SMPTE Calls for Applications for 2018 Student Paper Award and Scholarship

Date: 07/03/2018
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, is now accepting applications for the 2018 Student Paper Award and the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship. These opportunities provide students with occasions to explore the motion-imaging field, connect with both peers and industry leaders, and to showcase their creative and technical talents.
"The Society's work is just as focused on inspiring a new generation of SMPTE members to build the technologies and tools of the future as it is on today's technology trends and emerging advances," said SMPTE Education Vice President Richard Welsh. "We have created, refined, and maintained the Student Paper Award and the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship to offer students a variety of paths forward in exploring our industry. We look forward to seeing this year's applications and the ways in which these students are already contributing to the motion-imaging field."
2018 Student Paper Award
The Student Paper Award recognizes an outstanding paper, prepared and submitted by a SMPTE Student Member, that addresses a technical phase of motion pictures, television, photographic instrumentation, or their closely allied arts and sciences. The winning paper will be published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, and the winning student will receive a full conference registration to the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in its new location at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles, with recognition at the Society's Awards Gala.
There is no required technical level for the papers. Possible topics include ultra-high-definition (UHD); color and dynamic range management; the future of media distribution; media infrastructure; workflow management; cloud and virtualized media processing; image acquisition and processing; content management, storage, restoration, and preservation; cinema processing and projection technology; human perception of images or sound; quality and monitoring of images and sound; compression; security; audio techniques; advances in display technologies; virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), as well as 360° video; and machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) in content creation. Further details on possible topics and submission requirements are available at smpte.org/student-paper-award.
Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship offers $5,000 toward the cost of tuition at the student's educational institution. The scholarship is open to SMPTE student members who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be majoring in a program emphasizing the engineering, science, advanced technologies, or fundamental theories associated with motion-imaging, sound, metadata, and workflows consistent with SMPTE's field of interest. Each must have completed a minimum of four courses toward said major in good academic standing. The application form and requirements are online at smpte.org/scholarships.
The deadline for application for these opportunities is Monday, May 14.
Students may become SMPTE Student Members for free through the Student Membership Challenge, which fully funds the first year of membership for eligible students. More information is available at www.smpte.org/smc.
Further information about SMPTE student opportunities is available at smpte.org/students.
Further information about SMPTE is available at smpte.org.


Tags: SMPTE | Calls for Applications | 2018 Student Paper Award | SMPTE Scholarship
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • SMPTE 2110, UHD and HDR solutions from Phabrix at NAB 2019

    SMPTE 2110, UHD and HDR solutions from Phabrix at NAB 2019

  • PHABRIX QXIP support for SMPTE 2110

    PHABRIX QXIP support for SMPTE 2110

  • SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • IP, 3G-SDI + HDR generation, analysis and monitoring from Phabrix NAB 2017

    IP, 3G-SDI + HDR generation, analysis and monitoring from Phabrix NAB 2017

  • Argosy at IBC2011

    Argosy at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • Day 5 of BroadcastShow at IBC

    Day 5 of BroadcastShow at IBC


Related Articles
  • The way forward in a changing world

    The way forward in a changing world

  • NAB Intelligence

    NAB Intelligence

  • An Obituary to Timecode

    An Obituary to Timecode

  • Listening to the needs of audio engineers

    Listening to the needs of audio engineers

  • Moving to an IP Platform Considerations

    Moving to an IP Platform Considerations

  • Technological advances in the broadcast industry

    Technological advances in the broadcast industry

  • Class: Do we still need standards

    Class: Do we still need standards

  • Supporting broadcast quality control

    Supporting broadcast quality control

  • Peace of mind in a complicated world

    Peace of mind in a complicated world

  • IP Based Remote Production

    IP Based Remote Production

  • Dick finds the truth out there

    Dick finds the truth out there

  • Mr MXF thinks the future is made of components

    Mr MXF thinks the future is made of components

  • Trends in IP based broadcast

    Trends in IP based broadcast

  • Dick puts it all together

    Dick puts it all together

  • Realising the ideal

    Realising the ideal

  • Remote Production

    Remote Production

  • The importance of maintaining digital audio paths

    The importance of maintaining digital audio paths

  • Taking aim

    Taking aim

  • Here is the news

    Here is the news

  • Monitoring, managing and processing SDI signals efficiently and affordably

    Monitoring, managing and processing SDI signals efficiently and affordably

  • True Colours Shine Through With CCS

    True Colours Shine Through With CCS


News
Magewell Named to Inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 List of Online Video Production Innovators Posted: 23/04/2019
Magewell Named to Inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 List of Online Video Production Innovators
Magewell is honored to be selected as one of the inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 list of hardware, software and cloud service innovators that are "moving and shaking live production and delivery today."
Tags: award | NDI | converter | conversion | IP | network | capture | video capture | live | streaming | encoder | hardware | recorder | recording | encoding | broadcast | professional AV | HDMI | Magewell | NAB | production | SDI | USB | OEM | M.2 | 4K | Ultra HD | UHD | UltraHD | SDK | pl
Submitted by Write Turn Communications
More from this author
ATEME Enables Hitachi Kokusai Linear to Deliver High Quality Video Encoding and Broadcast Transmissions Posted: 23/04/2019
ATEME Enables Hitachi Kokusai Linear to Deliver High Quality Video Encoding and Broadcast Transmissions

ATEME, the emerging leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has renewed its partnership with Hitachi Kokusai Linear, a leading supplier of broadcasting equipment in Brazil and international markets. The new partnership will see ATEME supply the firm with ultra-low latency Kyrion encoders.

Tags: ATEME | OTT | IPTV | Hitachi | Kyrion | Broadcast
Submitted by Whiteoaks
More from this author
PMC Demonstrates Unreleased Dolby Atmos Music At HIGH END Munich 2019 Posted: 23/04/2019
PMC Demonstrates Unreleased Dolby Atmos Music At HIGH END Munich 2019
UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has deployed its unprecedented access to leading artists, studios and record labels to give visitors at the HIGH END Munich HiFi show a unique demonstration of Dolby Atmos music, the leading immersive audio solution adopted by the audio and music mixing community.
Tags: PMC Speakers | High End Munich | Miles Davis | Capitol Studios | Dolby Atmos
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
Ka-boom and Specialist AV optimise workflows with Tyrell and EditShare Posted: 23/04/2019
Ka-boom and Specialist AV optimise workflows with Tyrell and EditShare

The Flow and AirFlow product lends itself absolutely perfectly to what we do anywhere in the world, and that type of flexibility really is our bread and butter of TV.” Zach Willis is the co-founder and producer of Ka-boom - Northern Ireland’s leading post production facility. The company has recently invested in EditShare’s state of the art media infrastructure, provided by Tyrell, to help facilitate its “great expansion plans.”

Tags: EditShare | Tyrell | Reseller | post production | storage | asset management | Flow | Geevs | media technology
Submitted by Tyrell
More from this author
Mediaproxy highlights content matching and full OTT delivery monitoring at BroadcastAsia Show 2019 Posted: 23/04/2019
Mediaproxy highlights content matching and full OTT delivery monitoring at BroadcastAsia Show 2019
Melbourne, Australia - 23 April 2019 - Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will show the latest updates to its LogServer compliance, monitoring and analysis package at BroadcastAsia on booth 6R1-06 in the Suntec exhibition centre, Singapore from 18 to 20 June.
Tags: Mediaproxy | OTT | LogServer | BroadcastAsia | SMPTE ST 2110 | OTT Monitoring | Broadcast Compliance | IP Penalty Boxes | IP | OTT Streams | Log ABR Streams | Monitor ABR Streams | Transport Stream | OTT Stream Metadata | SCTE Triggers | Closed Captions
Submitted by Page Melia PR
More from this author
Quicklink Studio empowers Veolia press day between France, Poland and Morocco Posted: 23/04/2019
Quicklink Studio empowers Veolia press day between France, Poland and amp; Morocco
The Quicklink Studio solution has been used in a press day for resource management company Veolia. The solution was used to connect the press day audience based in Paris, to the Volkswagen factory in Poland, the Renault factory in Morocco and Veolia based in Le Mans.
Tags: Quicklink | Quicklink Studio | Veolia | TBC Media | Havas Events | Volkswagen | Renault | encoder | decoder
Submitted by Quicklink
More from this author
Austrian Football Brought to Broadcast and OTT Viewers Worldwide Using a Wide Range of LiveU Technology Posted: 23/04/2019
Austrian Football Brought to Broadcast and OTT Viewers Worldwide Using a Wide Range of LiveU Technology
Beginning with the 2018/2019 season, Sportradar Media Services, part of Sportradar, is bringing every kick, tackle and talking point from the 240 matches of the Austrian Football Second League to viewers worldwide using LiveU LU600 HEVC units alongside the associated LiveU Central management platform and LiveU MultiPoint solution for content sharing and distribution. The technology has been supplied by LiveU’s Austrian partner ETAS High-Tech Systems.
Tags: Cellular bonding. acquisition | uplinking | contribution | news | sport | HEVC | 4
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Digital Nirvanas Monitor IQ Next-Generation Compliance Logger and Media Services Portal Receives NAB Product of the Year Award Posted: 22/04/2019
Digital Nirvanas Monitor IQ Next-Generation Compliance Logger and Media Services Portal Receives NAB Product of the Year Award
At the 2019 NAB Show, Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, received an NAB Product of the Year award for its all-new Media Services Portal — a comprehensive, one-stop suite of solutions for meeting the full gamut of broadcasters' closed-captioning requirements. The Media Services Portal won top honors in the AI/Machine Learning category. This portal couples with the Digital Nirvana Monitor I/Q compliance logger to provide next-generation compliance applications.
Tags: Digital Nirvana | Monitor IQ | Next-Generation | Compliance Logger | Media Services Portal | 2019 NAB Show | Product of the Year Award | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Interra Systems Expands Dolby Partnership, Adding Support for Dolby Vision to BATON QC Platform Posted: 19/04/2019
Interra Systems Expands Dolby Partnership, Adding Support for Dolby Vision to BATON QC Platform
Interra Systems, a leading global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, today announced an extension to the company's partnership with Dolby. Interra Systems' BATON file-based quality control (QC) platform has now been integrated with Dolby Vision®, a next-generation standard that delivers superior high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG) viewing experiences. BATON already supports Dolby Atmos®, an audio format for creating and playing back multichannel movie soundtracks for three-dimensional effect.
Tags: Interra Systems | Dolby | Dolby Vision | BATON QC | OTT Video | HDR | Support
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
VITEC Partners with Digistor in Australia and New Zealand Posted: 18/04/2019
VITEC Partners with Digistor in Australia and New Zealand
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced its latest distribution partnership with Digistor, which will provide VITEC's full portfolio of streaming solutions across Australia and New Zealand. Known for delivering product, design, installation, and technical support to companies that include ABC, Disney, Foxtel, Warner Brothers, and Endemol Shine, Digistor is the respected provider of technology solutions to the VFX, post-production, broadcasting, and digital media industries in the region.
Tags: VITEC | Partner | Digistor | Australia | New Zealand | Ecosystem | Streaming Solutions | Service | Support
Submitted by InGear PR
More from this author
Black Box Earns Top 2019 NAB Show Honors for Its Emerald Unified KVM Platform Posted: 18/04/2019
Black Box Earns Top 2019 NAB Show Honors for Its Emerald Unified KVM Platform
Black Box, an industry-leading provider of keyboard, video, and mouse (KVM) connectivity and signal distribution systems, earned NAB Product of the Year and TV Technology Best of Show awards at the 2019 NAB Show for the company's Emerald Unified KVM platform (www.blackbox.com/Emerald) and its latest addition, the first-of-its kind Remote App.
Tags: Black Box | 2019 NAB Show | Honors | Emerald Unified KVM Platform | Software-Based Remote App | KVM Platform | Secure | Flexible | Access | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Veritone Announces NAB Show Product of the Year Award Win for Veritone Attribute Posted: 18/04/2019
Veritone Announces NAB Show Product of the Year Award Win for Veritone Attribute
Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced that its Veritone Attribute application, a near real-time media attribution solution, received a Product of the Year Award in the Best New Radio Technology category at the recent 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The first official awards at the NAB Show, the program recognizes the most significant and promising new products and technologies showcased by exhibitors.
Tags: Veritone | 2019 NAB Show | Product of the Year | Award Win | Veritone Attribute | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
ASG Named Quantum and rsquo;s North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year Posted: 18/04/2019
ASG Named Quantum and rsquo;s North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, was named North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year by Quantum Corporation last week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The award recognizes sales achievements for Quantum’s worldwide reseller partners in FY2019.

Tags: ASG | Quantum | NAB 2019 | shared storage | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark At 2019 NAB Show Posted: 18/04/2019
4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark At 2019 NAB Show

Elemental Technologies LLC (AWS Elemental), an Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) company, today announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at the 2019 NAB Show raised more than $68,000 for Girls Who Code (https://girlswhocode.com/), a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like. The run held at NAB this week brought cumulative 4K 4Charity gross proceeds to more than $1 million, and broke previous records with more than 735 individuals registered.

Tags: AWS | AWS Elemental | Amazon Web Services | NAB | NAB 2019 | 4k | 4k 4Charity | 4k 4Charity Fun Run | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Raz Public Relations
More from this author
Grass Valley Underlines Position as the Frontrunner in Innovation with Award Wins at NAB Show 2019 Posted: 18/04/2019
Grass Valley Underlines Position as the Frontrunner in Innovation with Award Wins at NAB Show 2019

Grass Valley“NAB 2019 has underlined Grass Valley’s position as an R&D powerhouse and demonstrates how we help customers produce rich, high-quality content that brings viewers closer to the action. These awards are a testament to our unmatched expertise and continued commitment to innovation and R&D investment. GVCG continues our track record of ground-breaking technology advances. It illustrates how Grass Valley's solutions free customers to focus on high-impact tasks as they create captivating experiences that connect people anywhere, on any device, through the magic of media,” Tim Shoulders, president at Grass Valley commented. “With GV STRATUS One we have opened up high-end production opportunities to broadcasters of all sizes. This solution reduces complexity with affordable, turnkey simplicity empowering smaller production operations to meet the growing demand for first class content.”

Tags: Grass Valley | Future Best of Show Award | TV Technology Best of Show Award | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>