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Calling it one of the strongest class of submissions in recent history, the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the media, entertainment, communications, and technology industries, today previewed the presentation lineup for the SMPTE 2012 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. From A/V-specific improvements in IP-based workflows and smart cloud migration strategies to critical advances in digital cinema, post production, online captioning, and surround-sound audio, they underscore the key scientific, technology, and standards efforts poised to fundamentally advance the state of today's digital media ecosystem.
SMPTE 2012 will take place 23 – 25 October in Hollywood. A special pre-conference symposium – High Frame Rates for Digital Cinema – will take place on 22 October. Registration and program information are available at www.smpte2012.org. Early-bird registration ends 8 August 2012.
Premier Annual Event Draws Broadcast, Cinema, IT Thought Leaders
As the premier annual event for motion-imaging industry, SMPTE 2012 enables technical and high-level business professionals to hear from and engage with academic, engineering, executive, and standards thought leaders across the broadcast, cinema, and IT industries.
SMPTE 2012 lives up to this standard, with scheduled presentations from the BBC, Belden, Cisco, Dolby Laboratories, Ericsson, FUJIFILM, Harmonic, Harris, HBO, IBM, Microsoft, NHK, NVIDIA, Motorola Mobility, Qualcomm, Snell, Skywalker Sound, Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Technicolor, and Verizon. Also participating will be leading vision-science researchers from around the world – as well as from the European Broadcasting Union and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
"With this year's exceptional set of presentation submissions – including those from industry leaders around the world and across the broadcast, cinema, and IT sectors – we could have easily added another day to the conference," said SMPTE Executive Director Barbara Lange. "If you're a motion-imaging professional, SMPTE 2012 is an event not to be missed."
About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, it spearheads multiple activities to advance moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 600 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. www.smpte.org
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