SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference - Recap

Special thanks to all attendees for making SMPTE 2019 an "out of this world" experience!

NASA & AWS Collaborate on Proof-of-Concept Live Video Streaming Workflow from Space (SMPTE 2019) At SMPTE 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) successfully tested a workflow that marks the first use of cloud resources for data storage and video origination for streaming from space. Watch the session on-demand here to see a special live interview with NASA Astronauts Christina Koch, Jessica Meir, and Andrew Morgan, located 250 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Station, with two NASA colleagues presenting from Los Angeles

From Imaging Among the Stars: The Moon, Mars, Deep Space, and Home Again, an intimate conversation with Todd Douglas Miller, the filmmaker behind the critically acclaimed “Apollo 11” moon landing documentary and Astronaut Col. Terry Virts, former commander on the ISS and director of “One More Orbit,” a documentary about how he broke the speed record for circumnavigating the globe

SMPTE President Pat Griffis and Executive Director Barbara Lange gave us an update on the state of the Society. We are proud of the value we have delivered for more than a century and are confident that with the continued leadership from our volunteers, SMPTE will be a valued asset for years to come.

Some of our favorite moments!