SMPTE Online Library Archive

Materials are organized by topic. Select your article by clicking on the title which will open a pdf of the paper or PowerPoint. The SMPTE Online Library will continue to grow, so please visit us often as we expand.

All materials in the SMPTE Library are copyrighted, and therefore no part of any article within the library can be reproduced without the written permission of SMPTE.

All papers and Power Points in the SMPTE Library are research papers written by various individual experts in the field of motion imaging, and many of the articles have been presented at previous SMPTE conferences. However, any implication or claim made by a paper are solely those of the author.

Datacasting Applications

Content Processing for Data Broadcasting, Ed Casaccia, Geocast Network Systems
Broadband Services Using Data Broadcasting and Point-to-Point Networks, Peter Krummenacher, Hans-Jörg Vögel, and Erik Troelsen, The Fantastic Corp.
Datacasting Applications: Real World Experience, Frederick Grenier and Bret Jenkins, Thomcast Communications, Inc.
Data Broadcasting to a Trusted Client, Bhavan Shah and Marc Duvivier, Wavexpress
 

System Architecture in the Plant

Balancing Bandwidth and Bytes: Managing Storage and Transmission Across Data Networks, Peter Ludé, iBlast and Dan Radke, HD-Associates
Media Management for Audiovisual Digital Archiving, Angelo D'Alessio, SHS Multimedia; A. Bertini, F. Ciferri, G. Ferrari, and M. Strambini
Managing and Monitoring a Data Broadcast Network, Sheila Joyce, Geocast Network Systems
An Object Server Supporting Metadata for Video Intensive Internet-Based Access, Christopher C. Woollard, University of Greenwich
Continuity Monitoring of Audio, Video, and Data in a Multi-Channel Facility, David Strachan, Evertz Microsystems, Ltd.
The Role of a DTV Edge Server in Support of Data Broadcasting Applications, James P. Janniello and Chris Ward, IBM Corp.
 

Transmission Architecture

Infrastructure for an NTSC/ATSC-Supported Nationwide Data Broadcasting Service: Present and Future, David Boroughs, PBS National Datacast
Transport B for Broadcasters: Boon or Bane? Bruce Jacobs, Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.
 

Metadata Standards, Issues, and Formats

An SNMP Agent for a DTV Data Server, Dinkar Bhat, David Catapano, James Kenealy, and Gomer Thomas, Triveni Digital, Inc.
Streaming Metadata, Applications and Challenges, Robin Rowe, MovieEditor, Inc.
Metadata for the Long-Term: The Universality of Language vs. Fixed Processes, Sharon Flank and David Forbes, eMotion, Inc.
Designing Data Models for Asset Metadata, Daniel Hurtubise, SGI
 

Digital Archive and Asset Management - Technology & Application

The Need for Digital Archive and Asset Management #1, Gail Gleeson
Power Point
The Need for Digital Archive and Asset Management #2, Wendy Aylsworth
Power Point    Paper
Introductory Overview of Architectural Elements, Duane Shugars
Power Point
Ingest, Data, and Metadata, Brad Gilmer
Power Point
Media Asset Management Database, Jim Mains
Power Point
Media Inventory Management, Anthony DuBoyce
Power Point    Paper
Criteria for Adopting a Media Asset Management System, Janet Gardner
Power Point    Paper
European Case Study SAT.1 and ProSieben, Rainer Kellerhals
Power Point
The Case for Efficient Data Management in Broadcast, Carole B. Hogan
Power Point     Paper
System Security for Cable Operators Entering the Digital Domain, Julius Adams
Power Point    Paper
Rights Management, Brad Gilmer
Power Point
 

Broadband Distribution for Broadcast and Cable

Advanced Television Broadcasting in a Digital Broadband Distribution Environment, Brian Holmes and Ian Oliver
Power Point
How ATM Networks Ensure a Transparent Transport of Realtime Professional Broadcast Services, J. Chatel, D. M. Makoua, B. Guilbaud, P. Gendron, L. Thebault
Power Point
Distribution of Video/Audio/Data via a Paradigm IP Network Using QoS, High Bandwidth Efficiency, and Low Latency, Carsten Baumann
Power Point
Multichannel Serial Digital Video Transmission, Distribution, and Reception, Raj Chandra,
Power Point
Time Division Multiplexing, Multiple Video, and Data Streams into a 1.5 Gbit/sec Stream, Keping Chen and Randy Conrod
Power Point
 

Digital Cinema

4:4:4 Compression of Moving Pictures for Digital Cinema Using the MPEG-2 Toolkit, Michael W. Bruns and James T. Whittlesey
Power Point
Balancing Technology in Digital Cinema Systems, Steve A. Morley
Power Point

Digital Cinema Study Group, DC 28 Report (Oct. 2000)

Curt Behlmer, Digital Cinema Steering Group/Systems Liaison DC281
Power Point
Jerry Pierce, SG on Mastering, DC282
Power Point
Matthew Cowan, SG on Compression, DC283
Power Point
Walter F. Ordway, SG on Conditional Access/Encryption, DC284
Power Point
Richard Stumpf, SG on Transport and Delivery DC285
Power Point
Tom Scott, SG on Audio, Ednet, Inc. DC286
Power Point
John Wolski, SG on Theater Systems, Loews Cineplex DC287
Power Point
Al Barton, SG on Projection, Sony DC-28 DC288
Power Point
Dave Lund, SG on Projection, Media Technology Source, Inc. DC288.
Power Point
 

Webcasting and Enhanced TV - Data Broadcasting and All That's Interactive

An Open Architecture and Realization for the Integration of Broadcast Digital Video and Personalized Online Media, Norbert Gerfelder
Power Point
SMPTE 334M Data-There is a Whole Industry Before Emission, J. F. Carruthers
Power Point
Data Broadcasting: The Devil is in the Details, Tom Henderson, John Abel and Charles Jablonski
Power Point
Serving Up Data for Enhanced DTV Programs, Gomer Thomas
Power Point
Data Broadcasting Solutions for Broadcasters, Brett Jenkins
Power Point
A Standards-based Data Broadcasting Network, Pete Ludé
Power Point
 

Content Storage and Management: Tape, Disk, Video, Film and Virtual Environments

Mastering and Archiving Uncompressed Digital Video Test Materials, Charles Fenimore
Power Point
A Very High Bit Rate Image Data Recorder, David J. Bancroft
Power Point
 

The Digital Station - Content Acquisition and Broadcast

Considerations for Moving to a Video Server-Based Facility, Roger Crooks
Power Point
The Present and Future of Channel Branding, Richard Brice
Power Point
 

Film Format and Acquisition Technologies - What's New and Improved?

A Multiformat HDTV Camera Head, Peter G. M Centen,
Power Point
Kodak Ektachrome 100D Color Reversal Film, David Long
Power Point
Images and Formats, David J. Bancroft
Power Point
Squeezing Even Higher Quality from 35mm Prints, John P. Pytlak
Power Point
Assessing the Quality of Motion Picture Cinema Systems, Christopher L. DuMont, Roger A. Morton, and Kenneth J. Repich
Power Point
 

Format Transitions and Conversions: Techniques and Technologies

Removal of Spatial and Temporal Alias Artifacts in Format Conversion and Display, William Glenn
Power Point
Format Conversion Design Challenges for Realtime Software Implementations, Rick Post,
Power Point
Trials and Tribulations of Universal Format Conversion, Jeff Harris
Power Point
Film Sequence Detection and Removal in DTV Format and Standards Conversion, Scott Ackerman
Power Point
Transcoding: A Step into the All-MPEG World, Marty Stein
Power Point
Management of the Aspect Ratio Transition, Peter Symes
Power Point
 

Visual Effects and Animation: New Tools and Techniques

Achieving Reality Through Image-based Modeling, Rendering, and Lighting, Paul Debevec
Power Point
 

Audio Production and Post Production: The Multi-Channel Process and Its Challenges

Diamond Audio-Explained, Neil Karsh
Power Point
Seamless Audio Splicing for ISO/IEC 13818 Transport Streams, Seyfullah Halit Oguz and Sorin Faibish
Power Point
Is Your Plant Infrastructure up to Handling Multichannel Digital Audio?, David L. Bytheway
Power Point
Audio in Broadcast, Satellite, and Cable Television: Issues and Solutions for the Digital Transition via Audio Metadata, Tom du Breuil and Jeffrey Riedmiller
Power Point
 

Dailies and Content Review Technologies

Large-screen Review and Preview Techniques, Steve Cohen
Power Point I   Power Point II
Digital Dailies from Canada, Doug Mielke
Power Point
Review of Dailies: Streaming Video on the LAN, Charles Mitchell and Norman Haddamen
Power Point
Dailies in Hours--Streaming the Intercontinental Creative Process, Jim Toten
Power Point

MetaData Applications and Options for Production and Transmission

Metadata for Enhanced Electronic Program Guides, Gomer Thomas
Power Point
Real-World Implementations and Benefits of the SMPTE KLV Metadata Protocol, Stephen W. Long and Michael F. Vetter
Power Point
Metadata and Tagging: Standards, Systems, and Solutions, Mark Grossman
Power Point
Intelligent Television through the Use of Metadata, Kellie McKeown and Steve Tranter,
Power Point

24P Production and Post Production

Tools for 1080p/24 Film-to-Tape Transfer, David Strachan
Power Point
24-Frame and Multiple Frame Rate Post System and Equipment Design Considerations High Performance Electro-optic Camera Prototype, S. A. Stough, V. Bahnemann, William Hill, and S. Nicholson
Power Point
Acquisition in Digital 24P and 35mm Film: A Technical Enquiry, Laurence J. Thorpe
Power Point
A New Platform for Co-operative Content Assembly, Bob Pank
Power Point      Paper