October 2008 Meeting

SMPTE Philadelphia Section Meeting Notice

Guests and Non-members Welcome

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Lexus Club on the Event Floor Level at the Wachovia Center

David Finocchiaro, Director of Engineering, Comcast SportsNet

Sony BVM-L230 LCD Monitor  comcast-sportsnet-studio3

Presentation 1:
Beyond the CRT- Advancements in LCD Display Technology for the Broadcast Industry
Vincent Froio, Senior Market Development Specialist, Sony Electronics Inc. will give a presentation on LCD display technologies, including the BVM-L230 Trimaster evaluation grade monitor, that holds over 40 patents.

Presentation 2:
Applied High Definition Technologies in Sports Production
Dave Finocchiaro, Director of Engineering, Comcast SportsNet, will review the HD technologies used by Comcast SportsNet, a leader in regional sports coverage, which has televised sports in HD to the Philadelphia market since 2004. Tours of their state-of-the-art HD facility housed within the Wachovia Center will follow the presentation.

Presentation 3:
Tour of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Facility
Antonio Gaudiuso, Assistant Director of Engineering, Comcast SportsNet, takes SMPTE members through the Comcast Philadelphia SportsNet technical operations center and onto the studio floor.

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