Posted on February 1, 2016 in ATSC News
ATSC 2016 sponsor Sony Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation, which designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Sony Corporation also is involved in the production, acquisition, and distribution of motion pictures, direct-to-video content, games, television programs, and music. Sony Electronics is a founding member of the ATSC, and its employees are involved in a variety of leadership positions within ATSC. In Technology Group 3, Sony’s Luke Fay led the development of the Physical Layer of the ATSC 3.0 standard. Mark Eyer, Director of the Sony Technology Standards Office, is a member of the ATSC Board of Directors and is an active contributor to various aspects of ATSC 3.0. Dr. Paul Hearty, VP of the Technology and Standards Office, who leads Sony’s efforts in ATSC and other standards bodies, says, “ATSC 3.0 is a transformative development that will allow broadcast television to be application-driven and will enable it to be part of the larger video ecosystem, including broadcast, Over-The-Top and the Internet.” For more information, visit www.sony.com
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