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Bob Paulson, very distinguished engineer, passes
Phil Livingston, Technical Liason for Panasonic Broadcast and Television Systems, Passes
In Memory of Bob Turner, Influential Columnist and Consultant to the Post Production Industry
The (Painful) Way It Was: Editing Video the Old-Fashioned Way
A Behind-The-Scenes look at the Democratic National Convention
BF/VF Closes: Memories of Boston's Premiere Media Arts Center
SIGGRAPH/2003: Impressions of the Computer Graphics Extravaganza
A New Englander Abroad: The BBC Television Centre
Product Management: How to Build Consistently Successful Products
Product Management, Part II: Selling a Better Mousetrap
Digital Cinematography: HDTV is alive and well
Lighting for Inner Peace
The Webcasting Medium: How the technology is advancing
In memory of Jack Newcomb, former Associate Director at pioneering video production facility at MIT
Technical Innovations at NAB: New Englanders star at the show.
QuickTime 3.0 and the Avid/Microsoft Advanced Authoring Format
QuickTime 3.0 Allows Adobe To Move Into Pro Video Editing with Premiere 5.0
Demo Reels
A Eulogy to CMX, by Bob Turner
Switcher NT: Ramblings from IBC
A Producers' Lament
Keeping the Bank Happy and Credit Flowing
An Historic Parable, A Lesson for April 1
Meeting Follow-Up: Film Preservation News
Technical Report: New Developments in Nonlinear Video, a three-part series. Part 1: Putting High-Performance Nonlinear Systems on Personal Computers.
Part 2: Networking and Video Servers.
Part 3: System Design Issues
Editing Video with Adobe Premiere
The Coming of Video and its Influence on Home Movies
From Vintage Film to Betacam: Saving the Past for the Future
A Personal View of Curt Rawley's (Avid President) Dismissal, by Bob Turner.
4:2:2 Profile in MPEG-2 Compression Heirarchy
Technician's Corner: Questions people have asked me lately
Film/Video Museums Around the World
Recent Progress in Computer Graphics
Wicked Funny April Fool Article
Virtual Reality Movies
Fall Survey Results

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At the Wednesday, March 18 meeting...
A VISIT TO NEW ENGLAND SPORTS NETWORK (NESN)
VIEW THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF SPORTS BROADCASTING IN NEW ENGLAND

Topics:

  • Presentation 1: Q&A with Dave Desrochers, VP Engineering at NESN. NESN history in brief. Distribution overview. Current operations and facilities.

  • Presentation 2: Joseph Marr, VP Programming and Production at NESN. Hours of original non-game programming produced. Game production for Red Sox and Bruins revealing some very interesting technologies.

  • Presentation 3: Jason Taubman, Engineering, Game Creek Video. How technology has evolved over the last few years from the remote perspective, the challenges being faced and where it’s going with respect to 4K and IP video.

  • Following the formal presentations NESN engineering personnel will provide small group tours of the facility. (tour time is approximately 15 minutes).

Doors open: 6:30 PM for CHOWDAH & refreshments. Meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

Special thanks to NESN's David Derochers and WCVB's Dave Beauvais for making this meeting possible!

RSVP if you can

RSVP not required but requested: mfeldman@isgboston.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Doors open at 6:30pm
Presentation at 7:00pm

New England Sports Network (NESN)

480 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Watertown, MA 02472

Directions:

Copy and paste link into your browser: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zQL0XDVI8-AU.k7L5lxj2XS-M&ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=42.367486,-71.160765&spn=0.012683,0.027423&z=15&source=embed

For more information, please contact Marty Feldman at 866-769-0210 or mfeldman@isgboston.com.

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SMPTE/New England meetings are usually held at 7:00pm (refreshments at 6:30) on the third Wednesday of every month from September through June. Locations vary to allow attendees to tour various sites of interest. You don't have to be a SMPTE member to attend and there is no admission charge. Students and the public are invited to attend. Join our e-mail meeting announcements list and we'll send you e-mail every month so you don't have to keep on checking the web site. You don't have to be a member to get these announcements.

Writeups of past seasons' meetings

Updated: 6 March 2015
Bob Lamm, SMPTE/New England Newsletter/Web Page Editor
blamm@broadcastpix.com



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