An international exhibition of professional equipment and technologies for television, radio, Internet broadcasting and film production NATEXPO – 2018 took place on October 31-November 2, 2018, with the support of the Ministry of communications of Russia, the Federal Agency for press and mass communications, the Government of Moscow, the National Association of television and radio broadcasters, etc. The event included a scientific and technical conference.
The NATEXPO project, created by the National Association of television and radio Broadcasters (NAT) with the direct participation of the largest Russian companies operating in the TV and radio industry, is supported by the Federal Agency for press and mass communications, in partnership with the national Association of Broadcasters of the United States (NAB USA), and is positioned as a coordinator of numerous and multi-layered processes taking place in the industry.
NATEXPO is a project designed to unite and systematize the industrial development of Russian electronic media and communications. Unlike previous specialized exhibitions of professional equipment, exhibition NATEXPO unites "under one roof" not only the manufacturers of technical equipment and new technologies, but also software product and related industries — satellite and cable television, broadband multimedia, digital cinema, etc.
As part of the events to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Association of developers and manufacturers of broadcasting equipment (ARPAT), conference "ARPAT – 10 years of success" and scientific and technical conference "Modern television technologies. State and directions of development" took place on October 31, 2018 at the exhibition NATEXPO-2018.
The President of ARPAT, General Director of ZAO "MNITI" Vilkova N. N. gave a salutary speech to the participants of the conference. She spoke about the role and place of the Association in the project of transition of the Russian television to digital broadcasting format.
Alexander Dvorkovich, Director of Phystech School of Radio Engineering and Computer Technology (PSRECT) MIPT gave a presentation of the RAVIS project: "Experimental RAVIS broadcasting in Kazan and Izhevsk."