Sunday, March 26th, 2017

June 2016 – Video was not the only topic of discussion at the SMPTE ETCA event. Audio was also a key part of the conversations and discussions. Sound creates a great deal of the emotion of a visual experience. It can both, enhance and soften a scene as well as direct the point of attention [...]

June 2016 – At the SMPTE ETCA event in Silicon Valley, they held a session talking about the disruption being caused by live broadcast. The panel consisted of YouTube,, Akamai and Media Melon. Currently in the broadcast arena, the dominant subjects for live content are sports and news. New content on the internet that [...]

ETCA, June 2016 – This year SMPTE had a new venue for their Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, relocating to Campbell CA in the center of Silicon Valley from their prior location at Stanford University. The event was opened by SMPTE President Robert Seidel, who is also the CTO of CBS. He [...]

June 2016 – At the SMPTE ETCA event, a panel discussed the status of the linear programming and what it looks like now and in the future. Historically this has been the domain of the networks whose solution included full control of deciding which shows go on at what time. The single airing of the [...]