Award recognizes the technical leadership Smith provided at Fox, Turner and Lockheed and work on file format specs.
The North American Broadcasters Association is heading to sunny California for its Annual General meeting, specifically the Los Angeles area.
Sharpening the focus of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions on the actual needs of broadcasters appears to be the driving force behind this week’s announcement that AIMS and the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) have inked a formal liaison agreement.
“In a career that began by building a ham radio as a kid in Seattle that the U.S. Navy thought was being operated by a spy, Bob set out to be an innovator and a contributor not only to the people and organizations he worked for, but also to the benefit of the wider industry he was a part of.
The Digital Production Partnership and the North American Broadcasters Association have published a joint document, “Broadcaster Cyber Security Requirements for Suppliers,” to assist manufacturers and suppliers in developing products aligning to modern cyber security standards, that are fit for integration into broadcaster facilities. The recommendations will be adopted by major U.K. broadcasters, the pair said.
ABC/Disney, Bell Media, CBC/Radio-Canada, Fox, HBO, NBCUniversal, PBS, Time Warner and Turner have all agreed on air-ready file delivery specs.
Mark Harrison said in 2010 it was clear there was problem. End-to-end digital workflows were not coming together.