SMPTE Extends Access to Society Resources With Launch of Mobile App
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — April 1, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the release of its new mobile application for use with iOS, Android, and Web-based operating systems.
"We created the SMPTE mobile app as a way to provide useful information and updates that members will find valuable," said Aimée Ricca, marketing and communication at SMPTE. "Because it's not limited to SMPTE members, this mobile app also serves as a convenient quick-reference guide for anyone looking to learn more about the Society."
The free app provides users with access to breaking news, updates on upcoming educational events, local Section information, the SMPTE Digital Library, test materials, details about membership benefits, social media, and multimedia in one easy-to-use package. In addition to placing photos, videos, social media posts, and links to journal articles at users' fingertips, the SMPTE mobile app also gives users the opportunity to post their own photos to the LiveAlbum.
The SMPTE mobile app is now available for download on iTunes and Google Play. A Web-based (http://smpte.mobapp.at) version is available for other operating systems.
Further information about SMPTE is available online at www.smpte.org.
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About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®)
The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a professional membership association, is the preeminent leader in the advancement of the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem worldwide. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTEMotion Imaging Journal and developed more than 650 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. The Society is sustained by more than 6,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students — who meet in Sections throughout the world. Information on joining SMPTE is available at www.smpte.org/join.
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