Thursday, March 28, 2024
12:30 PM - 12:35 PM (EDT)

Welcoming Remarks

Tom Butts
12:35 PM - 12:55 PM (EDT)

Opening Keynote

Tom Butts
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM (EDT)

New Developments in Live Remote Production

This panel will focus on the latest developments in live production and remote production, including technologies for news and sports production, cellular bonding, ENG, remote editing, newsroom systems and other technologies that are changing the way video is produced and distributed in the studio and in remote locations. Learn how these solutions can improve quality and reduce costs.

George Winslow Ian MacSpadden Scott Wilder
1:40 PM - 1:55 PM (EDT)

Tech Talk | Revolutionizing Live Content Production: The Impact of HEVC Encoding and Software-Based Technology

In this presentation, we delve into the transformative potential of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) encoding and software-based technology on the landscape of live content production for broadcasters. As traditional broadcasting methods evolve and digital platforms continue to dominate the media landscape, the need for more efficient, high-quality content delivery becomes paramount.

HEVC encoding, also known as H.265, represents a significant leap forward in video compression technology, offering substantial improvements in compression efficiency over its predecessors. By effectively reducing bandwidth requirements while maintaining superior visual quality, HEVC enables broadcasters to deliver higher resolution content over existing infrastructure.

Moreover, the integration of software-based and cloud-based solutions further enhances flexibility and scalability in live content production. Through the use of advanced algorithms and computational power, broadcasters can leverage software-defined approaches to optimize encoding processes, adapt to fluctuating network conditions, and seamlessly integrate emerging technologies like cloud-based workflows and artificial intelligence.

Join us as we examine the paradigm shift underway in the broadcasting industry and uncover how HEVC encoding and software-based technology are reshaping the way live content is produced, delivered, and consumed in the digital age.

Deon LeCointe
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Using AI, the Cloud and IP Infrastructures for Improved Workflows & Profits

This panel will look at how new developments in IP infrastructures, cloud-based solutions and AI technologies that can improve workflows, streamline operations, reduce costs, boost revenue and improve the quality of video being produced and distributed at stations, networks and streaming services. The panel will explore the use of AI in such areas as automation, video quality control, HDR, advanced advertising, cloud-based technologies, editing, graphics, streaming media, storage and remote production. Learn the best practices and benefits of embracing these technologies.

Phil Kurz David Colantuoni Geeter Kyrazis
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM (EDT)

Keynote Conversation 

 
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM (EDT)

The Future of Over the Air Broadcast

While NextGen TV, a.k.a. ATSC 3.0, is now widely deployed, concerns have been raised about its future with consumers and its prospects as a profitable enterprise. In addition, a new protocol, “5G Broadcast” is also being tested as an alternative or supplement to 3.0. This panel will focus on plans to create new revenues and profits from NextGen TV—including datacasting, broadcast internet, automotive entertainment and other Web 3.0 services—as well as 5G Broadcast and the new technologies that will be offered at The NAB Show that will make it easier to deploy, manage and profit from advanced broadcasts.

George Winslow Bill Christian
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EDT)

Tech Talk / Case Study 

 
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Benefits of Creating More Sustainable Infrastructure

With major media companies push to reduce carbon emissions and operate more sustainably, this panel will focus on both the challenges and opportunities of deploying more sustainable technologies. It will cover how many of the newest tech trends in remote production, artificial intelligence and cloud-based solutions can both improve operational efficiency and cut carbon emissions and delve into some of the best practices for more sustainable operations. Learn how to build operations that are both green and profitable.

Tom Butts Barbara Lange Michael Valentine Derek Powell
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM (EDT)

Closing Remarks

Tom Butts
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