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Television on the Show Floor
Television in the Education Program
Securing Media Transactions using Blockchain Technology
Saturday, April 7 - 10:40 am - 12:00 pm
Blockchain technology is mostly known for its application in crypto currencies, where the "bitcoin" is the most popular one of these. However blockchain is a more general technology realizing a highly secure, distributed ledger or journal, which can be applied to a wide variety of challenges around distributed transactions and auditing of these. The paper aims at applying blockchain techniques to transactions concerning media content. The paper first explains the basic concept and some relevant terminology of blockchain. In the second section a so-called "private" blockchain is applied to a typical media asset management workflow. In this use case the asset management as well as the block chain management systems are residing in the public cloud. The workflow is described in a step-by-step approach, focusing on the block chain integration at each step. The contribution closes with some further application areas and an outlook.
"Marvel's Jessica Jones": The Art of Darkness
Monday, April 9 - 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm
Dive into the gritty streets of New York and the making of "Marvel's Jessica Jones," the brooding and badass superhero series. Session will explore storytelling through imagery, including the creation of the series' high-contrast look on-set and in the DI suite, working in HDR and more.
*This is not a Marvel/Netflix affiliated event
Keeping It Real: Delivering Live Programming to Today's Sports Fans
Tuesday, April 10 - 9:00 am - 10:20 am
The king of live television continues to be sports programming. From local high schools, to college, to professional and international sports competitions, every sport has a significant base of loyal fans! Today's loyal sports fans are more demanding than ever before, and they want immediate access to the live sports content they enjoy, anywhere and anytime. Delivering a high-quality live product has a new set of challenges and adapting to these "fan-demands". This panel of leading programming and distribution executives from collage organizations, leagues and networks discuss how the profile of their loyal fans is changing and what each is doing to respond to the fans' shifting behaviors.
Online Video Keynote Interview: How CBSN is Carving Its Own Path in Next-Gen News
Tuesday, April 10 - 9:40 am - 10:20 am
CBSN, the streaming video news service launched by CBS in 2014, is carving its own path in 24x7 digital news. In this keynote session, gain insights from Christy Tanner, who oversees CBSN, about how the service is creating new value for viewers, advertisers and CBS Corp. Learn how CBSN leverages intra-company news assets and provides CBS with experience it will apply to additional digital services that are launching soon. Get the playbook now.
Featured Events and Highlights
NAB Show Opening
Join us as NAB President and CEO Gordon H. Smith kicks off the 2018 NAB Show, the world's leading convention for professionals, who create manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms.