Willem Vermost works as the head of Media Production Facilities at VRT (Belgian public broadcaster for the Flemish community). Prior to this role, he was the topic lead on the transition to IP-based studios at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). He received a master’s degree in electronic engineering and in applied computer science. With over 20 years of experience in broadcasting, he has worked on various projects, including the multiple award-winning VRT Live IP proof of concepts, the Joint Task Force onNetworked Media (JT-NM) Tested Program, and started the open-source project EBU Live IP Software Toolkit (LIST). He acted as a deputy in the JT-NM admin board and the AWMA board of directors. Willem is a co-chair of EBU’s strategic group on System Design & Interoperability and is an active member of SMPTE. As a faculty member of the EBU Academy, he provides training on the transition to live IP-based media facilities. Recent efforts at VRT focus on On-Set Virtual Productions and new workflows with Software-Based Studios.
- An Open Platform for Media Over IP Network Load Testing with Off-the-Shelf Hardware
- Sunday, April 16 • 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM PT