SMPTE 3D Conference to be held June 21-22 in New York

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Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers’ second annual International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media Entertainment will feature world-leading academic and corporate researchers who will unveil the most advanced research to date for creating distributing and viewing 3D content. The SMPTE Conference takes place June 21-22 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. During the two-day event engineers scientists and researchers will discuss the latest work on human factors and the viewing of 3D materials; stereoscopic image acquisition and production advancements; stereoscopic image metrology and processing including an open-source camera platform being developed at Stanford University; and advancements in stereoscopic displays including those related to live holographic TV. Underscoring the potential for 3D to fuel opportunities across multiple market segments the SMPTE conference also will feature a special presentation from Gordon Castle director entertainment media and communications at PwC on 3D adoption trends and market opportunities. “The recent commercial successes in 3D cinema and live broadcasts have driven substantial R&D investments and are spurring tremendous interest in 3D across multiple markets ” says Pete Lude SMPTE president. “This year’s conference will highlight many of the remarkable advances that will fundamentally change the way 3D programming is created distributed and viewed.” Click here for complete program information Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers