Re: Meditations on 16mm optical sound

From: Pip Chodorov (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 04 2006 - 17:34:05 PST

> > Laure Sainte-Rose and others in Grenoble have made 16mm prints with
>> SMPTE on the optical track. During projection, the SMPTE track
>> controls a hard drive recorder that plays back the sound in sync with
>> the projector.
>> -Pip Chodorov
>Does this somehow get around the splice issue....that is, what happens
>when the reader hits a splice?

The SMPTE is constantly updating the hard drive, so even if there is
a glitch in the timecode, the reader will adapt to the new code in
real time.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.