The Fandom of the Opera at McGill University by Mark Schubin

“The Fandom of the Opera” at McGill University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into Music and Media Technology, by Mark Schubin Electronic home entertainment, movies, consumer headphones – even newscasts and sportscasts – were all created for opera. Really! Emmy-award-winning engineer and historian Mark Schubin offers a brief seminar on “The fandom of the opera: How […]  More

Where Did The Newscast Come From?

  Where Did The Newscast Come From? SMPTE DC Bits-by-the-Bay, Chesapeake Beach Resort May 20, 2015 Direct Link (16 MB / TRT 8:14): Where Did The Newscast Come From? Embedded:  More

The Schubin Talks: Next-Generation-Imaging, Higher Frame Rate by Mark Schubin

  Do more frames really mean better quality? Does increasing frames change the nature of the video we perceive? These are the questions answered by Mark Schubin in this presentation on higher frame rate. Other videos in the series include: Introduction to Next-Generation-Imaging ( Higher Dynamic Range ( Higher Spatial Resolution ( The Schubin Talks: […]  More

The Schubin Talks: Introduction to Next-Generation-Imaging by Mark Schubin

  This series of video presentations by Mark Schubin is designed to help broadcast and media professionals better understand three key concepts that are changing the way content is created and delivered. This introduction looks at the technical enhancements that can make video look better. It includes a brief overview of the three topics to […]  More

The History, Present, and Possible Future of Increased Resolution for Motion Imaging by Mark Schubin

Presented on July 10, 2015 at the “International Symposium on Medical-Engineering Collaboration: Medicine Definitely Jumps Up with 8K,” organized by and presented at Nihon University, Tokyo. Direct Link (26 MB / TRT 14:46): The History, Present, and Possible Future of Increased Resolution for Motion Imaging by Mark Schubin Embedded:  More

The Technology of Le nozze di Figaro by Mark Schubin

The Technology of “The Marriage of Figaro” In October 2014, the Metropolitan Opera transmitted The Marriage of Figaro live from its technologically advanced stage to more than 2000 cinemas worldwide.  The opera can also be enjoyed at home via TV, radio, recordings, downloads, and streams.  The Marriage of Figaro was first performed in 1786, however, […]  More

Where Are We Going, & How Did We Get Here (The Past) by Mark Schubin

Recorded during “An Evening with Mark Schubin” at the SMPTE New England Section, Dedham Holiday Inn on May 14, 2015. Learn the extraordinary history of the technology of motion pictures and television. Did you know that the first live video images and the first projected photographic motion pictures were both in the same year, and […]  More