BroadcastAsia2006 PREVIEW

With the theme “Digital: The Journey Forward,” BroadcastAsia2006 is to run from 19-23 June 2006, at the Singapore Expo. It is the region's longest-running industry event and has evolved from straight broadcast to embrace digital delivery. This year's event is subtitled, “The 11th International Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technology Exhibition & Conference.”

Nine group pavilions from countries such as China, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, Singapore, the UK and the USA are expected at the show.

This year's show will include a strong presence by exhibitors featuring the latest in IPTV, broadcasting to handhelds, video on demand, personal video recording, digital audio broadcasting (DAB), computer graphics and animation, conditional-access control, and high-definition technology.

With the convergence of technologies (IT, telco and media), the media landscape worldwide is experiencing significant changes. New ways of consuming media through the use of the latest technologies — IPTV, interactive TV, VOD and podcasting — are now available to the industry and consumers.

Computer graphics

ComGraphics&Animation2006 will run alongside BroadcastAsia. It will feature the latest hardware, software and services designed especially for the computer graphics and animation industry, film and motion picture industry, as well as for major broadcasters in Asia and beyond.

In addition, the ComGraph Digital Art & Animation competition, organized by the SIGGRAPH Singapore Chapter, will be held in conjunction with the CGA Exhibition to give recognition to creators of exceptional works of digital art and animation. An awards ceremony and winners announcement will be held on the first day of the show, and winning works for the Computer Animation categories, as well as outstanding works from award-winning animators, will be screened during all four days of the exhibition.

BroadcastAsia2006 International Conference

Complementing the exhibition will be a series of presentations, panel discussions and master classes.

The BroadcastAsia2006 International Conference will take place from 19-22 June and will present a range of topics that extend across the key issues facing the broadcasting industry today. The line-up of conference tracks include: high definition, IPTV, interactive TV, content protection and broadcasting to handhelds.

BroadcastAsia2006 is held in conjunction with CommunicAsia2006 and EnterpriseIT2006. Visit for more information.

Exhibition: 20-23 June 2006 (Tuesday - Friday)

Conference: 19-22 June 2006 (Monday - Thursday)

Venue: Singapore Expo, Halls 7 & 8