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SMPTE Educational Webcast: Digital Content Storage in a Petabyte World


Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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Topic: To Have and Have Not:  Digital Content Storage in a Petabyte World


Thursday, 8 March 2012

18:00 UTC /10:00 Pacific/13:00 Eastern

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Guest Speaker: Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates 


Large rich media projects are getting ever bigger and raw content of multiple petabytes is becoming more common.  Managing and protecting this content is a challenge and it is often a question whether backed up data can be recovered if the original copy is lost.  Our presenter will explore developments in storage devices and systems used in modern digital workflows. These new developments are enabling accelerated collaborative media projects with ever larger source materials.  Mr. Coughlin will also explore methods for creating, organizing and protecting rich media content including flash memory, local disk, digital tape and storage in the cloud.


Please join us for this very timely PDA Now educational webcast!


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The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry.

SMPTE members are spread throughout 64 countries worldwide. Over 200 Sustaining (institutional) Members belong to SMPTE, allowing networking and contacts to occur on a larger scale. Touching on every discipline, our members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more.


SMPTE was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes ANSI-approved Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering Guidelines, along with the highly regarded SMPTE Journal and its peer-reviewed technical papers. SMPTE holds conferences and local Section meetings to bring people and ideas together, allowing for useful interaction and information exchange.

SMPTE strives toward its goal through:

  • Membership: Promoting networking and interaction
  • Standards: Developing industry standards
  • Education: Enhancing education through seminars, exhibitions, and conferences
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