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    April 8, 2021

    Artificial Intelligence and SMPTE

    This issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal focuses on artificial intelligence (AI). AI was “discovered” in the 1940s and hence is certainly not a new phenomenon. AI is... Read More
    March 30, 2021

    ATSC 3.0 Marches Forward

    Madeleine Noland, president of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), chuckles when asked to contextualize the status of the ongoing rollout of the ATSC 3.0... Read More
    March 18, 2021

    A Framework for New Standard Development

    The Advanced Television Systems Committee’s latest standard, ATSC 3.0, paves the way for the next generation of television, with a true convergence of the best... Read More
    March 15, 2021

    SMPTE members are spread around the globe. You may have heard me reflect on the reach “from Australia to Alaska!”

    Today, we have 30 designated Sections around the world, including in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Germany, U.K., Nordic, Canada, and the U.S. to name a few.... Read More
    March 12, 2021

    Join Barbara Lange at the SMPTE Club for Women

    As you may know, we are excited to be launching a new program called SMPTE Club.  The SMPTE Club is an informal virtual roundtable concept that brings people together... Read More
    March 9, 2021

    Rewriting the Broadcasting Rulebook with NextGen TV’s Targeted Advertising

    Today the explosion of personalized content available via the Internet and video streaming services has raised consumer expectations well beyond the traditional one-way... Read More
    March 2, 2021

    Moving Media into the Cloud

    As discussed in the December 2020 issue of Newswatch, cloud-based media production has made rapid advances recently due to a range of industry initiatives and... Read More
    February 25, 2021

    President Message

    Colleagues and friends,  How are you faring in your corner of the world? This winter, I am reminded again of how lucky we are to be a part of a global community. It means... Read More
    February 17, 2021

    Are Light-Field Displays Moving Beyond Science Fiction?

    Those futuristic holographic projections seen in an array of your favorite science fiction films—from Star Trek to Iron Man—may be near reality. If the movies translated... Read More
    February 9, 2021

    In Collaboration With MESA, SMPTE Brings First-of-a-Kind Language Metadata Table Register Into Its Agile New Public CD Process

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Feb. 9, 2021 —In collaboration with MESA, SMPTE® is bringing the media industry's first human- and machine-readable Language Metadata Table (LMT) into... Read More
    January 31, 2021

    Evolution of News Media Workflows

    When it comes to news production workflows and collaboration, the broadcast industry has long pursued methods of more seamlessly working remotely while, simultaneously,... Read More
    January 27, 2021

    SMPTE Earns Two 2020 Emmy® Awards for Technology and Engineering

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Jan. 26, 2021 — SMPTE® today announced that the Society has earned two 2020 Emmy® Awards for Technology and Engineering recognizing excellence in... Read More
    January 25, 2021

    Workflows and Security

    We are Now Cloud-First was the opening phrase from my last Journal piece. This is particularly important when considering workflows and security. The security industry has... Read More
    January 19, 2021

    Our Hobbies Have Become Survival Instruments

    The entire media technology industry was thrust suddenly into the cloudand SMPTE supports its progress For the past few years, it was a safe bet that the technology... Read More
    January 6, 2021

    Newly Elected and Returning SMPTE Board Members Begin the 2021-22 Term

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Jan.6, 2021 — SMPTE® today announced that the members newly elected and returning to the SMPTE Board of Governors have begun the 2021-22 term. The... Read More
    January 5, 2021

    Why cloud technology is driving better video quality

    New media applications such as virtual reality (VR) and 8K are introducing computing challenges from a resolution perspective and from a codec perspective. Combine that... Read More
    January 4, 2021

    Reimagining Software-Defined Workflows

    As recent events have illustrated, the media industry’s need for more sophisticated remote collaboration capabilities in virtually every content creation category has... Read More
    December 31, 2020

    2020 Is Over - Here's a Video Recap of the Year

    Wishing our members, partners, and friends worldwide all the best for the new year! We accomplished so much as a society. Before 2021 kicks off, let's look back at what we... Read More
    December 21, 2020

    After Such an Extraordinary Year, We Can Still Reflect on So Much.

    Having  a great SMPTE community has certainly made 2020 a lot easier for me to digest. We are so lucky to be a part of an organization that is comprised of 6,000... Read More
    December 15, 2020

    Hans Hoffmann Is Elected SMPTE President for 2021-22

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y Dec. 15, 2020 — SMPTE® today announced that Hans Hoffmann, head of media fundamentals and production at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), has been... Read More
    December 10, 2020

    How esports is attracting big audiences

    Competitive video gaming has exploded on to the scene in recent years, attracting huge crowds across the world. Today, esports is the fastest growing forms of entertainment Read More
    December 8, 2020

    Is blockchain the next revolution in broadcasting?

    Since the beginning of broadcasting, from radio to TV, cable, and streaming, content creators have relied on a centralized entity to transmit their content and connect... Read More
    November 24, 2020

    Cloud Production on the Horizon

    The media industry’s lumbering trek toward adoption of cloud-based techniques for content production, management, and distribution has recently become more of a brisk jog... Read More
    November 19, 2020

    SMPTE & OSA on Fast Track to Release Industry’s First Media Microservices Standards

    Accelerated Creation, Review, and Formalization Process Brings Much-Needed Standards to End Users in Record Time Read More

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