SMPTE Philadelphia Section - December 2007 Meeting Video producers and broadcasters continue their relentless march toward digital production and transmission. Likewise, online video compression and transmission technologies continue to evolve. Several technologies are competing for dominance with producers and viewers alike. Who will win the player wars for the computer, media device and cell phone? Jan Ozer provides an overview of the battle between Windows Media, Flash, QuickTime and other technologies. He shows the results of side-by-side testing and gives his thoughts about the future of these technologies. Jan Ozer is the founder of Doceo Publishing, a digital video expert, author, and a frequent contributor to several magazines including Streaming Media, Digital Content Producer, EventDV and PC Magazine. A higher-resolution Windows Media version is available from the drop-down box on this episode's permalink page. Have a comment? Write to us.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is an international, award-winning technical society devoted to advancing the theory and application of motion-imaging technology including film, television, video, computer imaging, and telecommunications. SMPTE has thousands of members across 64 countries. Members of the Society are engineers, executives, technical directors, cameramen, editors, consultants, and specialists in film processing, film and television production and post-production, and practitioners from almost every other discipline in the motion-imaging industry. This Blip series showcases some of the Philadelphia Section's monthly technology presentations. Meeting info at philasmpte.org. See NEW videos at bit.ly/phlsmptevid