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Future television technologies

This IBC Technical Stream session is produced in association with IEEE, and brought together by Triveni Digital chief science officer Rich Chernock. It promises to be a fascinating glimpse into how some giants of the industry see the future of television.

Samsung’s Youngkwon Lim, a principal research engineer at the South Korean technology company (although based in the US) is perfectly qualified to address delegates given his background as a participant and chairman of many MPEG standards bodies. From 2000, he joined net&tv Inc. and has been leading the development of domestic and international standards of DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting). He joined Samsung Research America in Dallas in 2012.

He has been chairman of the Systems subgroup of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 MPEG since 2009. He is also serving as a chairman of ATSC Specialist Group on 3D-TV and its Specialist Group on Management & Protocols, which is developing the ATSC 3.0 standard. His research interests include multimedia systems and convergence between digital broadcasting and internet.

Also presenting is Dr Deep Sen, director of Multimedia R&D Labs at Qualcomm, who leads Qualcomm’s 3D-Audio research team at their San Diego HQ. From 1994-2003, he was at Speech and Audio labs at AT&T Bell Laboratories, USA and from 2003-2011, he was a faculty member at the School of Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia. He has over 60 peer-reviewed publications. Dr Sen is a member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Audio Engineering Society (AES), a senior member of IEEE and an elected member of the IEEE Speech & Language Technical Committee.