The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) promotes the use of open and vendor-neutral standards in the broadcast and media industry. As a non-profit trade alliance, the AIMS brings together broadcasters, technology vendors and industry organisations to jointly work on technological standards to move from legacy SDI systems to a IP- and cloud-based future.
The DPP is a membership-based, not-for-profit company and represents the entire media and broadcast supply chain including manufacturers, production companies, post-production facilities, suppliers, service providers, consultancies, broadcasters, distributors and not-for-profit organisations. The DDP network was founded by its shareholders ITV, BBC and Channel 4 and has the mission to successfully transform the media industry and to develop common standards.
The German Society for Technology in Television and Cinema (FKTG) offers its members of the television and film industry as well as all interested parties including scientists, engineers and technicians, a platform for the exchange of views and knowledge. As one of the oldest technology societies in Germany, the FKTG supports the technological areas of the media industry. The official publication of the FKTG is the monthly magazine “Television and Cinema Technology” (“Fernseh- und Kino-Technik” or in abbreviated form “FKT”)
As the authoritative representative body of broadcast and media technology suppliers, the IABM offers its members a comprehensive range of services in the areas of technology, training and best practice. The organisation places a particular value upon the networking and various interactions between the different companies. The IABM’s mission is to support its members to face and actively shape the ever-changing media landscape.
The Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers® (SMPTE) shaping the next generation of standards and providing education for the industry to ensure interoperability as the industry evolves further into IT- and IP-based workflows. The organisation has developed thousands of standards – as SMPTE Time Code – recommended practices, and engineering guidelines, more than 800 of which are currently in force today. www.smpte.org