2008 SMPTE Technical Conference Recordings

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General Session

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg, "Father of MP3"
Introduction by SMPTE President Robert Kisor

Reactor – Keynote Interview
Jon Healey, editorial writer for the Los Angeles Times

Keynote Panel: Rebel Alliance --  Geeks Lead Hollywood into a New Era
Sponsored by Fast Company Magazine
Moderator: David Kushner
Introduction by SMPTE Executive Director, Kimberly Maki

Panelists:
Naren Shankar, Executive Producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Tim Kring, Creator of Heroes and Crossing Jordan
Jesse Alexander, Executive Producer of Alias, Heroes and Lost
Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Writer/producer of Lost, Medium, and Charmed
Rob Letterman, Director of Shark Tale and upcoming animated 3D-film Monsters vs. Aliens
 

Technical Sessions


The DTV Transition: Moving Toward an Analog‐Free Future
Session Chair: Jerry Whitaker, ATSC

ATSC Update
Speaker: Jerry Whitaker, ATSC

Redefining Television
Speaker: Glenn Reitmeier

Developing the Mobile/Handheld Digital Television Infrastructure
Speaker: James Kutzner, Public Broadcasting Service
(Currently unavailable)

Navigating the DTV Transition: How Broadcasters are using AFD to Maintain Formatting Control of their Programming
Q and A for Mr. Hau
Speaker: Clarence Hau, NBC‐Universal

Computer Vision Technologies for Repurposing Multi‐distribution Systems
Speaker: Claire‐Helene Demarty, Thomson

Television Delivery and Consumption Models - part 1
Television Delivery and Consumption Models - part 2
Speaker: Michel Proulx, Miranda Technologies

High Speed Infrastructure for 1080P
Chair: Gavin Schutz
 
Introduction: Considerations when designing for the 3 Gbps SDI interface
Speaker: Mark Sauerwald, National Semiconductor

1080P, What does this mean for broadcasters in the short‐term?

Speaker: Ian Trow, Thomson

Considerations when designing for the 3 Gbps SDI interface
Speaker: Mark Sauerwald, National Semiconductor

Routing Switcher and System Design Considerations for Large 3Gb/s Core Facilities
Speaker: Birney Dayton, NVISION, Inc
(Currently unavailable)

Eliminating the Forklift: Designing Studio Infrastructure for Today and Tomorrow
Speaker: Wes Simpson, Telecom Product Consulting

A 1080p/50‐60 HDTV world – is it realistic and what would be the roadmap?
Speaker: Hans Hoffman, European Broadcasting Union
(Currently unavailable)

Stereoscopic 3D Production ‐ Comparing Methodologies
Chair: Lenny Lipton

Note: This archive contains audio only

3D History: A Short Course
Speaker, Lennny Lipton

Journey to the Center of the Earth Panelists
Paul Martin Smith (Editor)
Ed Marsh (Vis FX editor)

3D Live Action Status Report
Speaker Vince Pace (Pace Technologies)
Steve Schklair (3ality)

Conversion Panelists
" Virtual " 3D
Speaker Rob Engle (Sony Pictures Imageworks)
Dimensionalization
Speaker David Seigle (In‐Three)
Tim Sassoon (Sassoon Films)

3D Production Q and A
Speakers All Panelists

IPTV and Internet Video: Delivering on the Promises
Chair: Wes Simpson

Secure content distribution on P2P networks
Speaker: Mary‐Luc Champel, Thomson

Fast Internet: Build or Buy? The changing economics of video delivery

Speaker: Diego Dugatkin, California Institute of Technology

IPTV Standardization @ITU‐T
Speaker: Danny Wilson, Pixelmetrix
(Currently unavailable)

New High‐performance Architectures for Consumer Content Delivery
Speaker: Michelle Munson, Aspera
(Currently unavailable)

IPTV Program Origination and Ad Insertion via Software
Speaker: Greg Combs, OmniBus Systems

New Displays ‐ New Challenges
Chair: David Bancroft

It's 2010 ‐ do you know how your content will look? ‐ SMPTE's Work on Standards for New Reference Monitor Technologies
Speaker: David Bancroft, Thomson Grass Valley

The nano‐Spindt FED for broadcast video monitor
Speaker: Shinjiro Kida, Field Emission Technologies Inc.

New Consumer Displays and the Challenge of Providing Content to Take Advantage of Them
Speaker: Michael Sterling, National TeleConsultants

Defining the Future Consumer Video Format
Speaker: Ingo Doser, Thomson

Display Panel Q and A
All panelists

Advancements in Compression and Transcoding: 2008 and Beyond
Chair: Michael Smith

Efficient Lossless to Lossy Transcoding of JPEG2000 Codestreams
Speaker: Takahiro Fukuhara, Sony Corporation

Digital Film Archival using JPEG 2000 and MXF
Speaker: Siegfried Fossel, Fraunhofer Insitute for Integrated Circuits

H.264 Parameter Optimizations for Internet Based Distribution of High Quality Video Part1
H.264 Parameter Optimizations for Internet Based Distribution of High Quality Video Part2
Speaker: Kourosh Soroushian, DivX. Inc

Master Level Compression from Acquisition to Archive
Speaker: Michael Bergeron, Panasonic Broadcast

The Perfect 4:2:0 Reconstruction Filter and Its Application in HD‐SNG
Speaker: Akira Nakagawa, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Supporting the March to 8K
Speaker: Peter Wilson, High Definition & Digital Cinema, Ltd.

The Role of Metadata and Process in the Evolution of Media Asset Management
Co-Chairs: Jim Casabella and Graham Allan

Content Identification ‐ The Elephant In The Room
Speakers: Christopher Lennon, Harris Corporation; Harold Geller, Harris, Ad-ID

Content Identification ‐ The Elephant In The Room Speakers: Christopher Lennon, Harris Corporation; Harold Geller, Harris, Ad-ID
MXF "Mit Out Essence" Speaker: Oliver Morgan, Metaglue Corporation

Rich Metadata Description for Interactivity and Dynamic User‐Generated Information
Speaker: Shaiwal Priyadarshi, DivX, Inc.

The Impact of Technology upon Metadata Collection Costs: Courvoisier or Cold Duck?
Speaker: David Potter, National TeleConsultants, Inc.

The Next Generation Asset Management
Speaker: Eric Dufossé, Thomson

Multimedia Semantics ‐ From MPEG‐7 Metadata to Semantic Web Ontologies
Speaker: Ugo Corda, National TeleConsultants, Inc.

Metadata Panel Q and A
All panelists

Image Interchange Framework: Image Encoding, Color Transforms and Applications Session
Co-Chairs: Ray Feeney and Andy Maltz

Tutorial:  Introduction to the Image Interchange Framework for Digital Motion Picture Mastering
Speaker: Jim Houston, PostWorks LA

Colorimetric and Densitometric Encoding in the Image Interchange Framework
Speaker: Alexander Forsythe, Senior Imaging Engineer, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Rendering of Scene Data in Digital Cinema Workflows
Speakers: Gabriel Fielding, Eastman Kodak; Thomas Maier, Eastman Kodak Company

Implementation of the Academy Image Interchange Framework
Speakers: Gabriel Fielding, Eastman Kodak; Thomas Maier, Eastman Kodak Company

Image Interchange Panel Q and A
All Speakers

Digital News Gathering
Chair: Dave Siegler

Session Intro [Siegler]

Getting the Shot: Advanced MPEG‐4 AVC Encoding and Robust COFDM Modulation Deliver HD‐ENG
Speaker: John Pittas, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc
(Currently unavailable)

The Impact of Ubiquitous IP connectivity on Electronic News Gathering and Remote Broadcast Infrastructure
Speaker: George Maier, Microwave Radio Communications

Advanced Workflow Innovations for ENG and Production Applications Utilizing XDCAM‐HD422 technologies
Speaker: Hugo Gaggioni, Sony
(Currently unavailable)

High Definition Satellite Newsgathering
Speaker: Gregory Coppa, CBS

Digital Convergence: Where Stereoscopic HD Games and Movies Meet for the Home User
Chair: Lenny Lipton

Note: This archive contains audio only

Stereoscopic 3D Imaging, Processing, Distribution and Display: Stereoscopic Broadcasting and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Speaker: Mark Horton, Quantel

Bringing Stereoscopic 3D Into the Connected Home
Speaker: Tim Simerly, Texas Instruments

Delivering the 3D HD Experience: First‐ever Live Game in Pro Sports Shown to the Public in 3D HD
Speaker: Joe Cirincione, Evertz; Vince Pace, Pace Technologies

Digital Convergence: Where Stereoscopic HD Games and Movies for the Home User Meet
Speaker: Ethan Schur, TDVision

3D Q and A
Speakers: Lenny Lipton and Presenters

Topics in File‐Based Workflows and Technologies
Chair: Al Kovalick

Business Continuity Planning for Disaster Recovery
Speaker: John Wadle, OmniBus Systems, Inc.

The Fundamental Elements of Media Workflows
Speaker: Al Kovalick, Avid Technology

Service Oriented Architecture in Media Systems
Speaker: John Footen, National TeleConsultants, Inc.

Media‐Aware Storage
Speaker: Joey Faust, National TeleConsultants, Inc.

Automating HD workflows: future challenges for MXF
Speaker: Matthias De Geyter , VRT ‐ Flemish Radio & Television

Image Acquisition
Chair: Bill Hogan

Pixels and Photosites ‐ the Apples and Oranges of Camera Specifications?
Speaker: David Bancroft, Thomson Grass Valley

The Esmeralda Stage: An Analytical Test Laboratory
Speaker: Jonathan Erland
(Currently unavailable)

M-scope – Anamorphic Capture with CIF HD
Speaker: Milan Krsljanin, ARRI

Compatibility of 48 and 24Hz content – a problem and a solution
Speaker: David Richards, Moving Image Technologies

Digital Dailies in the 21st century
Speaker: Brian Gaffney, Technicolor Creative Bridge

Capturing Lunar Footage and Utilization of Image Data ‐The HDTV camera system onboard the lunar explorer Kaguya (SELENE) Part 1
Capturing Lunar Footage and Utilization of Image Data ‐The HDTV camera system onboard the lunar explorer Kaguya (SELENE) Part 2
Capturing Lunar Footage and Utilization of Image Data ‐The HDTV camera system onboard the lunar explorer Kaguya (SELENE) Part 3
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