12.15.2004 12:00 AM
ATSC Elects New Chairman and Directors
The members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC have elected Robert Rast as their 2005 Board chairman. Rast has been involved in HDTV virtually since the idea first arose in the United States. He has held senior positions with a number of companies, including GI, inventor of the first digital television system to be proposed in the United States, and from which he played a key role in making the Grand Alliance DTV/HDTV broadcasting system, now known as the ATSC system, a reality. He is currently with the Micronas Corporation. Throughout his HDTV career, Rast has been actively involved in the ATSC.

In addition to electing a chairman, ATSC members elected four new directors. The ATSC Board of Directors consists of 14 members, and of the current directors, four represent consumer electronics companies, and five represent broadcasting organizations. The remaining directors represent the organizations comprising the Joint Committee on InterSociety Coordination (JCIC): National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), National Cable Television Association (NCTA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Those who read this Notebook last week will recall that ATSC is responsible for the development and maintenance of digital television standards in the United States.


Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Wall Street Communications /   Friday 06:11 PM
Primestream Products on Display at CAPER 2014:
Wall Street Communications /   Friday 04:13 PM
Wohler Products at CCW 2014

 
Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology