(White Plains, New York--February 22, 2014) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today issued a call for papers for the prestigious SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Oct. 21-23 in Hollywood, Calif. This conference is the premier annual technology event covering current and future developments in media technology, content creation, image and sound, over-the-top, and the allied arts and sciences.
"The quality, depth, and ingenuity of the papers presented at the Annual Technical Conference consistently make it an essential event for the industry's foremost technology decision makers and thought leaders," said Paul Chapman, program chair of the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference. "Many of the ideas and solutions presented at the conference will go on to shape the future of our industry."
Proposed papers must be informational and must address technical theory, research, innovation, application, or practice specific to any of the evolving technologies associated with the media technology industry. Technical paper topics include, but are not limited to, 4K/8K UHDTV and beyond HD; postproduction; broadcast infrastructure, 3G, IP, and file-based workflow; cinematography and image acquisition; asset management, storage, and archiving; the "Internet of everything," the second screen, and alternative content; audio/video processing and compression; content security; new techniques in audio; content distribution; display technology; advanced image processing; mobile, IP, and future distribution technologies; and restoration and preservation. Papers that are commercial or promotional in nature will not be considered, nor will those that already have been published. Student papers are strongly encouraged.
A complete and more specific listing of possible topics as well as instructions on submitting a topic heading, paper title, and one-page abstract is available at http://www.smpte.org/cfp2014
. Further information about SMPTE and the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition is available at http://www.smpte.org
About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®)
The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in developing and providing motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal
and developed more than 650 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. More than 6,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students — who meet in Sections throughout the world, sustain the Society. Information on joining SMPTE is available at http://www.smpte.org/join