Remote Engineering

Monday, December 12, 2016 
Location: Gramercy Suite West/A, Second Floor
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Remote Engineering Workshop dives into some of the hot topics and issues related to remote-production vehicle design, engineering, and operations.

Time Session
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

2017 Forecast for the Broadcast Business

2017 will continue to provide new challenges to traditional broadcast equipment manufacturers as well as those who make large capital investments on their products and services. And every day new stories are reported in the media about a broadcasting and cable industry in crisis. Devoncroft Partners takes to the stage to discuss the current state of the broadcast business as well as what lies ahead in 2017.
Presenter:
Joshua Stinehour, Devoncroft Partners, Principal Analyst

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10:45 - 10:50 a.m.

Compound Power Command Center Presentation

CAT Entertainment Services has developed a portable Command Center that seamlessly communicates with UPS, generators, distro, venue power, and broadcast trucks, all of which incorporate CAT smart technologies. The Command Center monitors, records, and analyzes extremely precise power parameters and notifies operators of issues before they become problems.
Presenters:
Michael ‘Jr’ Martin, CAT Entertainment Services, AVP of Broadcast and Major Projects and Regional Manager for New England
Brandon Smith, CAT Entertainment Services, Account Executive

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10:50 - 11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Hardware Virtualization and Why It Could Change Everything

Once upon a time there was a box. That box had a dedicated function. And a broadcast facility had lots of boxes. But the industry is now poised to, at least potentially leave those days behind as the processing power of those boxes can be separated from specific functions, making them nimble and more useful. Learn how hardware virtualization could change everything from the way products are bought and sold to how they are deployed, maintained, and amortized.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Mo Goyal, Evertz, Professional Engineer/Director, Product Marketing
Jim O’Brien, Aveco, President
Sam Schauland, Lawo, Technical Director, Americas
James Stellpflug, EVS, VP, Product Marketing

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11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Trucks and Transportation: A Washington D.C. Update on the 2016 Election’s Impact on Transporting Sports Video Equipment

Washington, DC will be a very different place in a little more than a month. This presentation will discuss some of the new faces on the Hill and in the Administration related to our industry, new challenges and opportunities for companies in Washington D.C., and an update on what might happen with respect to future legislation.
Presenter: James Voyles, LSCC, Executive Director

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