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Drop in to our next Tech Breakfast, an introduction to encryption in September

Our series of Tech Breakfasts continues in September with an Introduction to Encryption. When: 12th September 2017, 9am-9:45am Where: 8 Golden Square, Soho WF1 9HY Following the success of our events over the summer, our next Tech Breakfast will focus on an introduction to encryption and how important it is to today’s post and production [...]

By | 2017-08-23T09:21:35+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – “HDR”

Wednesday 23rd November, 8:30 for 9am Soho Screening Rooms, Berwick St "Have you shot footage on a contemporary Canon or Sony camera using anything other than a 2.2 or 2.4 gamma? If so then you are already dabbling in high-dynamic range and the exciting world it promises. As UHD/4k resolution, Rec.2020 colour space and higher [...]

By | 2016-11-14T13:17:26+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – “Video Over IP”

Wednesday 29th June, 8:30 for 9am Soho Screening Rooms, Berwick St Oliver Gappa,R&S, explores the evolution of Video-Over-IP, examines the options available now and highlights some of the pitfalls. Streaming video using Internet Protocols has been around years, it’s only been in the past decade that relevant technology advances have made it feasible to use [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:38+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – “Encryption” Seminar Recording

Starting with the fundamentals of cryptography (difference between symmetric & public-key etc), Phil goes over the encryption techniques used in the Enigma machine (with a genuine, working example) through to HDCP and the other forms of content protection used in our industry: Symmetric vs Public-key crypto Examples – DES, AES/Rijndael etc HDCP, Blueray and the [...]

By | 2016-04-13T08:42:55+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Podcasts, Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – “Encryption”

23rd March, 8:30 for 9am, Soho Screening rooms, London Starting with the fundamentals of cryptography (difference between symmetric & public-key etc), resident SI "Guru", Phil Crawley will guide us from the encryption techniques used in the Enigma machine (with a genuine, working example) through to HDCP and the other forms of content protection used in our [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:41+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast: “MXF for Engineers”

Wed 9th December, 8:30 for 9am, Soho Screening Rooms With the MXF standard now 11 years old, this complex and hugely powerful file format still continues to confuse and cause problems for even the most competent of engineers. However, MXF has a lot to offer, and if leveraged in the right way can become a [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:44+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Categories: Events|Tags: |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast: “Colourimetry, Calibration & Monitoring”

Wed 15th July, 8:30 for 9am, Soho Screening Rooms This month, our Broadcast Engineering guru, Phil Crawley, shares some of the knowledge he’s gained from calibrating monitors over the last 25 years, explores some of the latest tools and demonstrates Boland’s OLED grading monitor. As always the breakfast is free to attend but spaces are limited, [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:48+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Tech Breakfast – "Pixit Media PixStor & FlavourSys Strawberry"

8:30 for 9am, Wed 26th Nov, Soho Screening Rooms This month's breakfast meeting for broadcast/post engineers takes a look two of the hottest products of the moment, Pixmedia's PixStor and FlavourSys' Strawberry. PixStor is a unified SAN and NAS solution that can guarantee performance to any number of file-sharing or streaming clients from within a single [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:56+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – "Cat8 is Coming" & "The Challenges of Modern Picture Quality Analysis"

8:30 for 9am, Wed 1st Oct, Soho Screening Rooms root6′s Broadcast Engineering gurus, Phil Crawley and Matt Ward, explore some of the hot topics of the moment. Matt takes a look at the new Cat 8 standard whilst Phil discusses the challenges of modern picture quality analysis and demonstrates the TG-100 SRI Visualiser, which can [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:58+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Breakfast – "Grading with Avid and FilmLight"

Wednesday 2nd July 8:30 for 9am at The Soho Screening Rooms 14 D'Arblay St, W1F 8DY Join us for our latest Tech Breakfast event.  This time we’ll be taking a look at the native colour grading tools in Avid Media Composer and Symphony, then exploring how these can be expanded with the powerful feature set [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:18+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments