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Advanced transmission, coding technologies on agenda for IEEE Broadcast Symposium
8/1/2013

The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) has announced the tutorial session lineup for its 2013 Broadcast Symposium at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego, Oct. 9-11.

The tutorial sessions, presented by broadcast industry technology experts, include two sessions on the future of television technology. The first is devoted to new transmission techniques, including eMBMS/LTE, presented by Kent Walker, VP of technology at Qualcomm; DVB-T2, presented by Andrew Murphy of BBC R&D; CMMB-NGB-W, presented by Dr. Hui Liu, executive vice chairman of the board and CTO at CMMB Vision.

The second tutorial session will examine advanced coding with a look at HEVC Video Coding, presented by Dr. Yan Ye, video research manager at InterDigital; and a panel on audio for next-generation broadcasting, moderated by Dr. Schuyler Quackenbush of Audio Research Labs. The panel includes Craig Todd, senior VP and CTO at Dolby; Jean-Marc Jot, VP, R&D, at DTS; and Robert Bleidt, general manager, audio and multimedia division, at Fraunhofer USA Digital Media Technologies. 

IEEE Broadcast Symposium registration information is available online.

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