VidTrans18 – Content in Motion, Annual Technical Conference and Exposition
February 27 – March 1, 2018
Los Angeles, California

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Preliminary Program

(as of 2/26/2018) | Printable Version

Monday, February 26, 2018


3:00-5:00PM

Pre-Conference Tutorial: IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) - What Every Media Professional Needs to Know
Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018


7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:00AM Session 1 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Didn’t Clos Say this was Non-Blocking? Analysis of non-blocking properties of spine/leaf networks for unicast and multicast (30) | Synopsis
    Thomas Edwards - Fox

  2. Sorting the fact from the fiction – IP and software-based live video transport (30) | Synopsis
    Andrew Osmond - APERI

  3. PTP Challenges in the WAN (30) | Synopsis
    Fredrik Sallstrom - Net Insight

  4. Access to Virtualized FPGA Resource (30) | Synopsis
    Jean-Francois Nivart -- Image Matters

    10:00AM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall (California Ballroom)

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM - 7:00PM

  5. Unified Approach to Timing (30) | Synopsis
    Chuck Meyer – Grass Valley

  6. Architecting for scale - how to go big better (30) | Synopsis
    Andrew Rayner – Nevion

11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall (Sponsor - Comprimato)

1:15PM Session 2 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: ST 2110 vs. Dematerialized Facilities – what is the reality? (50)
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: Chuck Meyer – Grass Valley, Richard Friedel – Fox, Thomas Edwards- Fox; Others

  2. Introducing VidMeet, a new conference series in Japan (10)
    Bunji Yamamoto- Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  3. The new ISO JPEG-XS international standard for Professional Media over IP - Standard progress (30) | Synopsis
    Antonin Descampe – IntoPIX

  4. Building next generation "SMPTE ST 2110" IP OB Trucks–Timeline TV & NEP UK case study (30)
    Phil Myers - Grass Valley

  5. HDR: Everyone got a trophy – now what? (30)
    Matthew Goldman - Ericsson

  6. Demystifying the SRT open source video streaming protocol (30) | Synopsis
    Ghislain Collette - Haivision

    5:00PM Session Adjourn

    Tuesday Reception – Exhibit Hall 5:30-7:00PM

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 3 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Managing IP Network using AMWA NMOS IS-06 (30) | Synopsis
    Subha Dhesikan - Cisco

  2. Delay Aspects of IP Audio Transport (30) | Synopsis
    Magnus Danielson – Net Insight

  3. Development of High Throughput JPEG2000 (HT-J2K) (30) | Synopsis
    Jiri Matela - Comprimato

    10:00AM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM – 6:00PM

  4. Case Study: Fox Sports World Cup Workflow (30) | Synopsis
    Keith Goldberg, Kevin Callahan & Doug McGee – Fox Sports

  5. Metadata in SMPTE ST2110 (30) | Synopsis
    Paul Briscoe – Televisionary Consulting/Evertz

    Note: VSF Membership Meeting 11:45AM – 12:15PM

11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall (Sponsor - Comprimato)

1:15PM Session 4 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: How the industry is changing focus to the Internet. (60)
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Richard Friedel- Fox
    Participants: To Be Announced

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  2. How SL-HDR1 metadata will make affordable (or cost efficient) HDR broadcasting a reality sooner than later (30) | Synopsis
    Ciro Noronha, Ph.D. – Cobalt Digital

  3. Out of Band HDR Metadata (30) | Synopsis
    Roger Franklin - Crystal

  4. Reliable Internet Stream Transport "RIST" Activity Group Update (30)
    Rick Ackermans - MVA Broadcast Consulting

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

    Refreshments – Exhibit Hall 4:30-6:00PM (Sponsor CenturyLink)

Thursday, March 1, 2018


7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:00AM Session 5 Begins - Bayview Room

  1. Stream Management, Endpoint Discovery, and Centralized Configuration (30) | Synopsis
    Mike Flathers – Aspera, an IBM company

  2. Audio Metadata over IP - Standardization Activity - Update (30) | Synopsis
    Kent Terry - Dolby Laboratories

  3. A Network discussion on producing and directing a live-to-air uncompressed HD event from 920 kms away (30) | Synopsis
    Simon Talbot - Telstra

  4. IP Showcase at NAB Show 2018 Update (20)
    Stan Moote, CTO IABM

  5. Breaking the throughput barrier of broadcasting software solutions (30) | Synopsis
    Richard Hastie – Mellanox

  6. J2K-ULL Activity Group Update (20)
    John Dale – Media Links

  7. Interoperability Session Update (20)
    Jack Douglass – PacketStorm

  8. Studio Video over IP (SVIP) Activity Group Update (30)
    Mike Bany – Fox, Wes Simpson – Telecom Product Consulting, Al Kovalick- Fox Media Systems

    11:30AM Meeting Adjourn

'Schedule is subject to change without notice'

Note: Check out the Multivendor IS-06 Demonstration between multiple vendors in the exhibit hall.




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