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RAI Amsterdam EVENT NEWS SMPTE Stand: F51f Beyond HD: The State of UHDTV DPA Microphones Stand: 8.D76 B roadcasters attending IBC 2013 may only need to stop at DPA Microphones stand D76 in Hall 8 to cover all HD broadcast microphone applications, from the single interview to the complete TV show. SMPTE will present the session “Beyond HD: The Technology Landscape for Future Broadcasting” at IBC2013. On Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. in room E102, Dr. Hans Hoffmann of the EBU will convene this session on the current state of ultra-high definition television (UHDTV). Experts from leading media companies and technology suppliers will provide a practical, real-world view of the technology ecosystem, as well as a look at the future roadmap for UHDTV. At the DPA stand every microphone can be listened to and there is even a tombola where you can win a d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphone every day at 5pm. Highlights will include an extensive review of the definition of UHD, the publication of the SMPTE UHDTV Study Group report, and lessons learned from groundbreaking UHDTV work done at the 2013 Wimbledon Tennis Championship and Confederation Cup. The session will close with an interactive panel discussion -- joined by representatives from Panasonic Europe, Samsung, Sony, Disney, the BBC, Sky Germany, Sky TV UK, and NBC Universal -- on the opportunities and barriers to full deployment of UHDTV. Conference 12-17 September 2013 Conference 13-17 September 2013 Marquis Stand: 2.A58 M arquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, will be showing the latest updates to its solutions at IBC 2013. Project Parking which assists editors and facilities to manage their Avid edit storage more effectively will be shown for the first time in Europe at IBC.   Project Parking Version 3 is the only product available which allows a complete analysis, archive and easy retrieval of all media projects, freeing up valuable edit storage space.  The solution enables editors to analyse all the projects and media on their edit storage by size, project, location, age, duplicated or orphaned files and then archive files to second tier storage, or delete unused media at the touch of a button, take snapshots of versions of projects, or move from one location to another, while still maintaining a usable and easily accessible format for future use. Since its beginning in 1992, DPA Microphones has been developing microphones that deliver HD sound from the deepest sounds to the highest peaks, covering the whole dynamic range, delivering perfect, linear HD sound. TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 80 AUGUST 2013 | 19