Press Release

VidTrans 2016 Includes Major Interop Event

New Orleans, LA, February 1, 2016 - The Video Services Forum is pleased to announce a major industry interoperability demonstration of the latest technologies for transporting uncompressed video and audio over IP networks. This Interop event will take place during VidTrans 2016 which will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, LA, February 23 to 25.

VidTrans 2016 will feature multivendor Interop demonstrations of VSF TR-03 with AES67/IEEE1588, VSF TR-03 with RFC4175, VSF TR-04, ST2022-6 with ST2059 (Video) and ST2022-5/6/7. The demonstration will include 14 equipment manufacturers, 3 test equipment manufacturers and additional networking technology suppliers.

This year’s VidTrans conference comprises 2 1/2 days of informative technical sessions on the latest technologies for high-performance video capture, transport and delivery. Industry experts will present technical papers on a wide variety of topics related to video networking and IP transport. The conference includes a Transition to IP Infrastructure panel discussion and multiple papers on current topics such as High Dynamic Range (HDR), IP Video and AES67 Audio. The current conference program is available on the VSF website.

In addition to technical sessions, VidTrans 2016 also showcases some of the latest applications, technologies and products in its exhibit hall, with an expanded list of exhibitors. The exhibition features an opening night reception on Tuesday, February 23. The exhibits and the interop will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 23-24.

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 VidTrans 2016 Conference will also include a number of social networking events, providing attendees the opportunity to interact with colleagues and industry peers.

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About The Video Services Forum

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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