Posted on February 4, 2013 in ATSC News
The ATSC Board of Directors elected Glenn Reitmeier to serve as the Chairman of the ATSC Board for 2013.
Reitmeier is Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology at NBCUniversal, leading the company’s technical efforts related to industry standards, government policy, advanced engineering and anti-piracy technical operations.
He is widely recognized as a pioneer of digital television. He spent 25 years in digital video research at Sarnoff Labs, where he led the development of one of the original digital HDTV system proposals. He played a leading role in the formation of the Digital HDTV Grand Alliance and the development of its best-of-the-best system that culminated in the ATSC Digital Television standard. Since joining NBC in 2002, Reitmeier was involved in the creation of NBC’s first high definition cable channel, Universal-HD, launching DTV multicast programming, the creation of mobile broadcasting and the Dyle joint venture, and the distribution of NBCUniversal content to new digital consumer devices.
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