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2014-07-16 23:06:06

ETIA 2014 Conference Post View Release White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ETIA 2014 Overview Showcasing the state of the art in technologies for providing entertainment over digital infrastructures, the second Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference was jointly sponsored by SMPTE and Stanford’s Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). On June 17 and 18, attendees gathered in the Nvidia Auditorium in the Huang Engineering Building on the Stanford campus to hear...

2014-05-07 23:07:11

SMPTE highlighted progress in standards areas including ultra high-definition, cinema sound and immersive audio, and integration of information technology into the industry, SMPTE also showcased its ongoing work to provide both members and nonmembers with unique opportunities to engage with other professionals in discussion of the technical advances and business strategies driving the industry forward. White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Company Overview The Oscar® and Emmy®...

2013-06-28 23:19:36

First-of-a-Kind Event Provided Unique Opportunity for Diverse Leaders to Address Future of Internet-Delivered Entertainment White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the successful conclusion of the “Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age” (ETIA) conference, produced with the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). This first-of-a-kind “summit” brought more than 300 executives,...

2013-04-07 23:01:25

Task Force Aims to Enable New Business Opportunities Through Standardized Exchange of Professional Media Across Networks Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the formation of the Joint Task Force on Networked Media (JT-NM) in collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union...

2013-04-07 23:00:59

Entries Being Accepted Now; Winners Identify State of TV and Cinema Technology in 2016, Centennial Anniversary of SMPTE´s Founding LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the launch of its Centennial Predict-the-Future Contest. Participants´ projections regarding the...

2009-10-27 12:30:00

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced that WEGENER Vice President Gary Pelkey will participate in the 2009 SMPTE Annual Tech Conference & Expo as part of the technical session titled "Advances in Compression Techniques." Pelkey will present "Move to HD Without Bandwidth Penalty; Perfecting HD Streaming" during Part I of technical...

2008-10-31 18:00:25

The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) honored SMPTE Fellow Birney Dayton, NVISION'S founder, chairman of the board, and chief technology officer, with its prestigious SMPTE Progress Medal at a gala celebration last night in Hollywood, CA. Dayton joins the ranks of previous SMPTE Progress Medal recipients Walt Disney (1940, motion picture photography and sound recording of feature and short cartoon films), Vladimir K. Zworykin (1950, developer of television), and Ray...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (http://smpte.org), the leading international technical society for the motion imaging industry, is forming a technology committee to standardize mastering and packaging formats for content distributed over broadband networks. Such a broadband standard could fuel fresh business models by enabling consumers to purchase entertainment from any online destination and play it back on any device. The committee's launch highlights SMPTE's...


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