Transcript of the Digital 1980 SMPTE Workshop NAB Convention — Las Vegas — 14 April 1980

Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 April 1980
Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Conference Date: 14 April 1980
Page(s): 218 - 227
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-910-2
DOI: 10.5594/M00453



Digital television technology remains a matter of overriding concern and interest for all who are involved with the television industry. To respond to the need for reliable, up-to-date information on this subject, the SMPTE - at the 1980 National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas - conducted a workshop entitled "Digital 1980 - SMPTE Workshop." The Moderator was K. Blair Benson of Video Corporation of America. Panelists included: William G. Connolly of CBS, Michael T. Fisher of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Robert S. Hopkins of RCA Corp., Miguel E. Negri of National Broadcasting Co., Roland J. Zavada of Eastman Kodak (who is also SMPTE Engineering Vice President), and Hank Thedick of Public Broadcasting Service.