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NATO Declares 9 April ’19 SMPTE DCP Compliance Day

There has been a running gag within ISDCF about SMPTE-DCP Compliance, that it would come in April…without saying which year. The gag has gone on since perhaps 2008 or so…so long ago that anyone would be guessing when it first started. …where were you when April was first declared?…

There are many benefits for going from the non-standard convoluted, baling-wire InterOp versions of DCPs to the SMPTE Compliant versions. Having a well defined standard, securing all the copy written materials, having the world on 1 standard are a few of the big benefits. The last issues with equipment in the field should have been handled, after years of adjusting things in the captions world, then out of the blue, a several year problem in the TMS-world. 

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NATO Declares 9 April ’19 SMPTE DCP Compliance Day

There has been a running gag within ISDCF about SMPTE-DCP Compliance, that it would come in April…without saying which year. The gag has gone on since perhaps 2008 or so…so long ago that anyone would be guessing when it first started. …where were you when April was first declared?…

There are many benefits for going from the non-standard convoluted, baling-wire InterOp versions of DCPs to the SMPTE Compliant versions. Having a well defined standard, securing all the copy written materials, having the world on 1 standard are a few of the big benefits. The last issues with equipment in the field should have been handled, after years of adjusting things in the captions world, then out of the blue, a several year problem in the TMS-world. 

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