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The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE serves its members with the latest technology information and education in a rapidly changing industry. SMPTE is also an accredited and globally-respected industry standards-setting body. 

The Philadelphia Section serves SMPTE members in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Our monthly meetings feature technology presentations by experts in their field and the opportunity to tour state-of-the-art facilities.

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SMPTE Philadelphia Section Meeting: XDCAM air: Sony's Cloud-based ENG Production Workflow

Join Sony’s Martin Lindsay for a webinar on their XDCAM AIR Cloud based ENG production workflow on March 2, 2021 1:00 PM EST. 

     Following the presentation will be a brief Q&A session. 

     We will wrap up by 2:00 PM EST.

     Email us for a link to the event at: philasmpte@outlook.com



Martin Lindsay

Martin Lindsay

With over 19 years of broadcast experience, Martin Lindsay has gained a wealth of knowledge pertaining to many aspects of the broadcast industry.  When joining Sony in 2008, Martin designed and built multiple production & automated master control rooms for TV stations & sports facilities, leading up to his current role as Product Manager of Wireless & Workflow solutions. He currently manages Sony’s wireless video streaming products & technologies, ENG camcorders, and Sony’s integrated production systems.


SONY - XDCAM Air Presentation

Sony’s Martin Lindsay will demonstrate their cloud-based XDCAM air service.

A service Sony calls, “A flexible bridge between field-based camcorders and studio & production infrastructures.” 

The webinar will demonstrate how Sony‘s network-connected camcorders integrate with XDCAM air streamlining workflows and how it improves news  gathering efficiencies.  Concepts covered will be:

  • High quality, low latency, live-streaming to multiple SDI receivers and to cloud/social media
  • Remote metadata tagging to identify and name clips as they are created within camcorders
  • Cloud-based asset management, facilitating file sharing and storyboard editing among team members along with NLE EDL exports and partial-file retrieves from cameras
  • Basic remote camera control
  • Remote preview & playback of recorded files within camcorders
  • Remote transfer of hi-bitrate and low-bitrate files from camcorders
  • Adobe Premiere plugin with accessibility to XDCAM air content for immediate use within the NLE

For webinar information Email us at: philasmpte@outlook.com

Philadelphia | SMPTE

Welcome to PhilaSMPTE, during the Covid 19 Pandemic, Philadelphia | SMPTE will be hosting webinars highlighting industry specific topics.  Some of our past webinars include:

  • Using AI to convert SD to high resolution digital media - Diligent Systems
  • The tale of three formats, HD and Beyond - Canon
  • Atom & Vue WFH Solutions - Evertz
  • Digital Media Workflows in the Cloud, (Sony Ci)- Sony
  • The new FX9 Camera - Sony
  • Town Meeting - Agile Media Production
  • Vaddio 2x1 Bridge - Legrand

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We welcome new members and new Friends of SMPTE | Philadelphia sponsors. Contact us via email at philasmpte@outlook.com