NAB Technology Partners Announce All-Badge Access Sessions

ATSC 3.0 in Korea, UHDTV and changing role of media standards among topics
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WASHINGTON—NAB Technology will look to tackle some of hot button issues with three announced sessions to take place during the 2016 NAB Show. These sessions, called All-Badge Access Sessions, are presented in conjunction with worldwide organizations and are open to all registered NAB Show attendees.

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The sessions will kick off on Saturday, April 16, with the “Media Standards Summit: The Role of Media Standards in a Connected World.” This session will look at the changing role of media standards in IP-connected production, delivery and consumption environments. It will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in room S225 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

On Monday, April 18, the “Korea UHD On-Air” session will take place. This will provide a look into the Korean governments scheduled launch of a terrestrial UHDTV service in 2017, which is also expected to be one of the first deployments of ATSC 3.0. The session will be held in room N232 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

The third session, “Ultra HD Master Class,” is set for Wednesday, April 20. Topics for this session will include use of UHD technologies to deliver next-gen experiences, as well as the introduction of the initial publication of the Forum’s UHD Guidelines and a report on recent interoperability testing. It will also feature a roundtable discussion on HDR. The session will run from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. in Room S225.

The 2016 NAB Show will take place from April 16-21 in Las Vegas.