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Mobile Technologies

Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 19:00 to 21:00
Location: 
National Association of Broadcasters
1771 N Street NW
20036 Washington, DC
United States
Event Details: 

DATE:
Thursday, February 16, 2012

TIME:
7:00 pm Social, networking and refreshments
7:30 pm Presentation

PROGRAM:
Mobile Technologies

PRESENTERS:
Anne Schelle, Open Mobile Video Coalition
John Lawson, Mobile 500 Alliance
Matthew Gerst, CTIA
Other presenters from mobile and television industries TBA

Mobile/Handheld DTV is coming, or already deployed in some areas.  We will catch up with the current state of affairs in mobile television and discuss other aspects of consumer mobile and wireless technology.  The intent of this meeting is to touch on mobile services and delivery systems for both television and other applications (depending on available speakers).

Directions:
The NAB is at the corner of 18th and N Streets NW, just south of Dupont Circule.  There is street and garage parking on many blocks in the vicinity--check signs and meters for hours!  The closest Metro stop is Dupont Circle (Red line, take South exit).  Farrigut West (Orange/Blue lines, take 17th street exit) is about 1/4 mile walk up 17th Street/Connecticut Ave.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

March 15, 2012:  Consumer Display Interfaces in a Professional World (Pete Putman), NAB HQ
May 24, 2012: Post-NAB Wrap-up meeting (Special Guest Mark Schubin), location TBA
May 24, 2012: Proposed SMPTE All-Day Regional Seminar on Multi-Format and Mulit-Platform Distribution.

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Section Hotline: 202-895-5660  (Courtesy of WUSA-TV9)

National SMPTE website: http://www.smpte.org

Washington, DC section website: http://www.smptedc.org

DC Section Program Comments or Suggestions:  http://www.smpte.org/sections_chapters/washdc/dcs_prog.html