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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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Winner of an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) is a global leader in advancing the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem. A professional membership association that is internationally recognized and accredited, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. For a century, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 800 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines.

Nearly 7,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students — who meet in Sections worldwide, sustain the Society. Through the Society’s partnership with the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®), this membership is complemented by the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide the expertise, support, tools, and infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television programs, commercials, digital media, and other dynamic media content. Information on joining SMPTE is available at www.smpte.org/join.

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