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DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

2/13  camcorder
I. Fiber Optics in the Broadcast World (Hoa Lam, Evertz)
II. Improving Broadcast Fiber Optic Link Reliability with Expanded Beam Contact Technology (Jerome Farnan, Winchester Electronics)

1/13  camcorder
I. “Over-the-Top” Internet Broadcasting – What to Know, Why You Need to Embrace It. (Nick Gold, Chesapeake Systems)
II. KINBER – PA State Fiber Optic Network (Bill Weber, WHYY Public Media)
DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/12 
Technology – Is the tail wagging the dog? (Pete Putman, ROAM Consulting)

11/12
See What You’re Missing – The Value of Display Color Calibration (David Faulkner, Datacolor)

10/12
The FCC Public Notice on Wireless Mike Registration (Larry Will – Consultant, Chris Lyons – Shure)

9/12  camcorder
HD Broadcast Technology at Citizens Bank Park (Dave Abramson, Philadelphia Phillies)

6/12  camera
I. The Newtown Theatre – Its History and Future (Eric Silverman, Newtown Theatre)
II. 4K Digital Cinema Technologies (Christopher Simpson, Sony Digital Cinema Solutions)

5/12  camera
Imaging Beyond HD (Hugo Gaggioni, Sony Professional Solutions of America)

4/12  camera
PBS39’s New Broadcast Facility at SteelStacks (Tim Fallon and David Smith – WLVT, Scott Griffin and Jeff Rivera – The Systems Group, Ken Metcalf – Harris, Chuck Diehl – Evertz)

3/12 
Delivering Quality Sound: A Farewell To Loudness Issues (Tim Carroll, Linear Acoustic)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

3/09  camcorder
The Digital Evolution of the Theatre Industry (Stan Hays, Christie Digital)

2/09
Broadcast Audio Processing and Transmission (Tim Carroll, Linear Acoustic)

1/09

I. New HD Camera Technology (Alan Keil, Ikegami)
II. CBS3 All-HD Facility Tour (Rich Paleski, CBS3)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

11/08
I. ATSC Mobile DTV – Overview and Station Implementation (Jay Adrick, Harris)
II. ATSC Data Broadcast Standards (Rich Chernock, Triveni Digital)

10/08 camcorder
I. Beyond the CRT- Advancements in LCD Display Technology for the Broadcast Industry (Vincent Froio, Sony Electronics)
II. Applied High Definition Technologies in Sports Production (Dave Finocchiaro, Comcast SportsNet)
III. Comcast SportsNet Facility Tour (Antonio Gaudioso, Comcast SportsNet)

9/08  camera

Kahuna Multi-format SD/HD Production Switcher (John Shike, Snell & Wilcox)

6/08

I. NFL Game Coverage (Dean Blandino, NFL)
II. FORCE Instant Replay System (Lew Blanchette, Harris)

5/08  camera

Google Radio Automation (Brad Young, Google)

3/08  camcorder camera
One Year to Go… (to the shutdown of analog broadcast) (Bob Ross, CBS & Pete Putman, ROAM Consulting)

1/08
Bridge-Networked Audio Routing Systems (Phil Owens, Wheatstone)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/07
Web Video Technologies (Jan Ozer, Doceo Publishing)

11/07
I. Sony/Avid/Canon Production Workflow
II. WHYY Arts & Culture Van (Bill Weber, WHYY)

10/07
CBS3’s State-of-the-Art All-HD Facility (Marc Musgrove & Rich Paleski, CBS3)

9/07  camera
Batter Up! – Broadcast Technology at Citizens Bank Park (Dave Abramson, Phillies)

6/07
On Demand TV: Switched Digital Broadcast (SDB) (Ken Brazile, C-COR)

3/07
I. NFL Films Update (Gary Reed, NFL Films)
II. HD Acquisition- New Directions in HD Imaging Technologies for Broadcast and Beyond (Robert Willox, Sony)

2/07
Two Years and Counting… (to the shutdown of analog broadcast) (Bob Ross, CBS)

1/07
PBS ACE System – Success at WHYY (Bill Weber,WHYY & Dave Horowitz, HTT)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/06
Advanced Datacast Application – Case Study (Gomer Thomas, Triveni Digital)

11/06
QuiC™ Media Analysis Server (Dave Guerrero, Videotek/Harris)

10/06
HD Basics and Beyond: A primer of HD technology in the post-production environment. (Randy Conrod, Leitch)

9/06
I. The Current State of DTV / HDTV Reception, Recording, & Displays (Pete Putman, ROAM Consulting)

II. Digital Asset Management for HD/SD Applications (Louis Siracusano, Jr., VideoBank)

6/06
Data Analysis in Digital Systems (Mike Richardson, Videotek/Harris)

5/06

3/06
Efficient Production & Presentation of In-Program Graphics (Jim Lien, Pixel Power)

2/06
The Video-on-Demand Opportunity: Challenges and Realities from Content Production to Network Delivery
(Automotive Networks Corporation, Anystream, SeaChange International, WHYY)

1/06
I. The World of Captioning (Link Electronics)
II. License-Free Digital Wireless Intercom (ClearCom)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/05
I. Planning, equipping and staging of a major Marathon. (Total RF)
II. Conversion of news gathering trucks for the Nextel’s 2GHz relo. (RF Central)

11/05
The Avid Tapeless Newsroom (Avid)

10/05

9/05

6/05
I. Monitoring And Quality Assurance Of High Definition Serial Digital Video Signals (Dave Guerrero,Videotek)

II. Leitch DTP Enables DTV (Sayeed Ahmed, Leitch)

5/05

4/05

3/05

2/05

1/05
I. The Current State of Encoding (Harmonic)
II. HD Cameras, Monitors and Switcher (Ikegami)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

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DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

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DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/00

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6/00

5/00
Interlaced-to-Progressive Conversion Techniques for HDTV (Panasonic AVC American Laboratories)

4/00

3/00
Digital TV Overview / MPEG-2 DTV Station-In-A-Box / HDTV Demo (Sarnoff Labs, AgileVision)

2/00
COFDM Transmission of Terrestrial DTV Signals (Sinclair Broadcast Group)

1/00

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

11/99
Overview of HDTV at the Network and Local Level (ABC, NBC, WCAU)

10/99
The Development of DTV & Digital HDTV Systems and Products – Where Are We Today? (JVC Professional Products Co.)

9/99
Digital Adaptive Pre-Correction for DTV Transmitters (Comark)

5/99
Color Space, Gamut, and Digital Processing Issues and Answers (Videotek)

3/99
The New Storage Paradigm for Multi-Channel Video Transmission (SeaChange)

2/99
Automated Video Monitoring (Magni Systems)
DTV: A Multi-(Signal)Format Future (Panasonic)

1/99
Signal Distribution in a Multi-Format Facility (NVision)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/98
Odetics BowserÔ Asset Management System (Odetics)

11/98
HP Video Server & Louth Automation Technology (HP & Louth)

7/98
DTV Express Tour and Presentations (Harris/Philips/PBS)

6/98
HDTV Transmission Issues (Dielectric)

4/98
DTV: Some Options For The Future (Panasonic)

3/98
QVC’s New Digital Broadcast Center (QVC)

2/98
Understanding and Testing the 8VSB Signal (Tektronix)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

11/97
Simultaneous DTV & NTSC Camera Outputs,
SDTV-HDTV-NTSC Conversion (Ikegami/Snell & Wilcox)

10/97
Diacrode, Tetrode, & Solid State Transmitter Solutions;
Adjacent Channel Technology, Acrodyne Plant Tour (Acrodyne/Thomson)

9/97
Preparation For & Implementation of DTV (Panel Discussion)

6/97
Video Signal (Not Tape) Formats (Videotek)

5/97
AES Digital Audio Basics & Terminal Equipment (Leitch)

4/97
ABC’s of Digital Audio (Tektronix)

3/97
Digital Television (DTV) Implementation Status (Comark)

2/97
StrataSphere (Scitex Digital Video)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/96
Digital-S Update (JVC)

11/96
Profile: Past, Present, and Future (Tektronix)

10/96
Hierarchical Video Management (Odetics Broadcast)

9/96
Television Coverage of The 1996 Olympics (NBC)

6/96
Compressed Digital Video (Sony)

4/96
Time-Domain Reflectometry (Tektronix, Inc.)

3/96
DVCPRO 1/4″ Component Digital Tape System (Panasonic)

2/96
Remote Collaboration of the Video Process: “CreativePartner” (emotion Corporation)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

12/95
Digital-S Component Digital Videotape Recording Format (JVC)

11/95
Grand Alliance Digital HDTV Technology and Demo;
The MAGIC Newsroom, Post Production, and Broadcast Server
(SRI David Sarnoff Research Center, Sarnoff Real Time Corporation)

10/95
Alternative Uses of Video: Surgical Video Systems (ECRI)

4/95
Perspectives on Our Digital Future: Moving Towards an All-Digital Plant;
MO, RAID, SDDI Developments; File Servers; DirecTV (Sony)

3/95
Steadicam (Seitz Technical Products)

2/95
Introduction to System Testing in a Serial Plant (Leitch) and
Tour of Matsushita Applied Laboratories (Burlington, NJ)

DATE            __ __ TOPIC (Presenter)  _                Photos / Video

6/94
CGI (Silicon Graphics and R. Greenberg & Associates)

1/94
Graphics Systems Networking and “Halo” Graphics System (Grass Valley Group)


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