Upcoming SMPTE TC 35PM plugfest at IRT [MAY 29]

SMPTE, in association with the Institut für Rundfunktechnik GmbH (IRT), is conducting a face-to-face IMF Plugfest on May 29, 2018 at the IRT in Munich.

The test subjects will be:
• Playing and creating IMF packages with IMSC1.0 captions/subtitles
• Creating and playing different versions. This will be both creating versions using elements supplied within a package
and also by the addition of a supplemental package to a main package.
• SMPTE RDD 45/ProRes image content within an IMF package.

To participate, please join the SMPTE TC 35PM Plugfest Drafting Group.

Full details at: TC 35PM May 2018 Plugfest @ IRT Announcement

Educational survey 2018

To broaden the awareness and talent pool around IMF, the IMF UG is looking to encourage the creation of educational materials.

To better understand how you, your colleagues and your organization would like to learn more about IMF, we invite you to take the following 5-minute survey before April 10,

IMF UG 2018 Educational Survey

Looking forward to your input! Do not hesitate to forward the survey to your colleagues, partners and other interested parties.

How do I participate in the development of the IMF standards?

The IMF family of standards is developed by Technology Committee 35PM of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

While published SMPTE specifications are available publicly, access to draft specifications and the ability to contribute directly to the development process is limited to members of the SMPTE Standards Community. See the FAQ.

Anyone can become a member of the SMPTE Standards Community by signing-up. Once signed-up, Technology Committee 35PM can be joined through its home page.