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Job posting: VP of Content Lab Operations at GEE

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

Global Eagle seeks a VP of Content Lab Operations to oversee and manage the worldwide video operations. Contact kelli.clark@geemedia.com.


Call for volunteers -- APEX Encoding & Encryption Technologies Working Group

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2015

The APEX Technology Committee has created an Encoding & Encryption Technologies Working Group and is looking for volunteers! Members will be working to develop APEX Spec 0415_1.0 "HEVC Content Specification & Content Security Requirements for Airline Inflight Entertainment Systems." Goal: H.265 encoding parameters specification for 4K, 1080p and 720p for the IFE industry. Audios, CCs/Subs, multiplexes and securities will also be reviewed to simplify workflow. Note: SD content is available in MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 only. The group will meet Wednesdays at 12:30EDT. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lauren Beneri at lbeneri@kellencompany.com.


Join leading industry tech experts at APEX TEC

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 23, 2015

Industry experts and specialists will convene 12-13 May in Universal City, Calif. USA for the next APEX TEC Conference, and you are invited to join them! Topics of discussion will cover payment technologies, QC tools and EBU tests, bandwidth demand and more. Registration is now open.


Nominations for APEX board are now open

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2015

Are you interested in being considered for an APEX board member slot for 2015-16? Or do you have a colleague that you would like to nominate? If so, please fill out the online nomination form by 1 June 2015. Due to high interest in past years, the APEX Board of Directors and Nominations Committee will thoroughly evaluate all applications before putting the final slate up for membership vote. Board positions are open for both airline and vendor members for one and two year terms.


Get an all-access 3-day pass for the APEX MultiMedia Market exhibit floor

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 17, 2015

Although pre-set appointment schedules are sold out, it's not too late to register for an All-Access 3-Day Pass to visit the exhibit floor at the industry's most insightful and comprehensive content marketplace! Register today for the APEX MultiMedia Market, 20-22 April in Prague. Online registration closes 18 April, so register now!


Register now for the APEX MultiMedia Market

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Join industry leaders like Panasonic, BBC, Air Canada and Landor at the airline industry's most insightful and comprehensive content marketplace! The APEX MultiMedia Market will be 20-22 April in Prague, Czech Republic. This is your chance to connect with content leaders representing TV, movies, GUIs, games, audio and apps. Remember, online registration closes 18 April, so register now!


Know someone who deserves recognition? Nominate them for an APEX award!

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

Each year, APEX members recognize individuals in the airline industry who have provided extraordinary leadership and dedication while influencing and shaping the passenger experience. Now is your chance to nominate individuals for the Outstanding Contribution Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award! Please submit your nomination by 15 April, and winners will be honored at the APEX 2015 EXPO in September.


Interact with the Passenger Choice Awards on Facebook and Twitter

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Apr 08, 2015

APEX would like to invite you to become a fan of the Passenger Choice Awards Facebook page and to follow posts on Twitter @PassengerChoice. View past APEX award winners, read articles about the passenger experience and pick up travel tips along the way. Feel free to leave a comment and be sure to pass along the survey link, www.passengerchoiceawards.com, to your friends, family and contacts as well. And don't forget that the 2015 cycle begins 1 May!


Job posting: Account coordinator at Spafax

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Mar 30, 2015

Spafax seeks an account coordinator to work closely with account managers, acquisitions personnel and operations team to implement and track assigned airline content requirements, production schedules and processes. Click here for information about applying.


Job posting: Metadata and Publicity at Spafax

apexnews Daily SmartBrief | Mar 30, 2015

Spafax seeks a Metadata and Publicity Coordinator to oversee and participate in the creation, management, updating and distribution of all publicity and metadata documents for Spafax clients; update content library; work with Account Managers and Account Coordinators; and liaise with third-party providers to track receipt of information. Information on how to apply can be found here.




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