Friday, March 24th, 2017

September 2016 – Roadway.Media is producing a new technology themed television show called Advanced Broadcast Technology. The show is a traditional technology lecture format that highlights themes and innovation in the broadcast and content creation industries. The inaugural episode will be broadcast on Tuesday Sept 20, 2016 on San Francisco Bay Area Comcast Channel 27, [...]

April 2016, NAB – Voice and language which is the most natural modalities we acquired since birth. No wonder that we are searching for communication with devices using our voice and language. Nuance Communications, has developed products that provide speech and imaging applications, is a leader in this area. If a customer uses voice commands [...]

February 2016 – At the Los Angeles DEW, Robert Tercek, Chairman of the Creative Visions Foundation talked about the changes and future of the digital television landscape in a time of changing viewership. While a lot of discussion has been on cord cutting and the impact it is making on the industry. Robert also discussed [...]

June 17, 2015, SMPTE Entertainment in the Internet Age, Stanford, CA—A panel looked at the issues associated with multiple screen viewing. Colin Dixon from nScreen Media moderated the panel. [panelists included Mark Adams from Accedo, Chris Cukor from LG Electronics, Will Law from Akamai, and Jim Monroe from Net2TV. Dixon opened with comments about the [...]

June 2, 2015, Society for Information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA—In-Byeong Kang from LG Display presented a forward and backward looking view of the display industry in the symposium’s third keynote. The trends and drivers for change are more easily viewed from a historical perspective. Over the past 20 years, displays have changed many parameters, [...]

March 19, 2015, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—Thad Beier from Dolby talked about the coming changes in the video landscape to move towards higher dynamic range for the displays. The advent of 4k or ultra-high definition TV sets requires more than just increasing the number pixels, but needs more dynamic range and color gamut. [...]

August 2014 – In an update from Cryptography Research, a division of Rambus we had a chance to sit down with their development team and the President & Chief Scientist Paul Kocher about their next generation Hard IP solution for playout content protection. The solution is being targeted not only to the telcos and cable/satellite [...]

July 2014 – At Comic-Con San Diego the focus was on new movies and TV shows in addition to the comics. The big noise on the street was for Sharknado 2 – the Second One. This unexpected trend setter for second screen interaction amongst TV shows was making a big presence with people on the [...]

April 7, 2014, NAB, Las Vegas—Rob “Scratch” Mitchell consulting producer for “Airshow” on the Discovery Channel talked about people and risk in high stakes productions. A former Royal Canadian Air Force officer, Mitchell compared the job of fighter pilot to that of a production manager. After leaving the RCAF, Mitchell wanted to do something that [...]

March 25, 2014, GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA—Matteo Garibotti from the University of Genoa talked about the devices and technologies that will inhabit our media viewing space in the future. Increasingly, 3-D is moving into cinema, games, and at a slower pace, to TV. These trends are driving changes in displays and other visual [...]