The Society of Television Engineers

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 


"Leveraging AI and Metadata for Digital Automation and Operational Efficiency"

Presenter: 
Stephen Cronan


5th Kind
President of rp Visual Solutions Randy Pagnan joins us to discuss the “ART of SCREENS” and the technology implications of their key performance factors. The overview will explain such performance parameters as Brightness, Resoultion, Refresh Rate, Contrast and Size seen on typical  specification sheets and how they apply to your needs and your environment.  Randy will then discuss various technologies such as front projection, rear projection, flat panels, cubes, micro-cubes and direct view LED and will showcase their application in cinema, broadcast sets, and screening rooms.

Dinner will feature Garden Salad with choice of dressings followed by a  choice of:

  • Fresh Roast Turkey with Stuffing served  with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Fresh Roasted Salmon with dill butter sauce served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Pasta Primavera (penne pasta with roasted vegetable marinara)

All meals include warm rolls and butter, coffee, tea and/or iced tea and for dessert Cheese Cake.

RegisterA tremendous amount of information is generated during the creation of modern content. Metadata, which used to be simple title, actors, genre and description has exploded  into a wealth of information harvested from scriptwriting, scheduling, budgeting and numerous other sources. Capturing and utilizing this metadata can create opportunities for new revenue streams in Over The Top (OTT) and Social Media platforms.
At the March 17th meeting of the Society of Television Engineers, Steve Wong - Director of Media & Entertainment - Siemens Convergence Creators, Steve Cronan - CEO -5th Kind, Jean Michel Morot-Gaudry - CEO -HOLLYWOODLAND Movie App and Christopher Roselli - President -HOLLYWOODLAND Movie App will show what meta data information is important, how it is used in the creation of movies and how it is used by Over The Top TV (OTT) providers for pre-roll ads and pause and purchase.
A tremendous amount of information is generated during the creation of modern content. Metadata, which used to be simple title, actors, genre and description has exploded  into a wealth of information harvested from scriptwriting, scheduling, budgeting and numerous other sources. Capturing and utilizing this metadata can create opportunities for new revenue streams in Over The Top (OTT) and Social Media platforms.
At the March 17th meeting of the Society of Television Engineers, Steve Wong - Director of Media & Entertainment - Siemens Convergence Creators, Steve Cronan - CEO -5th Kind, Jean Michel Morot-Gaudry - CEO -HOLLYWOODLAND Movie App and Christopher Roselli - President -HOLLYWOODLAND Movie App will show what meta data information is important, how it is used in the creation of movies and how it is used by Over The Top TV (OTT) providers for pre-roll ads and pause and purchaseThere are a number of new standards and specifications for IP media production and it is sometimes hard to keep track of them and understand the relationship.  These are SMPTE 2110, AMWA NMOS IS-04, AMWA IS-05 and upcoming IS-06. My talk will focus on the relationship between these publications with respect to Broadcast IP workflows that does device discovery, media flow setup and transport of media between sources and destinations.  I will also cover the various network considerations such as bandwidth management in various network topologies to achieve a zero loss and low latency network transport.

Topics of Discussion:

"Leveraging AI and Metadata for Digital Automation and Operational Efficiency"


As always, we will start the evening networking and continue over a wonderful meal.  Don't forget to share any news you might have as the mic gets passed.