. As a neutral research and competence centre for audiovisual technologies it explores, observes and develops new technologies with the aim to strategically adapt broadcasting to new market environments and needs.

Around 100 employees do research on the premise in Munich in close cooperation with its affiliates (ARD, ZDF, DRadio, ORF and SRG/SSR), partners and clients for innovative solutions in the research areas of new audio-visual formats, cross-media technologies, metadata, cloud production, all IP/IT, smart data, hybrid radio and TV, security, multi-platform, 5G, frequencies and network planning and IP distribution.