Panel Discussion on Digital Video Component Tests

Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1981
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Conference Date: 6 February 1981
Page(s): 230 - 244
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-911-9
DOI: 10.5594/M00666



This panel discussion is a review of the Digital Video Component Tests that were held in San Francisco during the week of the 15th Annual SMPTE Television Conference. The presentation was fully recorded, including the questions that arose from the audience. The recording was then especially transcribed for this edition of Television Technology in the 80's. The panel discussion which follows is intended to give an "exchange of ideas" concerning the Digital Video Component Tests to all those attending the conference. The panelists in the discussion were as follows: Stephen D. Kerman Session Chairman Tektronix, Inc. Frank Davidoff Chairman. Task Force on Component Digital Coding Frank Davidoff, Inc. William G. Connolly Chairman. Study Group on Digital Television Tape Recording CBS Television Kenneth B. Davies Chairman. Working Group on Digital Video Standards Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Charles A. Ginsburg Chairman. Study Group on Digital Television Ampex Corp. Roland J. Zavada SMPTE Engineering Vice-President Eastman Kodak Co.