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SMPTE Announces Call for Papers for the 2008 Technical Conference and Exhibition

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 26, 2008— The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is seeking proposals for technical papers and tutorials for presentation during the 2008 SMPTE Technical Conference & Exhibition. Proposed papers are to be informational in nature and must address technical theory, application or practice associated with technologies relevant to the Motion Imaging Industry.

Technical paper proposals must be submitted to SMPTE no later than June 6. Abstracts must be one page (no more than 300 words) and include topic heading, paper title, delivery method, a brief description of the proposed paper's content, name of author/presenter, company, mailing address, telephone/fax numbers and e-mail address(es). Previously published, product-specific or promotional papers will not be accepted.

Technical Topics

-- Digital Intermediates: process, advancements and case studies

-- Stereoscopic 3D Imaging, processing, distribution and display

-- Digital Cinema Exhibition: servers, content storage, networks and scheduling

-- Image Acquisition for filmmaking, broadcast news, studio production and sports

-- Wide bandwidth infrastructure: 1080p60, 4K and beyond

-- Animation: new techniques and process

-- Advancements in film technologies: film stocks, restoration techniques

-- Electronic Display technologies: Plasma, LCD, LCoS, OLED's, laser

-- Color management, interchange, correction techniques

-- Metadata and file management

-- IP Content networks, transport, architectures, standards and applications

-- Content security, rights management, watermarking

-- Digital audio for cinema, broadcast and gaming

-- Consumer technologies: HD deployment, transmission, home networking

-- Historical topics on early filmmaking, animation and television technologies
If not already registered with  Submit a Paper (if registered with
 EDAS                            EDAS):
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1. Go to 
www.edas.info   6. Log-in
                                7. go to
2. Select "New User"             http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=6331&
3. Fill in required information 8. Enter paper's title
4. Check "I consent to the EDAS
 Privacy Policies" box          9. Enter synopsis in Abstract field
5. Click on "Add This Person"
 Button                         10. Press Submit

Submit a Paper (if registered with EDAS):
1. Log-in
2. go to http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=6331&
3. Enter paper's title
4. Enter synopsis in Abstract field
5. Press Submit

Authors will be notified regarding the status of their submitted abstracts no later than July 11, 2008. Selected presenters are required to provide electronic versions of final technical papers to SMPTE by August 29, 2008 for distribution at the conference.

Questions can be addressed to Joel Welch, Director of Professional Development at jwelch@smpte.org.


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Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Doyle Albee, 303-786-7000