The Brazilian Society of Television Engineering, founded on March 25, 1988, is a not-for-profit technical and scientific association consisting of technology and operations companies, universities, and professionals. Its prime objective is to further technical knowledge across the electronic media chain, from production to delivery. It represents the largest discussion forum on market standards and trends for the creation, management and distribution of electronic content in Brazil.
One of its key achievements was to head up the team that developed the Brazilian Digital TV System (SBTVD). Many countries in Latin America and Africa have adopted this system as the best solution in digital TV.
The primary objectives of SET are:
Primary activities of SET:
Every year, SET organizes a series of business-oriented educational and informative activities. The highlights are:
It is Latin America’s largest event in the broadcasting and new media sectors. Held at the Expo Centre Norte, in São Paulo, it consists of a products and services trade show and a conference that deals with the key market trends, and runs for four days. In 2016, SET EXPO was awarded certification by The United States Department of Commerce.
SET EXPO in figures:
Every year, SET organizes five regional seminars on broadcasting and new medias. The events are free or charge and consist of two days of talks, as well as product demonstration areas. They are excellent opportunities for networking and refresher courses for professionals from every region of Brazil.
A three-day international seminar by SET that takes place against the background of the NAB Show, in Las Vegas (USA). Approximately 400 Brazilian and Latin American executives, as well as 20 international speakers, take part in the event which starts very early before the US show opens. In 2016, SET and NAB celebrated the 25th anniversary of this partnership.
The SET Research and Working Groups pursue the technical development of broadcasting and electronic medias in Brazil. Seven groups are currently active:
SET produces a substantial quantity of information, available through a variety of publications:
It is the best source of information about SET and its activities. Available in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Distributed monthly to 6,000 professionals, it is the best source of information about the broadcast industry in Brazil. Also available in digital format .
SET associates receive the magazine for free.
E-mails sent to a global mailing list, offering SET promotions, events and notices.
Weekly newsletter with the key activities of SET, as well as news highlights from the world of broadcast and new medias.
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International Journal of Broadcast Engineering (SET IJBE)
A scientific magazine that aims to be the benchmark in publishing academic articles in the fields of engineering and broadcasting. Launched in 2015, the publication is available on-line, in English.
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