NAB Show, set to take place Oct. 9-13 in Las Vegas, is inviting speaker submissions. NAB Show is seeking prospective presenters to take part in expert-led discussions on key trends and technologies driving the future of media and entertainment. Proposals for technical papers to be presented at the 75th Annual Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference should relate to pressing issues facing media professionals, including the ongoing transition to IT- and IP-based systems and the incorporation of artificial intelligence and machine learning, as well as next-generation systems throughout the media-delivery ecosystem. Submissions are also sought for conference programming focused on: best business practices in a developing content landscape; the intersection of content, marketing and technology behind advertising initiatives; cutting-edge trends in content delivery such as 5G; mobile video; satellite IP and streaming; behind-the-scenes deep dives on topics around cinematography, sound editing, technology implementation, workflow solutions and innovative techniques; and emerging trends shaping the future of content creation. Proposals for sessions on the NAB Show Main Stage are also being accepted. Click here for more information. The deadline for speaking proposals is April 30.
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Dejero has signed a number of new European partners as part of its strategy to provide its connectivity solutions through rental companies to support increased demand for live video and real-time data across multiple sectors. Rob Waters, director of sales for EMEA and APAC, says the pandemic has caused many organizations to re-evaluate workflows that are now looking to trial new cost-effective methods to deliver high quality video or a reliable back-up system. Dejero says production companies are also adjusting workflows to accommodate remote collaborators. The most recent European rental partners to join the Dejero network include AV Pro and Centron in Austria, Kaptures (France), Profen (Turkey), Tividoo (Germany), Wired Broadcast and P&C Communications (UK) and Villrich Broadcast (Netherlands).