A History of Television by Mark Schubin

Thomas Edison’s earliest patent filing (a caveat) for motion pictures was in 1888, but 11 years earlier the first publication about television appeared, and there has not been a year since without television research. Yet there does not appear to have been any video research — not even speculation or fantasy — prior to 1877. […]  More

AI and Broadcasting: The Best Use Case

If you’ve read my writing before, you know I love to pick a topic and rant. Been doing it since my Television Broadcast magazine editing days. So here we go. But first, a little introduction… If you attended IBC 2019, or read about the latest developments at the show, you probably ran across a few […]  More

Schubin Cafe: The Latest in Lens Technology & The Lens That Started It All

Some people don’t think 4K video offers enough visual impact over HD to be worth the trouble, but SMPTE Life Fellow Mark Schubin argues that even those people should be considering “4K” lenses because their “frequency response” at HD is better than that of HD lenses. He also provides some possibly shocking information about the […]  More