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April 6, 2017

NAB Show to Feature New Global TV Tech Day

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The 2017 NAB Show will feature Global TV Tech Day, a new, day-long program that explores emerging media technologies from the perspective of the world’s leading media standards development organizations, industry forums and key implementers. Produced by PILOT and open to all attendees, Global TV Tech Day will take place Saturday, April 22 in room N260 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“The standards driving TV innovation are constantly evolving,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Technology Sam Matheny. “Global TV Tech Day will address the current technological landscape and emerging developments influencing major aspects of the television industry.”

A series of five sessions will provide updates on significant breakthroughs and developments on topics such as IP standards for media production facilities; IP-to-cloud broadcast interoperability; High Dynamic Range (HDR) video; Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR); an MPEG 5-year roadmap and the MPEG-I standard; the continuing emergence of UHD; Korea’s launch of Next Gen TV technology; and standards for global OTT video.

Examples of participating organizations include the Inter-SDO Group, SMPTE, JT-NM, AIMS, MPEG, Ultra HD Forum and CTA.

The complete Global TV Tech Day session schedule is available here.

News media registration is available here.

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