Over 20 MPEG Industry Members Exhibiting at IBC 2007

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 to Dominate the Show Floor in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The MPEG Industry Forum, the world’s largest advocacy group for the promotion of MPEG technologies, is pleased to announce that the following 23 member companies will be exhibiting at IBC 2007 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between Friday, 7 September and Tuesday, 11 September 2007.

-- Apple                   7.620  -- NTT                         1.530
-- Cinea Inc               2.218  -- Nokia                       4.350
-- Coding Technologies   12P.100  -- Pace Micro Technology       1.221
-- dicas                   1.180  -- PacketVideo Corp             M353
-- Envivio                 4.260  -- Philips                     1.181
-- Fraunhofer IIS     M282/8.381  -- Qualcomm                     M595
-- Harmonic Inc            1.361  -- Radyne                      1.418
-- Hitachi                11.650  -- Scientific Atlanta, a Cisco
-- InCrew Software         IP125     Company                     1.471
-- MainConcept             2.340  -- Tandberg Television   1.568/IP255
-- Mitsubishi Electric    11.541  -- Tektronix                   9.530
-- Motorola                1.144  -- VCS                        10.412
-- NagraVision             IP142

“As pioneers and promoters of international open standard MPEG technologies, and especially MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, our members have been exhibiting at IBC for many years,” commented David Price, Vice President, MPEGIF and Vice President, Harmonic Inc. “IBC is a fantastic platform to demonstrate the latest next generation products and solutions.”

“MPEGIF is supporting, endorsing and promoting over 60 international conferences and tradeshows annually,” said Sebastian Moeritz, President MPEGIF. “IBC is obviously a very important, strategic event for us and the perfect European venue for our MPEGIF Master Class.”

MPEGIF will be presenting its Master Class, a FREE, full day conference, titled “Next Generation Television Technology and Business Models,” on Thursday, 6 September 2007 between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. in Room A at the RAI Convention Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

This MPEGIF Master Class will focus on how new technologies are changing the way digital television is created, compressed, stored, delivered and monetized. The four high-profile keynote speakers of this “must attend” event during IBC 2007 are:

— Benjamin Schwartz (Technology Development Manager, Orange Labs/France Telecom)
— Thomas Staneker (Senior Executive VP IPTV, T-Com)
— Justin Fielder (Director Network Services, BSkyB)
— Jens Rieken (Executive Director Product Development, Core Media)

The four panels will feature senior executives from BSkyB, T-Com, Fastweb, T-Online, Virgin Media, Telecom Italia, Orange/France Telecom, IPTV Americas, Cinea, Harmonic, NagraVision, Pace, IBM, Sony, Sun, Open TV, Playboy TV, ESPN, 3Vison, ADB, Amino, and Telemak.

The MPEG Industry Forum is also hosting a networking party at the Hard Rock Cafe Amsterdam on Sunday, 9 September 2007 between 7:00 p.m. and Midnight. This party will be the ideal place to meet industry players, partners, clients and friends alike during IBC 2007.

The IBC 2007 MPEGIF Member Exhibitor Guide, the full Master Class Agenda as well as the invitation for the MPEGIF Networking Party can be found at: http://www.mpegif.org/ibc2007.htm.

MPEGIF’s activities at IBC 2007 are sponsored by:

– Harmonic (http://www.harmonicinc.com)                         1.361
-- dicas (http://www.dicas.de)                                   1.180
-- MainConcept (http://www.mainconcept.com)                      2.340
-- NagraVision (http://www.nagravision.com)                      IP142
-- Motorola (http://www.motorola.com)                            1.144
-- Cinea Inc (http://www.cinea.com)                              2.218
-- Vsoft (http://www.vsoft.com)

Links: IBC2007; MPEGIF