The infrastructure we use to deliver content is in transition from a traditional point-to-point Serial Digital Interface (SDI) based infrastructure to an Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure, mandating new workflows and solutions. This clash in domains, from video engineers’ comfort with SDI to network engineers’ familiarity with IP, will require a bridge to foster collaboration between broadcast engineers and IT experts to troubleshoot issues in this new hybrid SDI/IP environment.
Home to many of the early developments in television, the San Francisco Bay area continues to innovate and enable the creation, production and dissemination of rich media.
The San Francisco section of SMPTE offers a local forum for membership to be informed and educated on the rapidly emerging developments in the technology of our industry.
The San Francisco section welcomes everyone to our meetings. Please check below for details of the next event.
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SMPTE San Francisco Section, in participation with the SMPTE Student Chapter of DeAnza College, presents a SMPTE/Media Forward event.
Industry expert, Steve Lampen, presents "The Road Not Taken" on the topic of finding jobs in the future of the film/TV/professional media industry.
In addition to SMPTE members, we invite students, educators, members from Audio Engineering Society and other industry organizations to join us for this event.
Parking available on Campus ($3 fee payable)
Everyone is invited - bring your spouse, partner, guest, and enjoy the evening. There is no charge for the event.
The Silicon Valley Capital Club is located on the 17th floor of the 50 West San Fernando Street building in San Jose. Parking is available in the garage underneath the building and will be validated by the club.
PLEASE NOTE that the club has a dress code. Business casual is the expectation.
Join the SMPTE Engineering Standards team at Dolby Labs' new facility on Market Street for a brief update on standards activity, followed by a movie presentation in Dolby's state of the art Dolby Vision and Atmos equipped theatre.
Bruce Devlin, SMPTE's Standards VP, will give us a brief overview of the current state of play in the various standards sub-committees.
SMPTE-2110 is providing standardization for IP as the underlying infrastructure for professional media production. In delivering more than the efficacy that we have achieved with SDI, SMPTE-2110 has developed as a suite of standards with the incorporation of new options, the latest of which is NMOS IS-06. Ms. Dhesikan's talk will focus on the relationship between the publications of NMOS IS-04, 05, -06 with respect to Broadcast IP workflows that provide device discovery, media flow setup and transport of media between sources and destinations. Ms.