Michael Silbergleid

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BBC to Premiere Documetary Shot Entirely by Chimps

The BBC is set to air a new documentary titled “The Chimpcam Project,” that has been shot entirely by chimpanzees at Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo. Discover magazine has more at http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/discoblog/2010/01/25/ape-auteurs-bbc-to-premiere-documetary-shot-entirely-by-chimps/  More

Stanley Lebar's Camera Brought '69 Moonwalk into Homes

There’s a nice Washington Post piece about Stanley Lebar, an engineer at a Westinghouse plant outside Baltimore who spent five years managing a NASA project to build the camera that went to the moon. Mr. Lebar recently passed away. Read the entire story at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/23/AR2010012302677.html  More

BACH Technology Developing New Audio File Format for Online Music Outlets

BACH Technology, a technology company based in Norway, Germany and China, which also has the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology as a partner, is pushing a new digital music file format that could be used with legal online music stores. MusicDNA focuses on embedding more content into the file, such as song lyrics and […]  More

Michael Jackson's 3-D Movie to Be Broadcast at the Grammy Awards

A 3-D Michael Jackson film will be one of the highlights of the 2010 Grammy Awards. The 3-D Michael Jackson film for his song entitled “Earth Song” will be  the centerpiece of a Michael Jackson tribute at the Grammy Awards. The tribute itself will include performances by Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion and Carrie […]  More

Sony Adds GPS and SD Card Support to Cyber-Shot

Sony’s two new Cyber-Shot cmaeras will feature a first… support for industry standard SD cards. They’ll also feature built-in GPS, automatic high dynamic range (HDR) image capture, and a new wireless file transfer technology. They also can record full HD 1080p video in the AVCHD format, a first for Sony in this product range. And […]  More

GefenTV Wirelss for HDMI (60 GHz)

Hexus.Lifestyle has a story on the GefenTV Wirelss for HDMI. It isn’t the first product of its kind, but using multi-antenna technology from SiBEAM, it is one of the first to offer wireless transmission of uncompressed full-HD 1080p media at distances of up to 30 feet. This might come in handy if you need to […]  More

FCC Launches Initiative to Examine Future of Media

WASHINGTON — Today, the Federal Communications Commission launched an initiative on the future of media and the information needs of communities in the digital age. This initiative will examine the changes underway in the media marketplace, analyze the full range of future technologies and services that will provide communities with news and information in the […]  More

3-D TV Sales to Top 1 Million This Year

Dealerscope.com has a piece on projected 3-D TV sales for 2010 based on a report from DisplaySearch (the Quarterly TV Design and Features Report). The article (and more from the report) can be found at http://www.dealerscope.com/article/following-international-ces-3d-television-primary-subject-buzz-displaysearch-released-numbers-wednesda/1  More

FCC Issues Order Promoting Competition in the Video Distribution Market

The Federal Communications Commission today took an important step toward promoting competition and innovation in the video distribution market by establishing a process for considering, on a case-by-case basis, complaints about the availability of terrestrially delivered, cable-affiliated programming, addressing what is commonly referred to as the “terrestrial loophole.”   These new rules allow DBS providers, telcos […]  More

IEEE Publishes First Audio Video Bridging (AVB) Standard

Press release from The AVnu Alliance follows in its entirety: BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The AVnu Alliance™ is pleased to announce that the IEEE has ratified and published IEEE 802.1Qav, the first of the core Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) standards. IEEE 802.1Qav defines forwarding and queuing for time sensitive streams and is part of a suite of […]  More