Working Groups

The forum has five active working groups, click on the group name to go to a description of its activities.

Guidelines

The Guidelines WG documents technologies related to launching Ultra HD services in the form of the “Ultra HD Forum Guidelines.”

Jim DeFilippis

Chair

Fraunhofer
Meeting Regularity

The GWG meets bi-weekly by telecom and meets F2F several times per year.

Usual Meeting Time

The GWG telecoms occur every two weeks on Tuesdays from 10a-11:30a ET.

Communications

The Communications Working Group is the public face of the Forum providing all external communications and administration of external activities. Additionally, the Forum provides the distribution channel for all Forum generated original content, manages public facing events as well as speaking engagements. This has included the ongoing series of Masterclasses and panels at NAB and IBC where speakers share real world use cases, challenges and successes of their Ultra HD deployments. The WG also manages the online forum assets, social media and blogs.

Ben Schwarz

Chair

Skip Pizzi

Co-Chair

Meeting Regularity

Every 2 weeks for 30-60 minutes, more often just before events.

Usual Meeting Time

Thursday at 9:00 PST (UTC-8)

Security

The purpose of this WG is to provide recommendations and guidelines for security mechanisms, consistent with the outputs of other Ultra HD Forum working groups and appropriate to Ultra HD services.

Laurent Piron

Chair

Meeting Regularity

The WG has a call every two weeks.

Usual Meeting Time

Wednesday at 9:00 am PST (UTC-8)

Interoperability

Facilitating interoperability work and plug-fests to test the usability and comprehensiveness of Ultra HD and related media standards including the Forum’s Guidelines. Describe and promote the use of Ultra HD and related media services that meet the scope of the Ultra HD Forum.

Ian Nock

Chair

Ranjeet Kaur

Co-Chair

Meeting Regularity

The WG has a call every week and about one plugfest or eqivalent per quarter.

Usual Meeting Time

Alternating Tuesday 08:30 PST (16:30 UTC).

Liaison

Facilitating interoperability work and plug-fests to test the usability and comprehensiveness of Ultra HD and related media standards including the Forum’s Guidelines. Describe and promote the use of Ultra HD and related media services that meet the scope of the Ultra HD Forum.

Pat Griffis

Chair

Nandhu Nandhakumar

Co-Chair

Meeting Regularity

Every 2 weeks for 30-60 minutes, more often just before events.

Usual Meeting Time

Thursday at 9:00 PST (UTC-8)

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