Motion Imaging Journal

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2020 Editorial Calendar

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Current Issue

May 2020
IP-Based Systems


The current title for this publication is SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal. The SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal is the key publication of the Society, providing peer-reviewed articles on topics in 3D, imaging processing, display technologies, audio, compression, digital cinema, and much more.

Reports - Freely Available

Message from the Executive Director: In Times Like These, It’s Great to have a Global Community
Barbara H. Lange

Update from the Standards Vice President
Bruce Devlin

Section Meetings
Tony Meerakker

Technical Papers

GPIO Over IP—AMWA IS-07 as a General-Purpose API that Easily Scales
Arne Bönninghoff

Color Volume and Hue-preservation in HDR Tone Mapping
Adam Burke ; Michael D. Smith ; Michael Zink


Engineering Design Challenges in Realization of a Very Large IP-Based Television Facility
Steve Sneddon ; Chris Swisher ; Jeff Mayzurk

Strategies to Protect Time Transfer in ST 2059-2 PTP Networks
Thomas Kernen ; Nikolaus Kerö

How CBC/Radio-Canada Tested Media-over-IP Devices to Build its New Facility
Félix Poulin ; Patrick Keroulas ; Sunday Nyamweno ; Willem Vermost ; Pedro Ferreira ; Ievgen Kostiukevych

Regional Contents in a National DVB-T2 SFN: A Novel Approach Based on DVB-SIS
Vittoria Mignone ; Andrea Bertella ; Davide Milanesio ; Bruno Sacco ; Silvio Ripamonti ; Michele Visintin

Exclusive Article Online

Steve Sneddon ; Chris Swisher ; Jeff Mayzurk

In Memoriam

SMPTE Periodical - In Memoriam


SMPTE Almanac
Michael Dolan

With the addition of the online-only issue, the award-winning SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal is now published 10 times per year, continuing with nine print/online editions and now one online-only edition, to provide members and subscribers with even more of the exceptional content they expect from SMPTE. 

Periodically published wall charts add insight into a very complex technical domain.

The Journal offers readers a view into the technical world of motion-imaging science. Each issue covers a particular topic, and past issues have focused on themes such as file-based workflow, compression, 3D, audio, distribution formats, advances in lighting, sustainability, and digital cinema. For its technical content, the achievement of purpose, and technical execution, the Journal earned a Merit Award in the Society for Technical Communication's 2017 International Summit Awards competition.

Particular issues of the Journal also include summaries of various SMPTE conference events — including the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, the Future of Cinema Conference held annually at the NAB Show — and the Progress Report, published each September to provide an overview of the latest industry developments with a particular focus on standards community work.


Past Issue Archive