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NAB 2013 Begins and the press event of Harris Broadcast shocked me

2013/04/08 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB.

For me the National Association of Broadcasters convention has been an almost yearly tradition since 1987. The Las Vegas based (since 1991) event has up to 120k media professional converging here. It’s a good place to meet people you haven’t seen in a while, sometimes I see people here only once a year, despite the • Read More »

Do broadcasters understand 3D?

2012/04/17 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, NAB, Technology, TV.

Let’s be honest, broadcasters are not the most agile and the fastest to adopt new technology. Generally, they will stick to old workflows, old ways of doing things until they have no choices. At this year’s NAB in Las Vegas, I have the feeling that a large part of the broadcast community still don’t understand • Read More »

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NAB 2012 Sunday: Press events marathon

2012/04/16 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

“Press events” remains a tradition at the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention. It’s not a place where you actually learn a lot. Today with the Internet, it’s easy enough to get all the PR material (press releases, brochures, video) and know all about the announcements. In the past, when communication was harder, it was • Read More »

Is that a laser in your projector?

2012/04/15 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, NAB, Technology, TV.

For the majority, NAB is a large trade show that will begin this Monday. However, the root of the “National Association of Broadcasters” annual convention are the conferences and that started today (on Saturday). Part of the program is called the “Technology Summit on Cinema” organized in collaboration with SMPTE and as you may imagine, • Read More »

NAB 2012 in a month!

2012/03/12 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

For all people involved in the technical aspects of professional television, the annual National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB) is the key event of the year. The show is massive and the numbers only tell part of the story: Over 90 thousand attendees; more than 1600 exhibitors; an exhibit floor  with over 850,000 square feet of • Read More »

NAB 2011: OLED finally!

2011/04/19 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

In professional television one of the most important thing is to be able to know how your product really look. The closest we had to be able to see the picture with a minimum of artifacts was CRTs Monitor. However, for half a decades, professional grade CRTs have basically disappeared and there was nothing to • Read More »

Fear as a marketing tool?

2011/01/11 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

If you are a regular of the social media scene, you have surely cam across those campaign that ask you to repost a quote on you Facebook profile. One of my Facebook friend recently posted this: “There’s a site called spokeo.com that’s a new online USA phone book with your personal info:everything from pics you’ve • Read More »