SMPTE Elects Officers and Governors for 2019-2020 Term: Patrick Griffis to Serve as SMPTE President
Officers and Governors Poised to Continue Society’s Strategic Plan for Further Growth and Service to Both the Industry and Consumers
SMPTE Publishes Immersive Audio Standards for Cinema
New Standards Simplify Distribution of Immersive Audio, Ensure Smooth and Consistent Playout on Various Immersive Sound Systems
SMPTE Now Offers Technical Specifications to Address Rapidly Developing Technologies
First Specification Is IMF for Broadcast and Online, Developed With DPP
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