SMPTE PDA Now Webcast: Multi-Platform, Multi-Display Content
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Multi-Platform, Multi-Display Content: Moving from Onerous to Manageable
Thursday, 30 August 2012
17:00 UTC / 13:00 Eastern / 10:00 Pacific
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Guest Speaker: Bruce Devlin, CTO, Amberfin
Content producers tell stories about creating hundreds and even tens of thousands of versions of content to accommodate the various platforms and display devices scattered across the media consumption landscape. During this SMPTE PDA Now educational webcast, Bruce Devlin, Amberfin’s CTO, discusses why we need a better process and what content producers can do to ease the burden when considering content production for the multi-platform, multi-display ecosystem.
For the past 100 years, the people of the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE, pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, the Society has earned an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. The Society has developed thousands of standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines, more than 800 of which are currently in force.
SMPTE’s global membership today includes 7,000 members, who are motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students. A partnership with the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) connects SMPTE and its membership with 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.