BEIT Conference Presentations, Proceedings Get Digital Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Presentations originally planned for the 75th annual Broadcast Engineering & Information Technology (BEIT) Conference will premiere as video-on-demand (VOD) content in early November 2021.

And, they’ll be available for purchase at

Along with access to the majority of presentations originally planned for the 2021 NAB Show via VOD, viewers will receive access to the full set of papers compiled in the Proceedings of the 75th BEIT Conference.

The program, designed for broadcast engineers and technicians and media technology managers, offers technical presentations on the most relevant issues facing the media industry.

The BEIT conference program is established by the NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference Program Committee, a rotating group of senior technologists from NAB member organizations and other technical experts, along with representatives from the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), the Broadcast Technology Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE-BTS), the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE).

The 2021 conference’s forward-looking focus emphasizes the use of next-generation systems throughout the media-delivery ecosystem, with technical presentations covering topics such as the ongoing transition to IT- and IP-based systems and incorporation of artificial intelligence and machine learning in broadcast technology.

Other topics include the following:

  • All-Digital Radio
  • Cloud Technologies for Broadcast
  • Hybrid Radio
  • Mitigating Facility Risks (Physical and Cyber)
  • Next Gen TV Technologies
  • OTT TV Technologies
  • Radio Broadcasting Technologies
  • SMPTE ST 2110 / IP-based Facilities
  • TV Enhancements
  • Using Drones for Broadcast Engineering