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    August 11, 2021

    Tournoi de Golf

    January 1, 2021

    BootCamp 2020

    November 10, 2020

    SMPTE 2020 10-12 November

    This year, we will be bringing together our passionate community for a digital event experience that will drive the ...
    October 29, 2020

    Media Forward Student Night Town Hall

    Via Zoom (participation is limited to the first 80 registrants). Registration is required – see below. Meet local media ...
    October 21, 2020

    The TLX Project – a Successor to SMPTE Time Code?

    This presentation will include a brief history, the objectives of the TLX Project, and a progress report.
    Technology Series
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    October 21, 2020

    Town Hall

    The last stretch of 2020 promises more change and evolution for SMPTE and its membership than in the last several ...
    October 20, 2020

    IP Audio in the Broadcast World

    The SMPTE Toronto and The Toronto Audio Engineering Society would like to invite you to their upcoming October Section ...
    Technology Series
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    October 15, 2020

    October Standards Update

    Get the latest updates on SMPTE's standards activities in audio, video, transport, packaging and microservices. Our ...
    October 14, 2020

    Launching a Media Career in the Age of Covid

    Starting a media career is always a challenge, Covide makes it more so. A team of industry and career experts will ...
    October 8, 2020

    Glass to Glass: Considerations of Lens and Colorimetry

    In the new era of Wide Color Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) the management of video colorimetry has acquired ...
    October 8, 2020

    The latest installment in SMPTE Hollywood's "Meet an Industry Innovator" Webinar Series

    The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) will explore remote workflow ...
    Technology Series
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    October 1, 2020

    Space - Imaging Technology and Systems onboard Mars Perseverance Rover

    Join us for an extraordinary story of the Mars Perseverance Rover's imaging technology and systems.
    September 24, 2020

    SMPTE DC Town Hall

    Please join your friends for our next SMPTE DC Town Hall. Thursday, September 24, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and ...
    Technology Series
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    September 17, 2020

    ACES “101” – Standards-Based Color Managed Workflows

    ACES “101” – Standards-Based Color Managed Workflows
    September 15, 2020

    From Home and Remote Production

    From Home and Remote Production
    Technology Series
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    September 10, 2020

    The Best of Times in the Worst of Times

    Each September the SMPTE publishes a special progress edition of the SMPTE Journal - a window on the major media ...
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    September 1, 2020

    Remote Production in the Cloud for DR and the New Normal

    Even before the recent global health event, media organizations were exploring choices on how to deliver content with ...
    Technology Series
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    August 27, 2020

    The New Video Codec Landscape

    There seems to be no shortage of video codecs nowadays. MPEG just added VVC and EVC to the mix with LCEVC expected to ...
    Technology Series
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    August 26, 2020

    Why You Should Attend SMPTE 2020

    Have you been curious about attending SMPTE’s annual conference? Have cost, time commitments and other logistics, ...
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    August 18, 2020

    Powering What's Next: Separating Signal from Noise

    SMPTE Powering What's Next event series featuring Claire Southey and Kari Grubin who will discuss why cloud is ...
    Technology Series
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    July 29, 2020

    Remote Production Workflows and Technologies at CBS

    How are CBS Televisions “The Late Show with Steven Colbert” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden” produced at home?
    Technology Series
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    July 23, 2020

    Reliable, Live Contribution over the Internet

    The internet is being increasingly utilized for full-bandwidth contribution into traditional program making. Whilst ...
    Technology Series
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    July 22, 2020

    Working From Home (WFH): Daytime Talkshow - That's a padlock! How do we get back on air?

    The Coronavirus affected nearly all segments of television production, but none perhaps harder than the daytime talk ...
    Technology Series
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    July 16, 2020

    Software Defined Workflows

    Many industries in the M&E space have transitioned to a digital world.  As such, there has been increasing effort to ...
    Technology Series
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    July 15, 2020

    WFH - Media Consumption in the Age of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 virus has caused unprecedented workflow challenges for broadcast, production, and media companies.  This ...
    Technology Series
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    July 9, 2020

    Case Studies for HDR versus SDR

    Many creatives are concerned with large differences between color grading in SDR vs HDR. Even more of a challenge, the ...
    Technology Series
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    July 8, 2020

    Cloud-based Production in the Work From Home Era

    During this presentation, we will first take a look at traditional remote production workflows and their evolution over ...
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    June 30, 2020

    Architect Live Production Solutions in the Cloud

    SMPTE Powering What's Next event series featuring Claire Southey and Kari Grubin who will discuss why cloud is ...
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    June 25, 2020

    Standards June Meeting Outcome Summary

    Featured update: Starting new work in SMPTE. This Quarterly update will start with a session where we detail why you ...
    Technology Series
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    June 24, 2020

    IABM and SMPTE Joint Event - What does the second half of 2020 hold for our industry?

    The two leading industry organizations, IABM and SMPTE, have joined together for an informative and entertaining ...
    Technology Series
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    June 18, 2020

    Technology Trends 2020: A Look Back At CES

    As it turned out, the 2020 CES was the last major electronics trade show to be held before COVID-19 put the world on ...
    Technology Series
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    June 16, 2020

    The Future of Cinema: It Lives in a Cave in the Woods

    When we think of the future cinema, those of us in the industry are most often focused on the technology landscape, or ...
    June 9, 2020

    5G Technology

    5G Technology
    June 9, 2020

    5G Technology

    Technology Series
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    June 4, 2020

    3D CGI-like Audio Software: Next Level Sound Using Particles

    Computer  Graphics was probably the biggest revolution that happen in the entertainment  industry over the last 50 ...
    Technology Series
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    May 26, 2020

    Microservices - Achieving True Interoperability

    More than a buzzword, microservices have become key to media solutions of today. However, like most hot trends, ...
    Technology Series
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    May 14, 2020

    Creating In-Camera VFX with Real-Time Workflows: With A Case Study on The Mandalorian

    This session will cover advancements in “in-camera visual effects” and how this technique is changing the film and TV ...
    May 12, 2020

    Gadget Night, Virtual (Go-To-Meeting)

    Gadget Night, Virtual (Go-To-Meeting)
    Technology Series
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    May 12, 2020

    Remote Collaboration Audio Workflow

    What crazy times! Who could have ever imagined audio production/post-production that is 100% delivered from home? How ...
    Technology Series
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    May 7, 2020

    Two Blockchain Case Studies for M&E

    Before it was well understood, blockchain was touted as a revolutionary technology that would change the world. Outside ...
    Technology Series
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    April 30, 2020

    The Technology of Motion-Image Acquisition

    There are many technologies involved in motion-image acquisition: lighting, lenses, optical filters, image sensors, ...
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    April 20, 2020

    Standards March Meeting Outcome Summary

    The first-ever Standards Meetings in India took place in the first week of March 2020. This webcast covers the ...
    Technology Series
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    April 16, 2020

    News in the age of the Pandemic

    In this webcast, production media architect and SMPTE instructor Pierre (Pete) Routhier, Eng. M.Eng., looks at how news ...
    Technology Series
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    April 14, 2020

    AI and Machine Learning More Relevant in the Brave New World

    As unprecedented and far-reaching as the crisis is, a rough sketch of the post-Covid world is starting to emerge.
    Technology Series
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    April 9, 2020

    OTT Technical Challenges

    This webinar will outline the key solutions and technologies that meet the demanding commercial constraints and ...
    Technology Series
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    April 9, 2020

    A Practical Guide to Deployment User Cases

    Architecting OTT workflows now rely on factoring constant change into a data-driven solution. Change used to mean ...
    February 11, 2020

    IP for Broadcast, Colour Theory, AI, VR, Remote Broadcast and more

    IP for Broadcast, Colour Theory, AI, VR, Remote Broadcast and more
    Technology Series
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    January 23, 2020

    Why am I still affected by signal blanking? (and why should I care?)

    This webcast is aimed at young media professionals who may wonder “Why should I listen to this webcast even if I only ...
    January 14, 2020

    Leveraging Blockchain into a Media Supply Chain

    Leveraging Blockchain into a Media Supply Chain
    January 8, 2020

    January 2020 Event

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    December 19, 2019

    SMPTE Quarterly Update 12-19-2019

    We at SMPTE would like to extend our most sincere gratitude and thanks to Arista Networks in Santa Clara, California ...
    Technology Series
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    December 12, 2019

    Networking Fundamentals for ST 2110 and Internet Streaming

    Networking is increasingly important throughout the broadcast chain. This webcast picks out the fundamentals that ...
    November 26, 2019

    Virtual Production

    Technology Series
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    November 21, 2019

    How many new compression standards? AV1, VVC, LCEVC, HEVC and AVC compared

    The long-awaited glasses-free display of three–dimensional imagery will soon be a reality with the introduction of ...
    Technology Series
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    November 14, 2019

    Streaming Model for Field of Light Displays

    The long-awaited glasses-free display of three–dimensional imagery will soon be a reality with the introduction of ...
    Technology Series
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    October 31, 2019

    How Opera Helped Create the Motion Image Media

    The first compatible-color TV show seen at home was an opera. The earliest sync-sound movie is of opera music. Thomas ...
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    October 10, 2019

    Standards Meeting Outcome Summary 10-10-2019

    Catch up on the headline standards from SMPTE including ST 2110 and IMF. You'll also find out about the strong work ...
    Technology Series
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    September 11, 2019

    UHD Services and Security: Progress and Potential

    Now that the dust is beginning to settle around UHD standards and workflows, the stage is set for a significant ...
    Technology Series
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    September 5, 2019

    Breakdown of using the ZFS file system in a media production environment

    This SMPTE Webcast will provide a deep dive into data optimization, retention/replication and storage virtualization ...
    Technology Series
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    August 29, 2019

    Production Formats - Essence, Containers & Packages

    No matter where one works within today’s digital production workflows, there are three fundamental components that one ...
    Technology Series
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    August 8, 2019

    HDR, 4K, and Beyond

    Every piece of content has some new tag, for HD, UHD, HDR, SDR, WCG, and sometimes it's hard to keep the alphabet soup ...
    July 18, 2019

    Standards Meeting Outcome Summary 07-18-2019

    The July Standards Outcome Webcast covers the latest updates in SMPTE standards activities including updates to the ST ...
    Technology Series
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    June 13, 2019

    How speakers and sound systems work: Fundamentals, plus Broadcast and Cinema Implementations

    Modern sound systems appear to have similar parts, but they are put together in unique ways for a particular end ...
    Technology Series
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    May 30, 2019

    PTP Timing – Everything you need to know

    Next-generation IP infrastructure deployments have benefitted enormously from the inherent flexibility of IP networking ...
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    May 23, 2019

    ST 429-18 Immersive Cinema Track File and 429-19 Immersive DCP constraints

    Building on the work done in 25CSS to create the Immersive Audio Bitstream Essence (SMPTE ST 2098-2) published last ...
    Technology Series
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    April 18, 2019

    Electronic Camera and Display Fundamentals - From Light to Code Values and from Code Values to Light!

    In this webcast, we will discuss the basic technical concepts that describe how electronic cameras and electronic ...
    April 16, 2019

    NAB2019 Wrap-Up

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    April 9, 2019

    2019 Display Trends and Hot Display Apps Original Airdate:

    This webcast will focus on exciting 2019 display trends and hot display apps. Some of the trends covered will include ...
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    March 28, 2019

    SMPTE Quarterly Update and an Introduction to the new Workspace Environment

    SMPTE Standards Committees are charged with developing Engineering Documents and reviewing existing documents to ensure ...
    Technology Series
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    March 14, 2019

    Color Science Fundamentals in Motion Imaging

    This webcast will focus on the fundamentals of color science as it relates to the motion picture and television ...
    Thought Leadership
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    February 27, 2019

    Women in Technology: Current Status and Future

    In the last few years, many trade shows, industrial and scientific events worldwide have incorporated a WiT session. In ...
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    February 21, 2019

    Beyond SMPTE Time Code - the TLX Project

    SMPTE Time Code, standardized as SMPTE ST 12, was originally defined in the 1970s and, although there have been many ...
    Technology Series
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    February 7, 2019

    Human Perception Fundamentals: Color, Contrast, and Motion

    Motion imaging engineers are constantly balancing technology evolution in color gamut, dynamic range and frame rate ...
    January 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services

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    January 10, 2019

    Building Large SMPTE ST 2110 Systems Using JT-NM TR-1001-1

    With the publication of several of documents in SMPTE’s suite of ST 2110 standards, it is more important than ever that ...
    October 21, 2020

    Learn more about the latest compression codecs being used in live IPTV and any latency critical applications, ...