HPA Tech Retreat: Broadcasters Consider UHD, IT and More
February 12, 2015
At the HPA Tech Retreat in Indian Wells this week, the Broadcasters Panel featured broadcast network executives answering audience questions about TV spectrum re-allocation, IT-based infrastructure, UHD, the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard, and the future of broadcast. Moderated by Ericsson’s Matthew Goldman, the panel included CBC/Radio Canada’s Maxime Caron; CBS’s Bob Seidel; FOX Networks’ Rich Friedel; NAB’s Skip Pizzi; PBS’s Mario Vecchi and Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Mark Aitkin.
The panel’s first question came from HPA Tech Retreat program organizer Mark Schubin: When will broadcasters stop shooting and protecting for standard definition’s 4×3 display?…