IBC Daily IBC2018 - Day 1 - Friday 14 September - Page 19

 Say hello to IBC’s owners IBC is run by the industry, for the industry. An important way that this is achieved is through the ownership structure of IBC. IBC’s owners are six leading international bodies, representing both exhibitors and visitors. Their insights ensure that IBC remains at the cutting edge, reflecting what is really important in the industry today. In return, IBC supports the work of these six professional bodies. Through revenues from IBC, they can continue to develop their own programmes, furthering the knowledge and understanding of their members. The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organisation dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Within IEEE is the Broadcast Technology Society, giving members access to breakthrough research across the whole spectrum of media. It is also known for its networking opportunities to help members exchange knowledge and experience. The first of the six partner bodies is the IABM, the organisation for vendors in broadcast and media technology. It is well known for its research, providing insight and analysis into market trends and The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions, with over 168,000 members in 150 countries across a whole range of disciplines. It works to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing its members. Each strategies. It also provides extensive support for members, not least at IBC. year IET and IBC collaborate on a joint publication containing the most relevant and up-to-date technical thinking. ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY The Royal Television Society is an educational charity set up to encourage and celebrate work in television and related fields. One of its most effective initiatives is RTS Futures, designed to provide support for those in their first two years of employment within the industry. It hosts discussions, training and social occasions to help nurture the networks which are so important. of broadband engineering in the telecoms industry. It is particularly active in the training and career advancement of technical professionals in the field, and is able to provide industry accreditation and certification, advancing the standing of engineers in the industry. The SCTE is now the Society for Broadband Professionals, and has the aim of raising the standard Streamline your Broadcast Workflow SMPTE – which celebrated its centenary in 2016 – is best known for its work in advancing engineering across the media industry. It has developed thousands of standards, recommended practices and engineering guidelines, more than 800 of which are in force today. The association continues to advance shared knowledge, with new standards like the ST 2120 family leading the way to IP interoperability. You can find out more about each of the six IBC owners by visiting the IBC Partnership Pavilion, a dedicated area in the Park Foyer outside Hall 8. Representatives from each society can talk about the work of their organisation, and how the relationship with IBC benefits all sides. KVM Solutions for Broadcast Applications KVM extenders and switches connect remote broadcast equipment to operator workstations over distances of hundreds of meters. Broadcast professionals can access any device, whenever they need to, simply and quickly, with no transmission delay or image degradation. Instant connection and switching Latency and artefact-free video and audio HD-SDI and SDI parallel switching Integration with broadcast controllers Modular, expandable, future-proof Secure and reliable Draco tera enterprise and compact switches, 8 to 576 ports IHSE GmbH IHSE ASIA IHSE USA info@ihse.de Tel: +49 (7546) 9248-0 info@ihseapac.com Tel: +65 (6841) 4707 info@ihseusa.com Tel: +1 (732) 738 8780 STAND 7.A09 www.ihse.com