Press Release

Video Services Forum, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA., January 3, 2011: The Video Services Forum is pleased to host the annual VidTrans Conference and Exposition, which will be held this year at the Marina Del Rey Marriott, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 1-3, 2011.

The conference includes 2 1/2 days of informative technical sessions on the latest technologies, focused on this year's theme "Video Services; Embracing New Technologies and Applications". Industry experts will present technical papers on a wide variety of topics related to video networking and IP transport. The conference includes a panel discussion on 3D video transport. The full conference program is available on the VSF website.

In addition to technical sessions, VidTrans 2011 also showcases some of the latest applications, technologies and products in its exhibit hall. The exhibition features an opening night reception on Tuesday, February 1. The exhibits will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 1-2. A highlight of this year's conference will be an interoperability demonstration of High Bit-Rate Media Transport on IP Networks. This demonstration between multiple vendors implements a proposed standard that is currently before the Standards Committee within the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

VidTrans provides an ideal venue for television professionals to see the latest video transport technologies in person. This low-key conference, attended primarily by industry decision makers, offers a great opportunity to speak directly with key technology providers and users from around the world.

The VidTrans2011 Conference will also include a number of special networking events, providing attendees the opportunity to interact with colleagues and industry peers.

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Founded in 1997, the Video Services Forum is an international association composed of service providers, users and manufacturers dedicated to interoperability, quality metrics and education for video networking technologies. The organization's activities include providing forums to identify issues involving the development, engineering, installation, testing and maintenance of video networking technologies; exchanging non-proprietary information to promote the development of video networking technology; fostering resolution of issues common to the video services industry and promoting interoperability by contributing to and supporting development of standards by national and international standards bodies. Visit VSF online at

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