Who creates SMPTE Standards?
SMPTE Standards and other Engineering Documents are created by volunteer committees representing various sectors of the industry. Committee members participate as individuals, but many represent a manufacturer or user organization.
Most committee members are Professional Members of SMPTE, either as individuals or as members designated by a Sustaining Institutional member organization (see Membership
). There is no requirement for SMPTE membership -- non-members who have a professional interest in, or are affected by, SMPTE Standards may also join.
All committee members, except for some SMPTE members who are exempted, pay an annual fee that offsets a small part of the cost of the program.
Rules for exemption are published at Participation Fees and Exemptions
The SMPTE Standards Workspace
The SMPTE Standards Workspace is provided by Kavi Corporation (and you will hear the Workspace referred to as "Kavi"). Once you have been registered for Standards Participation you will be able to log in to the Workspace. (SMPTE has a ...
How do I participate in SMPTE Standards Committees?
SMPTE committees are open to professionals interested in, or affected by, SMPTE Standards. All committee members, except for some SMPTE members who are exempted, pay an annual fee that offsets a small part of the cost of the program. Rules for ...