SMPTE Launches Official YouTube Channel

Focused clips on International Stereoscopic 3D Conference inaugurate online presence http://www.youtube.com/user/smpteconnect

White Plains, NY, 7 June 2011 - The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education, today launched its official YouTube channel with a series of 60- second clips on the scientific and research findings to be presented at the Society's Second Annual International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment on 21 - 22 June in New York City. The channel is available at:
http://www.youtube.com/user/smpteconnect.

Among the clips on the SMPTE YouTube channel are those of Society president Pete Ludé discussing key topics to be discussed at the conference, including human factors related to viewing 3D materials, live holographic television, computational photography, and more.

The Second Annual International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment is the only scientific gathering to focus solely on the critical technologies needed for widespread and sustained 3D adoption. The conference's discount at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City expires 13 June 2011. For registration and program information, please visit: www.smpte.org/3D.

Press registration is free for the SMPTE event and available at: http://guest.cvent.com/d/sdqbs5/4W.

This year's SMPTE 3D Conference is co-located with DV Expo East (www.dvexpoeast.com), which will feature technology exhibits, keynotes, educational session, networking events, and more. By registering for the SMPTE conference, attendees get a free, all-access pass to DV Expo East.

Follow SMPTE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Learn more at www.smpte.org.

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About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

The Oscar® Award-winning and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. As an internationally recognized and accredited standards-setting body, SMPTE develops standards, recommended practices and guidelines, and spearheads educational activities to advance engineering and moving imagery. Headquartered in New York, SMPTE is comprised of engineers and other technical specialists, IT, and new media professionals, filmmakers, manufacturers, educators, and consultants in more than 65 countries. www.smpte.org