Associated Press is reporting on Tribune technology coordinator Ira Goldstone's work to update the Emergency Alert System used by broadcasters. Ira Goldstone is serving as head of the FCC's advisory committee group studying how to improve distribution of emergency alerts in today's diverse media environment that, in addition to analog broadcasting, includes DTV, digital radio, cable TV and satellite. One possibility is that technology could be included in digital radios or TV to turn them on when there is an emergency, even if it occurs in the middle of the night. You can read Not Your Father's EBS at the CBS News Web site.
Goldstone to Receive TV Engineering Achievement Award
Ira Goldstone, VP/Chief Technology Officer for Tribune Broadcasting Company and technology coordinator for the Tribune Company, has been selected to receive the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Engineering Achievement Award. The NAB announcement of the award described Ira Goldstone's pioneering w