Trends in Multimedia Delivery Platforms
The BES (I), Ahmedabad chapter organized a one
day seminar on "Emerging trends in multimedia delivery
platforms" on March 12, 2006 at ATIRA Auditorium.
Ahmedabad. Deliberated emerging trends in multimedia viz: 'IPTV,
MHP, DMB, DVB-H' Broadband. About 400 delegates from various
filed offices of AIR, DD, ISRO, BSNL and other departments &
Industries, faculties from various academic institutions and students
from various Engg. Institutions attended the seminar.
The event was inaugurated by Shri DK Agrawal, CGM, Gujarat Telecom
Circle, BSNL, Ahmedabad who also released the souvenir. Shri D.K.Gupta,
Chief Engineer, Doordarshan Directorate & Hon. Secretary BES
(I) gave felicitation address. The Key-note speaker Shri A. K. Bhatnagar,
Chief Engineer, R&D, AIR & Doordarshan, in his speech covered
the past, present and the future of multimedia broadcasting in the
country and world over. Chairman, BES (I), Ahmedabad chapter Shri
G. C. Jain welcomed the dignitaries & delegates and outlined
the programe of the day, Hon. Secretary Shri D. S. Kushwah proposed
Vote of Thanks to the packed audience.
Followed by the inaugural session, three technical Sessions were
conducted. The Session was on "Technology standard
Acquisition/Processing", Ist session was chaired by
Shri A. K. Bhatnagar and the speaker Shri A R Dasgupta Distinguished
professor Bhaskaracharya Institute of S applications and Geo-information.
Gandhinagar talked on "Anat of e-learning". Dr, Mohan
Tandon Director, Innomedia Techno Pvt. ltd., delivered on "Road
Netway" and gave a L demonstration of "CHOISPAD",
This is for the time in the world the "Multimedia pod"
has developed by which a person connect himself anywhere i world
of voice, data and vid his roof top portable, econo CHOISPAD. The
audience spell-bound by Dr. Ta presentation as it was demonstration
for the first time in INDIA. R. Ganesh Tektronix. Bangalore talked
on the "New compression technologies & MTS4EA"
in great detail. Shri J.K. Chandira, Deputy Director, DD, Directorate,
New Delhi talked on "Broadcast media asset management
in a TV production work flow". finally Shri Jayant
B Rangari, Shaf Broadcast discussed about "MPEG - 4,
H - 264, 3GPP & Enterprises solutions".
The Session - I I was on "Distribution and Transmission
Systems". The Session was chaired by Shri VK
Garg, Dy Director, Space Application Center, and Ahmedabad. Shri
VK Arya, General Manager, BSNL spoke on "IPTV &
Its applications", Shri Ashish Jain, Director, MCBS
talked on "Present status and future trends in CATV",
Shri G. C. Jain, MD, MCBS and Chairman, BES( I ), A-hmedabad chapter
talked on "New era of DTH in India".
Shri SH Khatri, GM, Arraycom, Vadodara talked on "DTH
Uplink platform". The last speaker of this session
Shri SK Sharma, Director, DD, Directorate, New Delhi, discussed
on "Broadcast on Mobile" mentioning the
ongoing TV reception in the moving vehicles in the metro cities
of India and highlighted the planning of Doordarshan DVB - H project.
The Session - III was on "Radio & TV Broadcasting
and Multimedia impact on the Society". The Session
was chaired by Shri D. K. Gupta, CE, Doordarshan India. The speakers
were Shri K. Bandyopadhyay, Group Director SAC, Shri SK Soni Professor,
TTTI, Bhopal, Shri B. P. Srivastava, Technical Advisor, BECIL, New
Delhi and Shri SR Joshi consultant, DECU/ISRO, Ahmedabad. Professor
Soni talked on "Content development & distance
education". Shri Bandyopadhyay talked on "Satellite
mobile TV", in which he discussed three technologies
in this regard, namely, DVB-H, MBMD, DMB-S and ISRO's plan for satellite
broadcasting to mobile TV was talked about. Shri BP Srivastava Tech.
Advisor, BECIL described in detail the "Present and
future scenario of FM Broadcasting in INDIA", and
how the common facilities will be shared by public sector and private
sector for this purpose. Shri SR Joshi talked on "Social
impact of multimedia" and mentioned the impact is
good and bad, depending upon the totality of the system and our
preparedness for the same.
The Exhibititors were Arraycom, BSNL, Decision Plus(Matrox Dealer),
MCBS & World Space. The event was well reported in the press
in local and national dailies.
: March 2006