Date: May 8-9, 2017
Location: Microsoft Campus, Mountain View, CA
About the event: The SMPTE ETCA conference brings together the leading technologists of the television and Internet media industries in a two-day conference that explores the future of our industries and the emerging technologies that are shaping this future.
Event website: http://www.smpte.org
BroadStream is proud to be a supporter of SMPTE and its activities that enrich its members and empower the future of motion imaging. BroadStream is a sustaining member of SMPTE, and its VP of Technology, Peter Wharton, serves on the Board as the society’s Secretary/Treasurer.
At the 2017 ETCA conference, Peter is producing and moderating a panel titled “Linear Playout: From Cable to the Cloud” that explores the challenges in moving linear channel playout to the cloud and the new opportunities cloud playout will provide. The panel of cloud playout pioneers is expected to include John Honeycutt, CTO for Discovery Communications; Michael Harabin, VP Technology, Engineering and Media Management for the PAC-12 networks; Larry Kaplan, President and CEO of SDVI; and Lee Young, Director of Engineering for KQED.