Category: Australia Section News

Section meeting 7 Mar 13: “How loud is too loud?”

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The audio might be “just fine leaving here”… until someone complains. Then it isn’t OK, and the regulator is just around the corner to ask “why”? Many people think it’s never just fine if you creative direction is bound by legislation. So what is the industry doing to self-regulate an approach to loudness? Join the SMPTE Australia Section and a team of experts as we help you unravel the state of play.

SMPTE AUSTRALIA POST-NAB SEMINAR 2012

WHAT IT WAS: Each year, the SMPTE Australia Section runs a “post– NAB” seminar (a highlight Section Meeting” in our calendar), where a handful of NAB attendees speak about their major observations on equipment and trends in the industry, as…

Section Elections – Join the team

We’re looking for a few good women and/or men! Each year three of our Managers retire. and we call for nominations to the Board of the Australia Section, for elections to be held in April.  If you know someone (or…

The challenges of HD transmission over IP

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The SMPTE Board of Governors continues to look for ways to improve what can be done for international members of the Society, and create localised presence under the SMPTE banner. New Zealand members have expressed a desire to have events…

SMPTE11 Conference Call for Papers

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Call for Papers submissions for SMPTE11 will remain open until Midnight Australian Eastern time on 20th May. SMPTE11 is now using the EDAS registration system to ensure smooth handling of papers. To submit a paper, session or panel idea for…

New SMPTE Executive Director

SMPTE Executive Director, Barbara H. Lange.

SMPTE President Ken Fuller has announced Barbara H. Lange as the Society’s new Executive Director. Ms Lange joins SMPTE from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). “Barbara is an outstanding professional and a superior match for the SMPTE’s unique…

VANC Survey Extended until January 10, 2010

SMPTE is conducting an important worldwide survey, and we are reaching out to all television broadcasters and TV equipment manufacturers to obtain as much information as possible. This survey is NOT restricted to SMPTE members so, if you have any…

Lifetime Achievement Award for Jack Thompson

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The Australia Section of SMPTE (the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) used the recent SMPTE09 Gala to confer its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Australian Film and Televisionis proud to Jack Thompson. An Australian acting icon,…

Trevor Bird Named SMPTE Fellow

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At the June meeting of the SMPTE Board of Governors, it was announced that Trevor Bird of Seven Network has been named as a Fellow of the Society. The grade of Fellow is awarded to Trevor in recognition of his…