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SMPTE 2010 Technical Conference and Expo

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) announced its 2010 Technical Conference and Expo and a special pre-conference seminar to take place October 25-28, 2010 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.

For more information visit: www.smpte2010.org


Unedited press release follows:

Latest Digital Cinema, 3D, Wireless, IP-Based Video Distribution Technologies Headline SMPTE Events – 25-28 Oct. in Hollywood

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced its 2010 Technical Conference and Expo and a special pre-conference seminar to take place 25-28 October, 2010 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. Early-bird pre-registration discounts of 20% are available at http://www.smpte2010.org.

The SMPTE Conference will feature expert technology updates about 3D in-theater, broadcast, and in-home approaches and infrastructures; HD and ultra-HD formats; and new wireless acquisition, production, and distribution approaches. It also will provide the latest information about next-generation digital cinema architectures; broadcast, cable, and satellite networks; IP-based (OTT) TV services; and, broadcast opportunities via the Internet, mobile TV, and other personal video devices. Learn more at: http://www.smpte2010.org/program-guide.

During the Conference, SMPTE leaders will provide a progress report regarding the SMPTE stereoscopic 3D Home Master standard, which will be key to enabling 3D feature films and other programming to be played on home television and computer displays regardless of the delivery channels.

A special SMPTE pre-conference event on 25 October, 2010 will provide a comprehensive look at creating an efficient, future-proof media workflow within the evolving digital media ecosystem using the latest technologies. Among the many seminar sessions will be those addressing improved productivity and support for innovative business models, such as OTT video streaming; digital rights management; the changing landscape of digital journalists; and content pre-production for multi-platform delivery and display environments.

About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
The Oscar® Award-winning and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. As an internationally recognized and accredited standards-setting body, SMPTE develops standards, recommended practices and guidelines, and spearheads educational activities to advance engineering and moving imagery. Headquartered in New York, SMPTE is comprised of engineers and other technical specialists, IT, and new media professionals, filmmakers, manufacturers, educators, and consultants in more than 65 countries. www.smpte.org

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