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Government, industry and associations discuss the impacts and the processes for switching off analog TV in Brasília-DF

Besides bringing together the top exponents from the broadcast and new media industries, the event will also host representatives of the MCTI, Anatel, Abratel, Abert, Astral, Avec and EBC to deal with Brazil’s most challenging transition


On November 22nd and 23rd, from 9 am until 6 pm, the Hotel Brasília Imperial, in Brasília (DF), will host the SET Mid-West Seminar on Broadcast Technology and New Media, Production, Transmission and Distribution of Electronic Multimedia Content, which consists of conferences and an area for demonstrations of equipment by the largest global manufacturers in the industry

Intended for professionals, researchers and students in the fields of telecommunications, audiovisual and broadcasting, the event is free, but in order to participate, registration using the link below is mandatory:https://www.set.org.br/produto/inscricao-set-regional-centro-oeste-2016/ will have as the keynote discussion the challenges of switching off analog TV in Brasília-DF, the largest so far. In addition, the scope of debates and presentations includes issues of major importance for Brazil, like the process for freeing up the 700 MHZ frequency; the broadcasting spectrum – a world scenario, the switch-off and Gired, among others that are dictating the future of radio and TV. 

SET Mid-West is an integral part of a series of encounters organized and run by SET, the technical and scientific association that operates in the areas of engineering in the fields of television, telecommunications, radio and the internet, in every region of Brazil (SET South, SET North, SET Mid-West, SET Northeast and SET Southeast).

In Brasília-DF, the event is organized by Emerson Weirich, Mid-West Regional Director of SET and executive manager for radio and television engineering at Empresa Brasil de Comunicação EBC, with the support of the Brazilian Radio and Television Association –  Abratel; the Brazilian Association of Radio and TV Stations – Abert; the Brazilian Association of Parliamentary Television and Radio Channels – Astral; the Association of Communication Vehicles in the Federal District – Avec and the EBC

In addition, it will also see the participation of the most important companies in the audiovisual industry: Bridge Technologies, Media Portal, Avid Technology, Canon, Eutelsat, EVS, SAM, SES, SNews, Teleponto, Sony and Videodata.


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Dates: November 22nd and 23rd, 2016.

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Venue: Hotel Brasília Imperial

SHS Quadra 3, Bloco H


About SET – The Brazilian Society for Television Engineering (Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia de Televisão, or SET) is a not-for-profit association consisting of businesses and professionals whose primary objective is to develop technical and scientific knowledge throughout the entire electronic media chain. It is active in engineering and similar areas in the fields of television, telecommunications, radio, the internet and new media, from production to distribution. It represents the largest discussion forum on standards and trends for creating electronic content, management and the distribution market in Brazil. Furthermore, it is responsible for staging the annual event, SET EXPO (www.setexpo.com.br). SET has the support of around 20 domestic and several international institutions, including the NAB Show, SMPTE, IABM and InterBEE. For more information, visit www.set.org.br


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