Chapter Meetings

January 2019 Monthly Meeting

Program: “Imagine & Tektronix – Managing the Video Over IP Production System of Today and Tomorrow”
When: Thursday, January 17th;  Lunch at 12:30pm, Meeting at 1pm
Where: WNYT Studios, 715 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12205

** Please DO NOT park in the “news parking lot” adjacent to the building unless you need to park in the handicapped parking spaces.  Please park in our “garage lot” across Amsterdam Avenue from the station (look for the 4-bay garage), or on the street. **

Imagine and Tektronix will present industry best practices for Video over IP workflows utilizing the latest IP technologies with a look into recently released SMPTE standards.

Hybrid/IP Infrastructure – a review of the standards and the adoption of IP into the broadcast plant.

Software Defined Everything – underlying technologies and platforms for Software Defined Networking and workflows.

Gain insight and learn about advanced Video over IP workflows with SMPTE-2110, SMPTE-2059 and SMPTE-2022 and how these standards can improve your design

Learn about Precision Time Protocol Timing (PTP) with a focus on Tektronix’s Prism for IP/SDI Media Analysis.

Discover how Imagine Communications and Tektronix’s technology improves Broadcast & Media workflows.

Ken Metcalf, Director of Strategic and Regional Accounts
Imagine Communications

Cassidy Phillips, Enterprise Solutions Architect
Imagine Communications

Bruce Lane, Reseller Video Sales Manager for the Americas

Karl Kuhn, Senior Video Applications Engineer

About our presenters:

Ken Metcalf
Ken has over thirty years in the industry and ten years with Imagine, Ken will be offering an update on Video over IP. Ken and his associates will highlight the latest IP standards and how underlying technologies like software defined orchestration are helping Broadcasters and the Media & Entertainment industry evolve into the future.

Cassidy Phillips
Cassidy has been designing SDI, IP, and hybrid systems for the last two years. Cassidy previously worked in air-affecting operations roles at KEZI (ABC affiliate), DirecTV (Los Angeles Broadcast Center), and Newscorp (Fox News, Fox Business) for a combined twelve years.

Bruce Lane
Bruce is responsible for the Sales and Technical relationship with the Top Tier System Integrators Dealers and Distributors in North and South America. Lane has made technical presentation for the Sport Video Group (SVG), SMPTE, SBE, and other groups across North & South America, Asia, and Europe.

General Information:
Chapter 58’s meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month. Information pertaining to meeting topics and locations can be found on this page, on our home page, and in monthly e-mail updates from our Chapter Chairperson. In the past, meetings generally were not held in April (due to the NAB convention), or during the summer months.

Through the generosity of our local-level Sustaining Members, Chapter 58 hosts an annual golf outing in July, and a Holiday Party in December.

If you have an idea for a monthly meeting, please let us know!