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Media in the Cloud: Ontology Guide

Why a Standards Decision from 1953 Impacts Today's Broadcast Software

Fractional frame rates - you might love them or hate them. Either way, they are destined to be with us long into the future. This SMPTE Educational Webcast expands on an informative, amusing and educational presentation given at this year's HPA Tech Retreat. It will explore the impact of nudging the frame rate of US video by 1 part in 1000 on systems, devices, and applications that permeate our industry. As we look to the future and UHD with high frame rates, the webcast will also cover the technology and operational areas needing attention when multiple frame rates with multiple timecode styles become more prevalent in the working environment.

Please join speaker John Pallett, Telestream, and Bruce Devlin, Dalet, for this timely webcast on what some consider a controversial topic.


Guest Speaker: Bruce Devlin, Dalet

Bruce Devlin has been working in the Media industry for 25 years and looks after Media Technology in Dalet Digital Media Systems. Formerly the CTO of AmberFin, the VP of Technology for Snell and Principal Engineer at both Thomson in France and the BBC, Bruce has designed everything from ASICs to software algorithms. Best known for being @MrMXF, Bruce wrote the book and chaired the SMPTE working groups on the format. Bruce is an • alumni of Queens’ College Cambridge England • member of the IABM • fellow of the SMPTE • recipient of SMPTE’s David Sarnoff Medal • recipient of BKSTS’ Achievement award • keen to educate the world about media • and a rider of bicycles (occasionally quickly)

Guest Speaker: John Pallett, Telestream

John Pallett, Director of Product Marketing at Telestream, has over 14 years experience developing and managing computer graphics and digital media software applications for entertainment, CAD/CAM, and 3D design applications. John is a frequent speaker at NAB Technical Presentations and SMPTE meetings. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada.