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SMPTE PDA Now Webcast: SMPTE’s Archive eXchange Format (AXF)
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
SMPTE’s Archive eXchange Format (AXF): Simplified Digital Media Archive
Thursday, 26 July 2012
17:00 UTC / 13:00 Eastern / 10:00 Pacific
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Guest Speakers: Brian Campanotti, CTO, Front Porch Digital; S. Merrill Weiss, President, Merrill Weiss Group LLC
There has been an explosion of digital media production in recent years, as you know. As the digital media production increases so, too, does the need to store and preserve it. One of the challenges with content storage lies in the vast number of systems that exist today, many of which are not based on interoperable technologies. Enter the Archive eXchange Format (AXF) which promises to help address the challenges of incompatible media storage, archive and preservation systems. Our speakers will further explain why this has been such a challenge, how we got where we are and how the AXF standard effort from SMPTE, currently in the works, will help resolve many of them.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry.
SMPTE members are spread throughout 64 countries worldwide. Over 200 Sustaining (institutional) Members belong to SMPTE, allowing networking and contacts to occur on a larger scale. Touching on every discipline, our members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more.
SMPTE was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes ANSI-approved Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering Guidelines, along with the highly regarded SMPTE Journal and its peer-reviewed technical papers. SMPTE holds conferences and local Section meetings to bring people and ideas together, allowing for useful interaction and information exchange.
SMPTE strives toward its goal through:
- Membership: Promoting networking and interaction
- Standards: Developing industry standards
- Education: Enhancing education through seminars, exhibitions, and conferences