22 - 25 OCTOBER

Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles

SMPTE 2018 Event Channel

Everything you need to know for the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

AIMS Partnered with AES on New Audio-Over-IP Technology Pavilion at AES New York 2018 November 5th 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions joined forces with the Audio Engineering Society (AES) to host the first Audio-Over-IP Technology (AoIP) Pavilion at the AES New York show.

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Fiber optic cabling is the path to supporting ever higher data rates needed for broadcast and production facilities.

The State of the Art in Fiber October 26th 2018 - 08:00 AM

Fiber has been around the broadcast and media industry for a long while: SMPTE 311M, which defines fiber camera cables, was published 20 years ago in 1998. Engineering attitudes have tended to settle around the fundamental pros – high bandwidth, low attenuation so long cables – and cons – difficult to splice connectors and fiber may require optical/electrical converters. It is time to update those attitudes.

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Jean Lapierre

Bridging the Gap Between Software and SMPTE ST 2110 October 25th 2018 - 02:30 PM

IP offers the hope of cutting the cost of production if you know how to move the signal around using inexpensive equipment.

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The 800 X 800 MD-Max HD-SDI three-stage Clos network switcher built by Media Links in 2008.

A New Way to Build Non-blocking Multicast Networks for Media October 25th 2018 - 02:15 PM

At the SMPTE 2018 Technical conference, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Media Links, presents a revolutionary new theory about constructing a three-stage Clos network with non-blocking multicast capability.

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Edmund Dengler, eTrans Research Inc. and Leigh Whitcomb, Imagine Communications.

Security in Broadcast IP - SMPTE 2018 October 25th 2018 - 01:30 PM

The need for security in the age of IP-based broadcasting has increased drastically because just as IP is more ubiquitous, it’s also more easily hacked.

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Demosaic in the camera or in post? That

Why RAW? What’s the Deal? October 18th 2018 - 04:00 PM

The announcement by Blackmagic of their new RAW camera file format reminds us that there is choice to record RAW versus regular video with digital cinematography cameras. What is RAW, what are the pros and cons, and why should cinematographers capture RAW files rather than conventional video? At a first pass, a RAW image file consists of the data from the image sensor with some basic processing, but cannot be viewed as a regular red, green and blue (RGB) video file.

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The IHSE matrix system can be configured to operate with many popular control systems using the optional IHSE API protocol package.

IHSE’s Draco Compact XV Fiber Matrix System October 18th 2018 - 03:00 PM

Based on DisplayPort 1.2 devices, IHSE’s Draco Compact XV 16x8 fiber matrix KVM matrix system comes ready to go.

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Media Links to Explore Clos Networks For Multicast Applications at 2018 SMPTE LA Conference October 18th 2018 - 08:00 AM

At the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Research & Development Manager at Media Links, will present a technical paper that proposes a new approach for building a three-stage Clos Network with non-blocking multicast capabilities. This helps reduce overall switch count and associated costs of the network.

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A technology partner must have the required experience and technology along with a range of trusted, proven and flexible solutions.

Viewpoint: Keys to Picking a Technology Partner October 16th 2018 - 01:00 PM

Competition in the global video and media market is increasing with many more points of creation and distribution of content being made available. Combined with an exploding catalog of programming and new devices to support, broadcasters can no longer succeed with a one-to-many delivery solution. Successfully meeting these challenges requires a trustworthy technology partner.

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