CommunicAsia 2013, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia is official open this morning by Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information at Marina Bay Sands. Check out the Press Release for more details.
Here are some pictures taken during the event. The host for the day is Joanne-Marie Sim.
Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim
Mr. Eddie Chau, Chairman, Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation
Witness the Convergence of Technologies at CommunicAsia2013, EnterpriseIT2013 and BroadcastAsia2013
Biggest congregation of industry professionals at Asia’s largest ICT, broadcast, digital multimedia and entertainment technology trade event
SINGAPORE, 18 JUNE 2013 – The most relevant industry event of its kind in Asia, CommunicAsia2013, EnterpriseIT2013 and BroadcastAsia2013 open its doors today at Marina Bay Sands. From 18 – 21 June, attendees will experience a showcase of the latest developments and trends across the information and communications technology (ICT), broadcast, digital multimedia and entertainment technology industries.
The event draws more than 2,000 companies from 56 countries/regions, and over 50,000 attendees from around the world are expected to attend exhibitions, conferences and meetings at the four-day event. Over 350 industry experts will also come together at the conferences to share their knowledge and network with delegates.
“We live in an evolving world where a multitude of technologies are not only transforming the way we live but also altering the relationship between industries . CommunicAsia2013, EnterpriseIT2013 and BroadcastAsia2013 serve as the perfect platform for professionals from the various industries to explore, network and create new relationships and opportunities that will benefit all parties,” says Mr. Stephen Tan, Chief Executive of show organiser, Singapore Exhibition Services.
CommunicAsia2013 and EnterpriseIT2013 Highlights
The Hottest Technologies from Global Leaders
As the most established technology showcase and meeting point for the ICT industry in Asia, the show will cover the latest updates to a myriad of technologies, including Over-the-Top (OTT), cloud computing, mobile applications and innovations, mobile broadband, LTE/4G, satellite communications, NFC and mCommerce and many more.
Five exciting techzones at CommunicAsia2013 and EnterrpiseIT2013 feature game-changing technologies and solutions to meet the demands of the industry. They include:
- APPSmart (New)
- ‘Fibre’ for NextGen Services
- NextGen Connected Services (New)
- Smart Enterprise (New)
CommunicAsia2013 and EnterpriseIT2013 continue to attract the world’s leading ICT companies, including exhibitors such as Appear TV, Dell, FiberHome, GlobeCast, Huawei, Innovum, Irdeto, Oracle, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Samsung SDI, ST Electronics, Tata Communications, Technicolor and more. There are 21 international group pavilions at CommunicAsia2013 this year, including a new group participant from Hungary.
In addition, a strong contingent of more than 130 satellite communications companies, such as Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS), APT Satellite, Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat), China Satcom, Eutelsat, Intelsat, Inmarsat, MEASAT, SES, SKY Perfect JSAT, THAICOM and more, will showcase the latest satellite communication solutions and applications in broadband, HD content delivery and remote area connectivity for government, military and maritime sectors; as well as innovations that will bridge the gap between the ICT and broadcasting industries.
Joint Visionary Address and Thought-Leaders Panel
As the ICT and broadcast industries continue to transform, the shows address the convergence of technologies between the two, with global thought-leaders sharing their experiences on the most pertinent issues faced by professionals. In pace with rapidly evolving trends, the CommunicAsia2013 Summit and BroadcastAsia2013 International Conference feature a joint visionary address for the first time. Three speakers, Mr. Steve Leonard, Deputy Chairman of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, the Hon. Gordon Rich Phillips, Minister for Technology, State Government of Victoria, Australia, and Mr. Karim Temsamani, Head of Asia Pacific, Google, will deliver a three-part visionary address on 19 June 2013.
At the “Thought-Leaders Panel”, delegates will join the discussion with C-Level executives from both the telecommunications and broadcast sectors, who will highlight the co-relation between the two industries and discuss the opportunities for collaboration in an increasingly converged world.
The CommunicAsia2013 Summit features the rise of the empowered consumer and areas that
businesses should be aware of in order to assess and capitalise on the evolving landscape. Delegates can look forward to new and refreshed tracks dedicated to Broadband Evolution, Content Delivery Network (CDN) Evolution, Enterprise Mobility, Mobile Marketing, Services & Commerce and Telecom CEM amongst others.
The Most Comprehensive Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technologies Trade Exhibition
The region’s premier integrated tradeshow for the professional audio, film and TV industries presents revolutionary products and technologies from international companies such as AutoDesk, EVS, Ericsson, Envivio, GoPro, GrassValley, Ikegami, Sennheiser, Orad, Pace, Panasonic and Yamaha. A total of 12 international group pavilions will be represented at the show this year.
BroadcastAsia2013 stages the latest updates across the entire broadcasting and film ecosystem, from acquisition, production, and management systems to post production, distribution and delivery. The show covers a multitude of technologies, including:
- Connected Digital/SmartTV
- Over-the-Top (OTT)
- Multi-Screen Streaming
- Digital Media Asset Management and Storage and many more
The popular Cinematography/Film/Production Zone returns once again with cutting-edge aspects of the broadcast and film sector, from lighting and equipment, camera and lenses to animation and visual effects (VFX), motion graphics and music and sound libraries.
4K Technologies and Products
Several forerunners in the highly talked-about 4K/Ultra HD technology, such as Blackmagic Design, Canon, Harmonic, Snell, Sony and more, will address the latest industry developments and showcase their newest 4K/Ultra HD cameras and products.
BroadcastAsia2013 International Conference and Creative Content Production Conference
As the demand for next-generation services, such as multiple platforms and mobile devices increases, the industry needs to harness advance technologies to digitise and monetise content in order to stay relevant. This year, the BroadcastAsia International Conference is organised into two broad categories – Monetising Content – Innovative Business Models and Broadcast Technology and Infrastructure. A total of nine focused tracks at the conference are specially designed to address current changes and provide a discussion platform for new business opportunities.
More than 100 experts from the broadcasting industry will congregate to discuss pertinent issues such as OTT opportunities in Asia, multi-platform content monetisation and social TV, NextGen innovation and technology in TV and cloud broadcasting.
The Creative Content Production Conference, back for its fourth year, highlights the key challenges faced by many producers in Asia today, including the need to produce relevant and valuable content for consumers. A series of new topics, including Asia’s Top Producers and Programmers Dialogue and Funding Ideas will shed light on issues such as the growing competition in the region, strategies on securing funding for the right content, crowd sourcing and funding in Asia and many more.
About Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
Set up in 1976, Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) has established itself as one of the most innovative and respected exhibition and conference organisers in Asia. A pioneer in the Singapore exhibition industry, SES events have served as important platforms for companies aiming to forge new business contacts in Asia. With a portfolio of international tradeshows already serving the Communications, Engineering, Machinery and Lifestyle industries, SES continues to develop new events to meet market needs. SES events consistently attract a high level of overseas participation with foreign exhibitors accounting for almost 80 per cent of the show floor. SES is a member of Allworld Exhibitions Alliance, a global network with over 50 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.sesallworld.com.