Pro-MPEG Forum


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Pro-MPEG Forum

(Professional MPEG Forum) An organization founded in London in 1998 for the advancement of the MPEG-2 standard. The Forum helped develop the MXF file format for exchanging video production data between servers. The offices of the secretariat were located at BBC Radio Northampton. See MXF and MPEGIF.
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As part of Path 1's key role in the WAN committee of the Pro-MPEG Forum, we will provide both a gigabit and 100 megabit link on which real-time video servers, non-linear editors, MPEG encoders and decoders can interchange material seamlessly," said David Carnevale, vice president, marketing & sales for Path 1.
SGI and our broadcasting customers are very pleased to be honored by the Pro-MPEG Forum, where SGI has long played a role in the drive for open standards and by Broadcast Engineering, the industry 'bible' for television engineers.
The first is a joint presentation with Peter Elmer from BT Exact, Chairman of the Pro-MPEG Forum WAN Group and Brad Gilmer, Executive Director of the Video Services Forum, entitled "Pro-MPEG Forum Code of Practice".
The Pro-MPEG Forum is an association of broadcasters and programme makers, equipment manufacturers and component suppliers with interests in realising the full potential offered by MPEG-2 as an open, international standard for compressed digital content.
Validating its commitment to open systems, Omneon Video Networks is joining the industry-leading consortiums of DVCPRO Partners and the Pro-MPEG Forum.
The new SGI Media Server for broadcast, MPEG-2 model will debut at NAB, April 23 to 26 in Las Vegas, in the SGI booth, S4132, Sands Convention Center and the Pro-MPEG Forum Booth N219/N220, Las Vegas Convention Center.