Results for `SMPTE`

IMF: How Does it Work and Who will Use It?

If you read my previous post on IMF, you’ll already know that unlike its finance focussed namesake, the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is in fact designed to improve our lives: it is a new SMPTE file format designed to create a single – standardized – master bundle for distribution of versioned content between businesses into multiple territories: The content creation…

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What is IMF and Why Should You Care?

Not to be confused with its more illustrious name sake, the IMF (Interoperable Master Format) is a file format that is designed to simplify the file exchange process by creating a single – standardized – master file for distribution of content between businesses into multiple territories: Separate the content into various ingredients  Most films these days have…

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Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

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Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

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5 Reasons You'll Be Sorry You Missed the SMPTE Conference

There is scarcely time to draw breath after IBC and suddenly the SMPTE conference is upon us. But unlike Amsterdam, the sun nearly always shines in Hollywood! There are only two streams for the paper sessions at SMPTE, which is a good thing because it means that the papers committee can be REALLY focused on…

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See Us at SMPTE Where We Discuss Wheel Re-Invention

Next week, the Loews Hotel here in Hollywood will play host to the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, during which we will be taking the stage with Mr. Bruce Devlin to learn how his university professor taught him not to be a “smart-arse” – but also for us both to talk a little…

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DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

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A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

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"NAB 2013 - Available with Captions"

All NAB Shows are crammed full of the latest gadgets and gizmos to make your media life better, faster, easier, cheaper, and probably more confusing than ever before. It’s rare, however, that subtle legal obligations grab the technology headlines, so here’s a little thought on why NAB 2013 is different. Broadcast legal requirements  For years, captioning (US) and…

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IMF: How Does it Work and Who will Use It?

If you read my previous post on IMF, you’ll already know that unlike its finance focussed namesake, the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is in fact designed to improve our lives: it is a new SMPTE file format designed to create a single – standardized – master bundle for distribution of versioned content between businesses into multiple territories: The content creation…

Read More
What is IMF and Why Should You Care?

Not to be confused with its more illustrious name sake, the IMF (Interoperable Master Format) is a file format that is designed to simplify the file exchange process by creating a single – standardized – master file for distribution of content between businesses into multiple territories: Separate the content into various ingredients  Most films these days have…

Read More
dalet
Why Only French Films Survived the Digital Darkness

I can imagine the scene now. I’m sitting on a chair in the forest many years in the future with my grandchildren trying to set fire to things or blow things up (the way they do). I will have just finished watching the director’s cut of “Le magasin des suicides” on my new super-duper 16K…

Read More
dalet
Do We Need Reminding Just How Beneficial DPP Can Be?

Readers of this blog will be aware of its regular focus on the Digital Production Partnership or DPP as it is more commonly known. When terminology such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘a future broadcast industry cornerstone’ are used to describe a concept it is normally a good indication that all that glitters is not necessarily gold: However, this is…

Read More
dalet
5 Reasons You'll Be Sorry You Missed the SMPTE Conference

There is scarcely time to draw breath after IBC and suddenly the SMPTE conference is upon us. But unlike Amsterdam, the sun nearly always shines in Hollywood! There are only two streams for the paper sessions at SMPTE, which is a good thing because it means that the papers committee can be REALLY focused on…

Read More
dalet
See Us at SMPTE Where We Discuss Wheel Re-Invention

Next week, the Loews Hotel here in Hollywood will play host to the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, during which we will be taking the stage with Mr. Bruce Devlin to learn how his university professor taught him not to be a “smart-arse” – but also for us both to talk a little…

Read More
DPP Deadline Day – What’s All the Fuss About?

At the start of June, we heard that the IBC has short-listed BT Sport, Timeline Television and ourselves for the IBC Innovation Award under the Content Management category. This is a good reason to celebrate – in short-listing our submission IBC is recognizing all the effort made making sure that BT Sport’s new production facility…

Read More
dalet
A Year in the Life of DPP (Digital Production Partnership)

As the saying goes, a week in politics can be a very long time. Similarly, the last year in the life of the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has seen a very great deal of evolutionary progression, all of which will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the broadcast industry: Believe it or not, next year marks…

Read More
dalet
"NAB 2013 - Available with Captions"

All NAB Shows are crammed full of the latest gadgets and gizmos to make your media life better, faster, easier, cheaper, and probably more confusing than ever before. It’s rare, however, that subtle legal obligations grab the technology headlines, so here’s a little thought on why NAB 2013 is different. Broadcast legal requirements  For years, captioning (US) and…

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