Earlier Events

TM Television Presented
The 2015 TM Technology Showcase & Expo
at 6101 Campus Cir Dr. E, in Irving, TX 75063
from 10am – 4pm.

The annual media production tech expo and showcase, featured manufacturers and product experts from across the country demonstrating the most advanced media workflow solutions in the industry.
Guest Speaker was Matthew Wells, Director of Broadcasting for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
This free, one-of-a-kind trade show took place in Las Colinas on September 22nd and included demonstrations of advanced workflows as well as special keynote speakers from the media production industry.
All guests received a chance to win some awesome prizes and the ability to connect with media professionals from across the entire spectrum of advanced video and audio production.
Many Industry Technology Leaders were there and the free Lunch Barbeque was sponsored by AJA Solutions.


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Digital Resources presented their annual Expo + Solutions Event on Thursday September 3rd
It’s Digital Resources’ Annual Audio-Visual, Broadcast and Technology Event!
September 3, 2015 @ Grapevine Convention Center

This FREE one-day event brings together over 40 industry leading manufacturers, technology workflows and top rated seminars hosted by key industry professionals.
Seminar speakers included:
–Linda Pennington from Crestron with “The Intelligent Enterprise”,
–John Ladle from AJA – “Conversion Paths, 4K and Digital”,
–Greg Quirk from Ross Video “Improve and Simplify Your Meeting’s Broadcast Quality and Reduce Operational Costs”,
–Russ Berger on “Surround Perception in Presentation and Broadcast Spaces”,
–Brian Posey from LifeSize Cloud “Changing the Way We Communicate Video Collaboration in the Cloud and the Connected Experience” and
–Leonardo Romero from DPA Microphones “Pros and Cons of Omni versus Directional Microphones”
This is an excellent way to see the latest products and learn about technology trends & applications.

October 17 – 20, 2013
The 135th Annual International
Audio Engineering Society Convention
took place at the Jacob Javits Center in New York October 17 – 20th
Celebrating their 65th year, the AES Convention once again hosted the world’s largest gathering of audio professionals, attracting attendees from around the globe. This year’s convention was bigger and better than ever, as the top names in professional audio engineering converge for the latest audio innovations through workshops, tutorials, technical papers, booth exhibits and product showcases.
For a detailed look at the Technical Program, click Here

September 19, 2013: Digital Resources EXPO & Solution Seminars 2013
Digital Resources EXPO & Solution Seminars 2013 is a free one day industry event running from 9am to 4pm produced annually by Digital Resources. Bringing together the finest manufacturers as well as top rated solution based seminars.
The Grapevine Convention Center at 1209 S. Main Street in Grapevine, TX 76051 will be filled with state-of-the-art equipment with an emphasis on workflow concepts availing everyone the opportunity to experience first-hand the latest in technology while consulting with the very best manufacturer representatives. For more about Digital Resources, click HERE

August 7 & 8th, Over a dozen Chapter 67 members attended the 2 days of Seminars, Dinners and Exhibits on the Floor of the TAB Convention in Austin
The Texas Association of Broadcasters 60th Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin
is the largest state broadcast association convention in the nation, with 1,100+ annual registrants and over 120 Vendors in the Exhibition Hall.
Special thanks to Dan Sessler and Wray Reed of RF Specialties for co-sponsoring the Annual Engineering Dinner, this year at Iron Cactus.

August 1st, 2013 – Tektronix Troubleshooting Workshop at Cowboy’s Stadium
Tektronix presents a Free all-day seminar on Solutions to Today’s Video Delivery and Quality Challenges!

The event features SBE ReCertification Credit, Free Parking, Lunch and a Stadium Broadcast Center Tour. It runs from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The Stadium is located at 1 Legends Way in Arlington, TX 76011 and Free Parking in Lot 1 Entry A. SEE MAP BELOW
AFTER THE SEMINAR GET A FREE TOUR OF THE DALLAS COWBOY’S CONTROL ROOM!

For More Information on the Workshop, Maps and To Register, click here
During this workshop, you will learn innovative test solutions and current tips on tackling today’s video challenges.
Make sure to bring a thumb drive so that you can take home the presentation materials as well as product catalogs and application notes.
Workshop Agenda:
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Walk In Registration & Refreshments
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 am – Video Transmission Chain Review
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.- Getting Color Right Across Formats & Multiple Cameras
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – BREAK
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.- What’s New; 3Gig SDI, 3D, 4K, and HDMI Data
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch Provided
12:45 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. – CALM Act, Audio Loudness, Lip Sync, & ANC
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – File-Based Video Systems and Workflow
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Video Quality and MPEG Transmission Systems

The seminar will be presented by John Bradford, Senior Video Systems Application Engineer for Tektronix, supporting Analog/Digital Video, MPEG, and RF. John has over 40 years of video experience. Prior to working at Tektronix, John’s experience includes broadcast, field service, post production and integration design.


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Note to SBE MEMBERS!
Tektronix is proud to announce that attendance to our VideoInsight Seminar counts towards 1 credit of category H of the Society of Broadcast Engineers recertification program.
If you have any questions, need more info or would like to register multiple people, please contact Michael Brett directly by Phone: (503) 627-4720 or email to Video-Insight-Seminars@tektronix.com


April 25th, 2013 from 10:00am – 5:00pm
TM Television presented their Annual Spring Technology Expo at the Farmer’s Branch Conference Center
in the Dr. Pepper Stars Center, 12700 North Stemmons Freeway in Farmers Branch, TX 75234
TM Television invited you to come check out their second annual Technology Expo! right on the heels of NAB.
If you didn’t make it out to Vegas or you missed speaking with your favorite manufacturer, here’s your second chance – hope you didn’t miss it!

NAB Show & Conference April 6 – 11, 2013 / Exhibits April 8 – 11.
From Broadcasting to Broader-casting®, The NAB Show® has evolved over the last eight decades. While the solutions at your fingertips have changed to keep pace with consumer habits and technologies, your aspirations to produce and deliver memorable content have remained constant. From creation to consumption, NAB Show has proudly served as the incubator for excellence – helping to breathe life into content everywhere.


April 18-19, 2013 – Free all-day CBNE Training!
Tulsa SBE Chapter 56 partnered with the Oklahoma Broadcasters Association for an Engineering Conference including an all day IP Networking for Broadcast Engineers & CBNE Prep Topics Class with Wayne Pecena on Thursday April 18th from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.
Friday April 19th, if you were registered before April 1st, you could take the CBNE Exam on-site.

Fort Worth February 18 to 21st, 2013 – The National Association of Tower Erectors Annual Conference
Held in February each year, the NATE Conference & Exposition includes educational sessions where attendees acquire crucial knowledge and information about current and relevant topics from industry experts. The NATE Annual Conference & Exposition is recognized as the premier event of the year for the tower erection, service and maintenance industry, providing education, marketing, networking, and the development of cohesion among NATE members. Visit the NATE Conference page here.

February 13th was Canon C100 Demo Day at Videotex Systems
The new Canon C100 camcorder’s Dallas premiere. Canon and Videotex representatives were there and the event ran from 10am to 2pm at Videotex, 10255 Miller Road in Dallas Tx, 75238

On Wednesday, February 6, 2012, DRI’s Open House at Digital Resources featured JVC Professional Products.
Showing the new JVC GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 handheld ProHD cameras, GY-HMQ10 – the world’s first hand held 4K camcorder and the GY-HM150U, Verite Series Pro Monitors, SRHD2500 “combo deck” and the KM-H3000, a powerful single Multi-Level Effects (MLE) switcher
It was all on on Wednesday, February 6, 2012 at Digital Resources, 2107 Greenbriar Drive, Suite B, Southlake, TX 76092. More online, here

TAB President Ann Arnold passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012
The Memorial Service for Ann Arnold was held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10 am in the Senate Chamber at the Texas State Capitol

A reception immediately followed the event in the Lieutenant Governor’s Reception room (directly behind the Senate Chamber).
In lieu of flowers, plans are underway for a fitting tribute to be announced at a later date.
Many of you will remember our Monthly Meeting on August 27th 2009, when Ann Arnold, President of TAB – Texas State EAS Chair and head of the State Executive Steering Committee for EAS presented the latest on new EAS Systems, Procedures and Compliance and provided some good insight into the efforts by TAB and others to move EAS forward Nationally and in Texas. To Read More about Ann, Click Here

September 19 – 21: The NAB Fall Show in Dallas
The Fall Radio Show was at the Dallas Anatole

The Radio Advertising Bureau and National Association of Broadcasters have joined forces to bring an unprecedented event to the radio industry.

 

September 20, 2012: Digital Resources EXPO & Solution Seminars 2012
Digital Resources EXPO & Solution Seminars 2012 is a free one day industry event running from 9am to 4pm produced annually by Digital Resources. Bringing together the finest manufacturers as well as top rated solution based seminars.
The Grapevine Convention Center at 1209 S. Main Street in Grapevine, TX 76051 was filled with state-of-the-art equipment with an emphasis on workflow concepts availing everyone the opportunity to experience first-hand the latest in technology while consulting with the very best manufacturer representatives. For more about Digital Resources, click HERE

August 8 – 9, 2012:
The Annual Texas TAB/SBE at the Renaissance Austin Hotel

was a big success!
This event is the largest state broadcast association convention in the nation, with 1,100+ annual registrants. Questions? Call (512) 322-9944 or go to TAB.org.

July 13th, 2012 – Tektronix Seminar at Cowboy’s Stadium
Tektronix presented an all-day seminar on Solutions to Today’s Video Delivery and Quality Challenges!
The event featured SBE ReCertification Credit, Free Parking, Lunch and a Stadium Broadcast Center Tour.
Presenter Scott Howard, Sr. Application Engineer has been with Tektronix for 32 years holding technical support positions in manufacturing, product marketing, Government marketing and sales. He consults and teaches test methodologies for Broadcast, Studio, Cable and Manufacturing throughout North America. Scott demonstrated innovative test solutions and current tips on tackling today’s video challenges.
The Morning Session covered Baseband Video: Set Up, Post Production, & Transmission covering aspects of camera set up/shading, Color and Gamut correction concepts, and the Digital Transmission Path.
In the Afternoon Session: Compression, Transcoding, and File Based/Multiplatform Delivery along with MPEG Test & Monitoring.
After Lunch, the seminar switched gears slightly to MPEG Troubleshooting(QoS/QoE), Impacts of Transcoding, and File Based Media Delivery, with specific examples in diagnosing File Based, MPEG, & Physical Layer issues.
Note to SBE MEMBERS!
Tektronix is proud to announce that attendance to our VideoInsight Seminar counts towards 1 credit of category H of the Society of Broadcast Engineers recertification program.
If you have any questions, need more information or would like to request more literature please contact:
Field Account Manager: Tony Copley Phone: 630-512-1786, Email:Tony.Copley@tektronix.com or
Inside Account Manager: James Lang Phone: 503-627-2980, Email:James.Lang@tek.com

Wednesday, June 6th 2012 from 3 – 4pm EAS-CAP IPAWS Webinar:
Getting Ready for CAP: Countdown to June 30th
FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS)

The discussion continued in our EAS Webinar Series on Wednesday, June 6, from 3 to 4 p.m. CT!
The event was hosted by Manny Centeno of (FEMA) and Suzanne Goucher of NASBA and (MAB).
The Webinar covered what you need to know to receive alert (CAP) messages. It included presentations on the following topics:

– Antwane Johnson, FEMA IPAWS Director, – an overall update on IPAWS developments
– IPAWS staff – general EAS-CAP best-practices, EAS device configuration, and parallel operation of the EAS using traditional monitoring and CAP
– The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – recent changes to Part 11 Rules governing EAS and what State and local Emergency Communications Committees should be aware of as they update their State EAS Plans
– Whit Adamson, President of the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters (TAB) – the steps he has taken to develop local officials’ interest in using the EAS
– IPAWS staff – an update on the Primary Entry Point (PEP) Expansion Program.


May 14 – 18, 2012: CEA 2012 Spring Technology & Standards Forum
Was held at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center

CE industry technical experts met at the 2012 Spring Technology & Standards Forum to network with engineering leaders across many products categories as they consider, develop and finalize CE standards. CEA standards set the precedent for product safety, interoperability and performance optimization in an effective and efficient environment.

April 14 – 19, 2012: The NAB Show and Engineering Conference

The SBE has partnered again with the NAB to produce the annual NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference held as a part of the NAB Show.

The event included an SBE Ennes Workshop on Saturday (Conference registration required) and SBE Members received some Special RatesThe NAB Show® is the world’s largest event covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums, multiple platforms and countless nationalities. The Show is the home to solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.

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March 15, 2012 SBE Presented a Webinar with John Bisset – Springtime Maintenance to Keep You on the Air
This event with John Bisset is now available On-Demand here
It’s FREE to Members, thanks to Broadcast Supply Worldwide

Drawing from his experience as a chief engineer, and in writing Radio World’s popular Workbench column, John Bisset runs engineers through a series of inspections and tasks to prepare your site for warmer weather. Along the way, he offers some engineering nuggets to improve your maintenance efficiency too.
The completion of this webinar from Webinars by SBE qualifies for 1 credit under Category I of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.
For more information and to Register Click Here

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Tuesday, February 21st, A large group attended the First Annual
TM Television Winter Technology Expo
The event was held at theFarmers Branch Conference Center in the Dr. Pepper Stars Center.
Seminars and Exhibits from 20+ vendors ran all day starting at 10am.
Things wrapped up at 5pm and many stuck around for TM’s Avid @ The Crossbar reception immediately following the show.
It was Educational, Entertaining, Informative and FREE!

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On Thursday, February 16th a Special Appearance by SSL’s New Demo Truck
The New Solid State Logic Demo Truck appeared at Trinity Broadcasting in Irving

SSL teamed up Genelec, Miranda, Savant and RTS to build a state of the art demo unit in a truck acoustically designed by Russ Berger .
Thanks to SSL and the guys for stopping by.

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