Nishiyama To Keynote Engineering Conference At NAB2007
January 29, 2007 at 8:12 AM (PT)
NAB announced today that HIROKAZU NISHIYAMA, Managing Director of JAPANESE public broadcaster NHK, will provide the keynote address for the 61st annual Broadcast Engineering Conference at NAB2007 in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 15.
The Broadcast Engineering Conference provides a forum for engineers to discuss technology's impact on future trends in the broadcast industry. NISHIYAMA will discuss new broadcast services like mobile, HDTV, IPTV, and VOD and the opportunities these advanced services create for broadcasters. He will also discuss the various applications that make Ultra-HDTV, which offers 16 times the resolution of current HDTV, a promising technology for the future.
From 1989 to 1995, NISHIYAMA served as Executive Deputy President of NHK ENTERPRISES AMERICA INC., where he played a major role in production of HD programs in the UNITED STATES. He was later appointed Associate Director of the Engineering Administration Department, where he was responsible for developing broadcasting equipment for HDTV.