Regis Crinon has been involved with many aspect of our industry, holding positions at Tektronix, Thomson Consumer Electronics, Sharp Laboratories of America and now Intel.
For over five years, Dr. Crinon has been an active participant in the work of ATSC. For the past three years, he served as Chairman of the T3/S13 Specialist Group on Data Broadcasting. During that time, T3/S13 successfully completed its work on the Data Broadcasting Standard (A/90), the Implementation Guidelines for the Data Broadcast Recommended Practice (A/91), Delivery of IP Multicast Sessions over Data Broadcast Standard (A/92) and most recently, the Synchronous/Asynchronous Trigger Standard (A/93). He also co-authored (with Richard Chernock, Michael Dolan & John Mick) a book published by McGraw Hill on the ATSC Data Broadcast Standard.
He received his B.S.E.E. degree from the Institut Superieur d’Electronique du Nord, in Lille, France in 1981, an M.S.E.E. degree from the University of Delaware in 1984 and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State in 1993. In 1987, he was a visiting scientist at the Advanced Television Research Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he worked on high-definition television.
Dr. Crinon has been an active participant to the MPEG Systems and MPEG DSM-CC (Digital Media Command and Control) standardization process. In 1999, he was recognized twice by MPEG for outstanding contributions to DSM-CC and MPEG-2 Systems, respectively. (March 2002)
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