A look at where the Broadcasting industry is going in the UK, Europe and internationally following the IBC14 Conference and Exhibition. There is so much going on - from issues like Spectrum Reallocation for Mobile services, UHD1 phase 2, the BBC Charter renewal, as well as the growth of IP delivery and the needs for major content providers to have outlets on multiple platforms.
This meeting will be led by SMPTE UK Hon sec Peter Weitzel with Prof David Crawford Executive Producer, Technology Sessions’and will draw in SMPTE members in the audience as the meeting seeks to answer the question of where are the media industries going and what are the new opportunities
IBC 2014 covers topics – from key notes given by David Abraham (CEO ch4), Matt Brittan (President Google Europe), Prof Brian Cox , Tim Davie (CEO BBC Worldwide), and Bruce Tuchman (Head of AMC networks Int. /Asia Pac) To technical points from UHD1 and its audio to Photo Sensitive Epilepsy across 17 sessions
SMPTE who is a partner in IBC is organising the conferences sessions on UHDTV and Laser Projection.
As well as the Conference – the 14 Halls with over 1400 exhibitors showing their products and services from Lights are cranes though cameras and Microphones all the "AV Glue" and mixers Editing/ POST, and play out ....then the various ways of distribution - Terrestrial , Satellite and cable and the greet range of means that us IP as the bearer.
IBC this year marks the launch of Content Everywhere - IBC’s international event for the Digital Media - before it moves to Dubai and San Paulo
This meeting is being held at Guild TV –the student TV station for the University oF Birmingham marking the links between SMPTE and NaSTA so that students interested in the technology of the moving image can be in touch with those who are actively working in the various industries.
The Guild of Students is on the left from the main University Entrance off Edgbaston Park Road "East Gate" - see detailed map.
there is limited parking there or at the car park to the right from the gate and then first left.
This will be signed
This map shows the parking places in red
and the route from the station (trains every 10 mins from New St ) in blue
Both trains to Reddich and Longbridge go via the University