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ISE 2013 to host MegaPixel Summit

Paddy Baker 8 October 2012
ISE 2013 to host MegaPixel Summit

The conference programme at Integrated Systems Europe 2013 has been enhanced with the announcement of the MegaPixel Summit. To be held at the Amsterdam RAI over Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 January 2013, the Summit will be produced by Insight Media, an internationally renowned market research, publishing and consulting firm.

“Over the past couple of years, we have seen a substantial increase in the number of ISE exhibitors offering display solutions that are above full HD resolution,” commented Mike Blackman, managing director, Integrated Systems Events. “The potential of these technologies is enormous, but these are complex systems and many industry professionals are enduring a steep learning-curve while implementing them.

“By hosting the MegaPixel Summit at ISE 2013, we hope to create a forum in which the challenges arising from creating large-scale, multiple-component displays are addressed by a mix of different stakeholders: manufacturers, distributors, integrators, rental companies and end customers.”

Chris Chinnock, founder and president, Insight Media, said that the Summit will focus on the three elements of what he calls the ‘Pixel Pipeline’ ecosystem that defines a typical MegaPixel solution: Pixel Generation, Pixel Processing and Pixel Display.

“From the CPUs and GPUs that generate the images, to the software and hardware that processes, warps, blends and distributes them, and then on to the various projection and display technologies that can be used to show them – the MegaPixel Summit will cover every link in the chain,” added Chinnock.

The MegaPixel Summit will be divided into three sessions. The first two, on the morning and afternoon of Monday 28 January respectively, will focus on Technology, Products and Trends. The third, taking place on the morning of Tuesday 29 January (the first day of ISE 2013) will offer case-study examples of successful MegaPixel system integration.

Each session will comprise five 30-minute segments, and delegates may choose to attend one, two or three sessions. Individual session costs will decrease according to the number of sessions booked. One session will cost €200, two will cost €350, while all three can be had for €450.

Scalable Display Technologies is a Gold Level Sponsor, while Christie Digital, Planar and eyevis are Basic Level Sponsors. All will speak at the inaugural MegaPixel Summit. Companies are urged to sign up for sponsorship now in order to maximise their benefit from Insight Media’s joint marketing of the programme with ISE. Interested parties should contact Chris Chinnock of Insight Media.

Blackman concluded: “The MegaPixel Summit will be our first opportunity to work with Insight Media and, given their track record of producing industry-leading events at InfoComm (the Projection Summit for 12 years and 3D Comm for two years), we are confident they will produce a must-attend conference for ISE 2013.”

Delegate pre-registration for the MegaPixel Summit will go live on the ISE website from 1 November 2012. Insight media’s website has additional information about the Summit, including detailed session descriptions and sponsorship opportunities.

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