IPTC Video Metadata Hub
Recommendation 1.0

Approved by IPTC on 24 October 2016, available
at www.iptc.org/std/videometadatahub/recommendation/1.0

Specification

Properties

The Video Metadata Hub’s set of metadata properties includes:

  • ~ 20 properties describing what can be seen and heard in the video
  • ~ 15 properties providing rights related information
  • ~ 15 properties for administrative purposes
  • ~ 25 properties covering technical characteristics
  • ~ 15 structures of properties which are used for properties listed above

Each of the properties are defined with:

  • a name
  • a definition of its semantics
  • a basic data type
  • a definition how often it may occur in the metadata about a piece of video

Technical Implementation

All Video Metadata Hub properties can be expressed by these technical standards:

  • EBU Core – recommended for metadata in stand-alone documents associated with the video binary
  • XMP – recommended for metadata embedded into the binary video file

Recommended Mapping

Many of the Hub properties are mapped to properties defined by these technical standards:

Use Cases

Read about use cases for the Video Metadata Hub.