Monthly Webcasts Deliver Education
Live, interactive educational webcasts covering hot-topic technologies, issues and developments.
Webcast sessions are available as a SMPTE member benefit free of charge. Non-members may attend webcasts for USD $49.00.
Members are permitted to view previous webinars. Simply choose the title of the desired session, select the format, streamed to your PC or MP3 Audio only.
Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates
Original Airdate: 2 June 2011
Webcast Series: Storage
Related Resources in the Library: Digital Storage
Stereoscopic and higher resolution content are finding wider use in today’s digital media workflow from content capture, ingest, editing and post production, content delivery as well as archive and preservation. In this educational webcast, our guest speaker Coughlin Associates' Tom Coughlin provides an overview of these technologies and where they may best apply.
Speaker: Gregg Favalora, Principal, Optics for Hire
Original Airdate: 28 April 2011
Webcast Series: Displays
Related Resources in the Library: Autostereoscopic
Speaker: Walt Husak, Director Image Technologies, Dolby
Original Airdate: 31 March 2011
Webcast Series: Image Acquisition
Related Resources in the Library: Codecs
The world of video codecs can be a very confusing place. It is not a big surprise that one might find it challenging to understand them all. Mr. Walt Husak, Dolby Laboratories’ Director Image Technologies will help make sense of the world of codecs by providing an overview of the more popular imaging codecs, how they were developed and how they are being used.
Speakers: Michael Richmond, Ph.D; - Researcher at IBM Almanden Research Center; Ed Childers - Senior Technical Staff Member and Manager, Tape Development IBM; David Trumbo – CTO, Media Technology Market Partners
Original Airdate: 13 January 2011
Webcast Series: Storage
Related Resources in the Library: LTFSThe latest generation of LTO data tape technology, LTO-5, enables the creation of a second partition on the tape which can be used for indexing the tape’s content. This session will describe the LTO tape technology, summarize how LTFS works and outline how LTO-5 is being utilized in the industry.
Service Oriented Architectures for Media
Original Airdate: 10 December 2010
Related Resources in the Library: Service Oriented ArchitectureA Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) design allows for integration and interoperability within a network of disparate network elements and systems. SOA has been used successfully in IT for some time, but does it work in today’s file-based environment of media content creation? What efficiencies might it provide and how could the SOA be applied to existing workflows.