Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 04:45
Birmingham City University
Millennium Point Curzon Street
B4 7XG Birmingham
United Kingdom
Event Details: 

Following SMPTE’s approval of ST 2110 Standards  during IBC Phil Myers of s-a-m provides an overview of this major advance from the ground up, how it iis constructed very differently from SDI and how it will impact the whole Film Tv and digital industries.-and how it is working now with the Timeline Television OB Vehicle

SMPTE ST 2110 Professional Media Over IP Networks in Real-Time . specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional media applications.

Phil Myers  will take us through the ST 2110 standards and what this means in a real-world broadcast system,  discussing both the theory and the practice, based on his in-depth knowledge of the leading range of IP products  designed and made at s-a-m   

  Download Phil's presentation

One example of this - Timeline Television OB truck  is a working example currently on the road making programmes using this very IP technology.  This is a state-of-the-art triple expanding outside broadcast truck provides fully uncompressed 4K and HDR over IP.  See it on youtube


Phil Myers, IP Product Manager, Snell Advanced Media

Phil MyersPhil has in excess of 20 years’ experience of product management and business development and has held a number of technology leadership roles within the industry, most recently for Grass Valley within the EMEA region where he was responsible for architecting digital media workflows and IP solutions.
He previously worked at CVP Group, Pinnacle Systems and Sony and co-founded Oddfish films in 1997.


This is a joint meeting of  SMPTE UK Section and the BCU Student Chapter including the BBC MSc Students and Scratch TV 


Birmingham City University City Centre / Millennium Point Campus is just outside Birmingham City centre – see map   and Google maps

There is a multi-storey car park owned and managed by Birmingham City Council situated adjacent to Millennium Point. The car park can be accessed via Jennens Road.   After parking, take the lift to level 2.  Leave the car park at that level and into Millennium Point. Then go past the lifts; the entrance to the University is opposite the ThinkTank on the second floor Meet there as the Board room is immediately adjacent  

Millennium Point is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city – simply follow the brown tourist signs. The nearest motorways are the M6, M5 and M42.
NB. If using sat nav please use the following postcode- B4 7AP. 

Millennium Point is just 10 mins walk  from Moor Street Station  and a quarter of an Hour From New Street Station   – exit following signs to Moor Street Station 

The 1603 train from Euston (Arr BHM 1727)   is the last before peak time and you will be able to catch either the 2050 (arr EUS 22.13 ) or the 2110 (Arr EUS 22.43) 

see map  

Google Maps


This meeting is one a range of meetings organised by SMPTE UK
to raise awareness of the two key technologies for the Digital age

Look at the SMPTE UK meetings list to find other meetings