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May 2, 2022

AI Enables Generative Audio

As discussed in 2020 and 2021 in Newswatch, exciting developments are occurring in the world of machine learning/artificial intelligence when it comes to certain aspects of... Read More
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March 29, 2022

Meet the Metaverse

In Chaitanya Chinchlikar’s opinion, the newest digital business buzzword—Metaverse—is a label that has all sorts of potential implications for the entertainment industry.... Read More
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February 14, 2022

SMPTE’s Media in the Cloud Work Accelerates

As discussed in the November 2021 issue of Newswatch, interest in media in the cloud workflows has rapidly accelerated, causing great excitement and new options for content... Read More
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December 27, 2021

Rural Broadband Access Growing

A recent survey from the Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) suggests that high-speed fiber broadband systems are rapidly picking up pace in America’s rural areas as we head... Read More
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December 27, 2021

ASC Test Film Coming in 2022

In mid-December, the ASC’s Motion Imaging Technology Council (MITC) finished production on a 16-minute short film called The Mission—made by ASC members for the purpose of... Read More
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December 27, 2021

Virtual Production Initiative Gains Steam

According to Kari Grubin, a media and entertainment consultant who is leading project management for SMPTE’s Rapid Industry Solutions (RIS) initiative, and Erik Weaver, head... Read More
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November 29, 2021

Where is Theatrical Exhibition Heading?

Despite the VOD/streaming revolution that has clearly gained steam during the Covid-19 pandemic period for obvious reasons, increasingly there are signs that theatrical... Read More
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November 12, 2021

Cloud Business Models

 Now that the march of technology has enabled sophisticated media production and distribution via the cloud, and the ongoing COVID pandemic has accelerated an... Read More
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October 26, 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 technological... Read More
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August 28, 2021

HDR’s Creative Impact

When she wrote a paper in 2019 for the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal on the subject of how high dynamic range can impact the creative aspects of storytelling, Rory Gordon,... Read More
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July 27, 2021

Olympics Tech Fest

As the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games finally got underway at press-time, TV Technology published a comprehensive roundup detailing many of the new and unique broadcast-related... Read More
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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 speed—standardization... Read More
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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
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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 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 never... 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 in... Read More
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October 29, 2020

NewsBriefs

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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 of... Read More
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September 30, 2020

September 2020 - A Report on SMPTE's 2020 Progress Report

The September 2020 special edition of the SMPTE Journal offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging progress report on just about every important current trend, technology, or... Read More
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July 31, 2020

August 2020 - Compression on a New Landscape

From the media industry’s perspective, the new pandemic-altered landscape has “had a very big effect on roadmaps for the video compression industry,” opines veteran industry... Read More
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June 30, 2020

June 2020 - Immersive Audio Expands its Reach

The entertainment industry’s ongoing drive to create deeper, richer audio experiences in movie theaters via the use of immersive systems and techniques has, like everything... Read More
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May 31, 2020

May 2020 - What's Next for IP-Based Systems?

In the world of broadcast technology, if there is one key development that needs to keep pushing forward even in the face of a global pandemic and an economic downturn, it... Read More
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March 2, 2020

March 2020 - Machine Learning Makes Media Gains

As discussed in Newswatch in 2019, a key reason for the rising promise of machine learning, or artificial intelligence (AI), in many major industries, including entertainment... Read More
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February 29, 2020

February 2020 - SMPTE DCP Goes Global

Cathy Huis in ‘t veld-Esser chuckles at the question—are we approaching a day when electronic delivery of digital cinema product will be truly global and seamless everywhere? Read More

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