fields & frames

Ochiva, Dan
October 2003
Millimeter;Oct2003, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p51
Trade Publication
Reports on developments related to digital technology in the film industry in the U.S. Increase in the number of consumer devices employing hard drives, according to technology research firm In-Stat/MDR; Release of the second alpha version of OpenML Software Development Kit of Kronos group at IBC 2003; Submission of the video-compression codec underlying Windows Media 9 by Microsoft Corp. to SMPTE for vetting; Collaboration of AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival with CustomFlix, a pioneering on-demand video publishing service.


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