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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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    November 17, 2020

    Using open cloud infrastructure for live production

    As cloud computing and cloud services become ubiquitous for business, it's no surprise that broadcasters are also looking to use the cloud for live production. However,... Read More
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    October 29, 2020

    The Psychology of Immersive Media

    The rise of immersive media technologies and virtual reality entertainment concepts has led to the media industry’s increased focus on trying to understand the mysteries... Read More
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    October 12, 2020

    Bringing Order to Change is SMPTE's Mission

    Dear SMPTE members and the professional media community at large:   By now, you've seen that SMPTE has recently made some pretty bold changes to our identity. On October 1... Read More
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    October 7, 2020

    SMPTE 2020 - An Immersive, Remote Experience

    This year, we will be bringing together our passionate community for a digital event experience that will drive the motion picture, television, and professional media... Read More
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    October 1, 2020

    The Reimagination Story

    Today, I am delighted to share with you a reimagined SMPTE. As you see here on our redesigned website, SMPTE now showcases a bold new logo that better defines who the... Read More
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    October 1, 2020

    New Logo and Website Are Just Two of the Major Changes Making SMPTE More Nimble, Accessible, and Inclusive

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Oct. 1, 2020 — SMPTE®, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today introduced a new logo and website (smpte.org). Along with... Read More

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