VidTrans 05 Conference - Atlanta, Georgia, USA

January 30 - February 2, 2005
Held at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia

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Presentations

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Conference Program


Sunday, January 30, 2005


1:00 - 9:00 PM Registration
7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcoming Reception & Exhibit Preview

Monday, January 31, 2005


7:30 - 5:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
10:00 - 6:00 PM Exhibits Open
8:00 - 11:30 AM

Session 1
Compression: Digital Pressure Cooking Convergence
Session Chair: Adolfo Rodriguez, Omneon
Session Co-Chair: Pierre Costa, SBC Labs

Compression Revisited
Richard Christensen, Braodcast Systems & Equipment

An Overview of VC-1
S. Regunathan and S. Srinivasan, Microsoft Corporation

Delivering Video at Half the Bit Rate with AVC
Neil Brydon, Modulus Video, Inc

JPEG 2000 For Digital Cinema
Michael Marcellin and Ali Biligin, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - The University of Arizona

WorldScreen-A European Research Project on Digital Cinema & Rich Media Archives
Mike Christmann, Flying Eye Managementberatung GmbH

Network and Advanced Compression: Systems Testing
Chris Purdy, Tektronix, Inc.
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Get-Together Luncheon
1:15 - 4:30 PM Session 2
Video Transport Metrics
Session Chair: Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & Associates
Session Co-Chair: Dick White, Technical Innovations

IP Broadcast Video Fundamentals Part 1
Charles Granzhorn, Cisco Systems

IP Broadcast Video Fundamentals Part 2
Beau Williamson, Cisco Systems

Managing Diverse Media Transport Assets
Anthony Magliocco, Controlware Communications Systems, Incl

Essential Elements of Triple Play
Olaf Nielsen, Tut Systems

Tuesday, February 1, 2005


7:30 - 5:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
10:00 - 6:00 PM Exhibits Open
8:00 - 11:30 AM
Session 3
Video Over IP
Session Chair: Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & Associates
Session Co-Chair: Steve Flanagan, Digital Broadcast
Part I Considerations for Real time Video Over Packet Networks
Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & Associates

Part II Considerations for Real time Video Over Packet Networks
John Dale, C-COR

Part III Considerations for Real time Video Over Packet Networks
Pierre Costa, SBC Labs

Delivering Clean Broadcast Video over Public IP Infrastructures
Jeffrey Jensen

Technical Challenges for Large Scale Video Delivery in xDSL Architectures
Pierre Costa, SBC Labs

The Triple Play-Be Careful What You Ask For
Danny Wilson, Pixelmetrix Corporation
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Get-Together Luncheon
1:15 - 4:30 PM Session 4
Advances in Digital Acquisition and Workflow
Session Chair: David Wiswell, Panasonic
Session Co-Chair: Steve Storozum, Level3

News Acquisition
Howard Meiseles, Pathfire

Practical Imaging for 35 mm Scanning and High Definition
Rick Harding, Sony Electronics

CINESPEED CAM, Digital High-Speed HD
Harald Riner, Weinberger Deutschland GmbH

HD TV Revisited-User Requirements & New Opportunities
Hans Hoffman, European Broadcasting Union - Technical Department

A New Innovation in HDTV Studio Lens Design
Larry Thorpe, Canon USA

New & Emerging HD Workflows: Living in a World of Data
Paul Chapman, Fotokem
4:30 - 5:30 PM Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, February 2, 2005


7:30 - 5:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 11:30 AM Session 5
Managing & Protecting Content
Session Chair: Mark Richer, ATSC
Session Co-Chair: Kerry Wheeles, Leitch Technology

AAF/MXF Content Conversion Tool
Joe Fabiano, Pathfire

Building Products & Production Systems with MXF
Bob Edge, Thomson Broadcast & Media Solutions

Achieving the "Four Rights": Getting the Right Content to the Right Subscriber at the Right time on the Right Device
Norm Slater, Harris Broadcast Communications Division

Digital Asset Protection - Establishing Trust, Empowering Consumers, Protecting Revenues
Chris Parkerson, RSA Security

ISAN (International Standard A/V Work)
Patrick Attallah, Audiovisual Work Identification (ISAN-IA)

Broadcast Flag and System Renewability Messages
Wendy Aylsworth, Warner Bros.
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Get-Together Luncheon
1:15 - 4:30 PM
Session 6
Application of Video Over IP
Session Chair: Brad Gilmer, Gilmer & Associates
Session Co-Chair: Paul Hogan, Sony

Managed IT for Television News Operation
Andrew Karlin, SAVVIS Communications Corporation

Uncompressed HD Video Transport over IP Networks-Test Results
Wes Simpson, Telecom Product Consulting

Flow Based networking over Resilient Packing Ring
Robert Castellano, C-COR

Securing Video Contribution & Primary Distribution Over IP Networks
Mary-Luc Champel, Thomson Broadcast & Media Solutions

Live Experience of Contribution IP
Richard Bullock, Tandberg Television