NAB Show New York to Launch ‘Best of BEIT’

NAB Show New York to Launch ‘Best of BEIT’

Ann Marie Cumming
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September 12, 2017

-- BEIT Engage! to promote discussions between attendees and industry experts --

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The first-ever "Best of BEIT" will comprise a track of sessions highlighting outstanding research and timely presentations featured at the flagship Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference, held at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. The selected "Best of BEIT" sessions will take place October 18-19 during the 2017 NAB Show New York.

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NAB Show New York showcases the best of next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals.

Best of BEIT sessions, held on the TECH FWD stage, will address ultra-high-definition (UHD), Next Gen TV/ATSC 3.0, cybersecurity and big data. The current schedule is available here.

NAB Show New York will also feature a “Best of BEIT Engage!” session, presenting a group ofroundtable discussions designed to promote interaction between attendees and industry experts. Session topics include: implementing practical IP playout systems; voice-activated media; audio loudness management for OTT and video services; drones for broadcast; immersive media; and podcasting. The discussions will take place Wednesday, October 18 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at NAB Show New York’s FOCUS FWD Keynote stage.

“Best of BEIT will provide in-depth explanations and examples of how traditional broadcast engineering functions continue to merge with information technology,” said NAB Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny. “We look forward to providing an additional platform to showcase the world-class research presented at the NAB Show BEIT Conference.”