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 1/20/2018) | 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

8:30AM 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 | Synopsis
    Thomas Edwards - Fox

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

  3. PTP Challenges in the WAN | Synopsis
    Bengt J. Olsson - Net Insight

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

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM - 7:00PM

  4. Unified Approach to Timing
    Chuck Meyer – Grass Valley

  5. Architecting for scale - how to go big better | Synopsis
    Andrew Rayner – Nevion

  6. Access to Virtualized FPGA Resource | Synopsis
    Jean-Francois Nivart -- Image Matters

    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 2 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: 2110 Phase 2, the next steps. Creating a more productive workflow
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: TBD

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

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

  3. Building next generation "SMPTE ST 2110" IP OB Trucks–Timeline TV & NEP UK case study
    Phil Myers - S.A.M.

  4. HDR: Everyone got a trophy – now what?
    Matthew Goldman - Ericsson

    4:30PM 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 | Synopsis
    Subha Dhesikan - Cisco

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

  3. Title to be provided
    Dotan Levi - Mellanox

    10:00AM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM – 6:00PM

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

  5. Title to be provided
    Paul Briscoe – Televisionary Consulting/Evertz

  6. Demystifying the SRT open source video streaming protocol
    Ghislain Collette - Haivision

    Note: VSF Membership Meeting 11:30AM – 12:15PM

    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 4 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: How the industry is changing focus to the Internet.
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: TBD

    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 | Synopsis
    Ciro Noronha, Ph.D. – Cobalt Digital

  3. Out of Band HDR Metadata
    Roger Franklin - Crystal

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

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

    Refreshments – Exhibit Hall 4:30-6:00PM

Thursday, March 1, 2018


7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 5 Begins - Bayview Room

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

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

  3. J2K-ULL Activity Group Update (15)
    John Dale – Media Links

  4. AMWA NMOS: connection management and other work (15)
    Brad Gilmer - Gilmer & Associates

    10:00AM BREAK, 30 Minutes Bayview Room Foyer

  5. IP Showcase at NAB Show 2018 Update
    Mike Cronk - AIMS & Stan Moote, CTO IABM

  6. TBD

  7. Interoperability Session Update
    Jack Douglass – PacketStorm

  8. Studio Video over IP (SVIP) Activity Group Update
    Mike Bany – Fox

    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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