Using scan converters and mini converters to facilitate the use of computer generated content in traditional media workflows

Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 18:30 to 21:30
Videotex Systems Inc
10255 Miller Road
75238 Dallas, TX
United States
Event Details: 

We plan to also stream this event live on our Livestream channel!

6:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner and Networking

7:30 – 9:30 pm Presentation and Discussion

Digital Media dominates the world of audio and video today. Never before has computer generated audio and video been so easy to transfer, access, and customize. It is important that everyone working in broadcasting be familiar with the newest way to handle media and how to get it to their audience using compression, streaming and scan conversion technologies.

Next generation digital technologies are now available to easily cross the bridge between computers and the video worlds with today’s new generation of media production workflows often including computer generated content from applications from Skype, YouTube, Livestream, Ustream, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Office based applications including PowerPoint as well as a multitude of other desktop and web based content.

The realm of computer to video interfacing is complex, but using it does not have to be difficult. This presentation will give an overview of how scan conversion works, how computer based scan conversion workflow fits inside a production facility, and how it is then delivered to an audience in the tradition video production workflow.

Join Matrox and the SMPTE Dallas/Ft. Worth Section for this free seminar. Gabriel Mitri, regional account manager from Matrox will be discussing how video professionals can meet the challenges of using computer-based content in broadcasts and how they can manage SDI signals within their facilities easily and affordably. He will also be demonstrating the Matrox Convert DVI Plus HD-SDI scan converter and new Matrox MC-100 dual SDI to HDMI mini converter.

This meeting will be hosted by Videotex Systems; the Matrox authorized reseller who will have staff available for additional follow up questions and subsequent hands on demonstrations.

Complimentary Diner will be provided starting at 6:30PM.

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