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    July 22, 2021

    The CBC Deploys Automated Media-Over-IP in its New Montreal Production Center

    The new CBC production center in Montréal, going progressively on air through 2022, operates a continuous news channel with ten studio floors controlled by four automated... Read More
    July 19, 2021

    Precision Time Protocol for Synchronization in Broadcast-over-IP

    In every broadcasting application, all devices must exchange media data continuously while remaining tightly synchronized with each other at all times. That’s why, as... Read More
    July 18, 2021

    What a Difference a Year Makes

    As we enter the mid-year months of 2021, life is slowly returning to “normal,” at least here in the northeast United States. Many mask mandates have been lifted, and... Read More
    June 30, 2021

    What it Means to Increase Women in STEM

    The entire world has been affected by the pandemic for more than a year. Another important shift has been around social movements and with that, the increased focus, or... Read More
    June 17, 2021

    SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2021 Annual Technical Conference

    SMPTE®, a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is seeking technical papers for the... Read More
    June 14, 2021

    8K Wireless Transmission

    Transmission of 8K Video from Wireless Cameras Moves Closer to Reality   Read More
    June 8, 2021

    Check out SMPTE for the Big Picture!

    During this year’s Olympic games, 9000 hours of sports will be broadcast over 17 days, with a significant portion of that in UHD-2/8K ultrahigh-definition format. When you... Read More
    May 26, 2021

    A New Compression Paradigm

    Despite all the turmoil and limitations caused by the pandemic over the last year-plus, one notable industry technology sector proceeded ahead at full... Read More
    May 20, 2021

    Update from Standards Vice President Bruce Devlin

    Since my August 2020 writeup on Compression, there has been a lot of activity in this area. The founder of the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG), Leonardo Chiarglioni,... Read More
    May 19, 2021

    Frame Interpolation Using Both Classical Tools and Deep Neural Networks

    Frame interpolation, the synthesis of new frames in between existing frames in an image sequence, has emerged as a key tool in motion picture effects ever since its... Read More
    May 10, 2021

    Making Sense of the Myriad Choices in Production CODECs

    With the continued evolution of frame rates, resolutions, color spaces and transfer functions, identifying the optimum choice of CODECs has become progressively more... Read More
    May 4, 2021

    SMPTE, Baylor, and NASA Partner for Inaugural SMPTE + Event Exploring Expansion of the Color Universe

    New SMPTE + Series Blends Interactive Events and Curated On-Demand Content Library for Richer Experience and Deeper Discussion  Read More
    April 29, 2021

    AI for Audio Content Creation

    As a longtime researcher into the mysteries of signal processing, speech, acoustics, and human auditory perception, Sunil Bharitkar, principal research scientist for AI... Read More
    April 19, 2021

    Artificial Intelligence Creates Smart New Opportunities in Live Sports

    At the NAB 2020 Broadcast Engineering and Technical Conference, Adrish Bera, the senior vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Burbank, CA’s... Read More
    April 12, 2021

    Machine Learning Delivers a Breakthrough in Color Correction

    In the April issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, we explore using machine-learning to color-correct specific brand colors pixel-by-pixel on the fly. In our... Read More
    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 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

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