Industry Associations and Standards Organizations

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Jan 24, 2023 @ 4:34 pm

There are numerous industry associations, trade associations, technical groups, and standards definitions organizations (SDOs), operating in the streaming industry space (or adjacent to it). Below is a list of organizations, a description, a categorization, and a link to the organization itself.

Organization NameCategoryRelevant Documents
Simple Description
Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Web Application Video Ecosystem (WAVE)SDOThe WAVE (Web Application Video Ecosystem) Project, hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, aims to improve how internet-delivered commercial video is handled on consumer electronics devices and to make it easier for content creators to distribute video to those devices.
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)SDO
SMPTE is the global society of media professionals, technologists and engineers working together to drive the industry forward. Technical brilliance. Creative passion. A shared dedication to the collaborative process. From the early days of entertainment technology to the latest digital media breakthroughs, the brightest minds in the industry have found their community in SMPTE, the home of creative technology.
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