May 21-22, 2009
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SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Expo Update
Volunteers Needed for the 2008 SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo and the Preconference Symposium
Want to be a part of making the conference a truly world-class event? Please consider donating a little of your time. Not only will you be part of SMPTE's flagship conference, but you will also help to make the event a great one for your friends and colleagues! In exchange for your time, SMPTE will provide each volunteer free access to the conference on the day the volunteer works.
Here’s what we need:
To volunteer or for more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Global Summit Sponsorship Opportunities Opening at IBC
Please stop by the Partnership Village at IBC! If you are interested in setting up a sponsorship review meeting with leaders from the organizations, please contact Mariette Yost at email@example.com for more details.
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SMPTE Task Force on 3-D to the Home
The inaugural meeting of the Task Force was held in Los Angeles on August 19, and was attended by some 160 professionals from all parts of the industry. The next meeting will be held in Geneva on September 17, courtesy of the European Broadcasting Union. Details are at www.smpte.org/standards/meeting_schedule. Participation is open to all, but requires membership of the SMPTE Standards Community; instructions are available at www.smpte.org/standards/meeting_schedule/3dtf_mtg_details/Instructions.pdf.
SMPTE PDA Now: Double the Benefit for SMPTE Members in September
September 11, 2008 • 1 - 2 PM Eastern
"Evaluation Monitor Performance: How do new display technologies compare to the CRT"
Long at the core of motion imaging, the cathode-ray tube is on the endangered list, but what will replace it? LCD? plasma? OLEDs? FEDs? Please join SMPTE PDA Now’s guest speaker, Pete Putman, ROAM Consulting L.L.C as he shares the results* of performance tests he conducted using the display technologies currently trying to fill the CRT's shoes. See how each technology measures up to various image quality metrics in this important SMPTE PDA Now event.
September 25, 2008 • 1 - 2 PM Eastern
"Installing BXF Messaging: A case study"
Want to know what you might expect when you install BXF messaging in your facility?* During this SMPTE PDA Now session, Rick Stora, Sundance Digital, part of Avid, explains what lessons were learned during an early installation of the BXF (SMPTE 2010) messaging technology at WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
Topics in this educational webcast include Beta site candidate selection, application software preparation and coordination with the facility and the traffic vendor. In addition, our speakers share what went well and what didn't.
* Views expressed during this event are expressly those of the speaker
SMPTE PDA Now is sponsored by Avid, Canon, and Insight Media.
SMPTE PDA Now is free to SMPTE members and $49 for nonmembers. Participation is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. [Register Now]
SMPTE PDA Anywhere
Test your knowledge
Which of the following requires the greatest amount of storage capacity and the highest access data rate (Bandwidth)?
1. TV Network HD Archive
To find the answer, please go to www.smpte.org/education/education_pdaanywhere/ and follow the instructions to access Al’s presentation!
Please review the article “Member Contact and Electronic Services” in the July/August 2008 edition of the Motion Imaging Journal, or see the same content online at www.smpte.org/membership/services/ (no login required to view this page!)
2008 Society Elections
All Active, Fellow, Honorary, and Life Members of the Society are eligible to vote. The elections will close at 11:59pm ET on September 29, 2008.
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