I heard it rained at IBC 2017, but that is nothing new. The Beach was recently renovated, now supporting more parties. But, as far as big technology announcements, the show was quiet.
If it’s fall, then it must be time for NAB Show New York combined with AES, all in one convenient location, the Jacob Javits convention center, October 18-19, 2017.
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened the call for proposals for the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat, as key portions of the programming – such as the main program and the breakfast roundtables – are determined by this call for proposals. The HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 19-23 2018 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA (Palm Springs area), a new venue for the event.
The big news out of IBC this year was Hmmm, what a great question! Oh yeah, and at the very end of IBC, SMPTE ST 2110 parts 10, 20 and 30 were officially approved. What you ask? What about the rest of the standard or suite of standards? Don’t worry, they will be here in time for Xmas or sometime in the New Year in time for NAB LV 2018 or so they say.
FOR-A Corporation of America has announced that Mr. Ken Truong has been named President of FOR-A Corporation of America, effective August 1st. Truong was previously Chief Technical Officer for FOR-A.
DVEO, a privately held vendor of multiscreen video processing products, is showing its file encoder for HLS VOD (Video on Demand) at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam.