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September 12, 2017
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NAB Show New York to Launch 'Best of BEIT'

-- Additionally, new 'BEIT Engage!' session to host in-depth discussions between attendees and industry experts --

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- The Best of BEIT is launching at NAB Show New York with a track of sessions highlighting outstanding research and timely presentations initially featured at the flagship Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference, held at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Best of BEIT will take place October 18-19 during the 2017 NAB Show New York.

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NAB Show New York showcases the best of next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecommunications professionals.

Best of BEIT sessions, held on the TECH FWD stage, will address ultra-high-definition (UHD) technology, Next Gen TV/ATSC 3.0, cybersecurity and big data. The current schedule is available here.

NAB Show New York will also feature Best of BEIT Engage!, a session consisting of roundtable discussions designed to promote interaction between attendees and industry experts. Topics include: implementing practical IP playout systems; voice-activated media; audio loudness management for OTT and video services; drones for broadcast; immersive media; and podcasting. The discussions will take place Wednesday, October 18 from 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. at NAB Show New York’s FOCUS FWD Keynote Stage.

“Best of BEIT will provide in-depth explanations and examples of how traditional broadcast engineering functions continue to merge with information technology,” said NAB Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny. “We look forward to providing an additional platform to showcase the world-class research presented at the NAB Show BEIT Conference.”

Additional information and registration is available here.

News media registration is available here.

About NAB Show New York
Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and co-located with the Audio Engineering Society's East Coast convention, NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center. With more than 8,806 attendees and 362 exhibitors, NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, advertising, corporate A/V, production and post. For complete details, visit www.nabshowny.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.