Dr David Wood
From IBC 2011 in Amsterdam: Dr Helen Dyball, Managing Editor of the IET's Electronics Letters, interviews Dr David Wood from the Technical Division of the European Broadcasting Union about the latest advances in high definition TV. He explains how 3D HD TV has advanced since last year's interview at IBC 2010, then talks about the Super Hi Vision system on display at IBC 2011.
10 September 2011 IBC channel
IET's Managing Editor, IET Electronics Letters, talks to David Wood, Deputy Director, EBU Technical, at IBC 2011, Amsterdam.
David Wood is Deputy Director, EBU Technical, at the EBU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The EBU is the collective organization of Europe's 74 national broadcasters. The EBU also has 54 Associate Members, who are national broadcasters from other parts of the world. The EBU coordinates technical studies and policy for EBU Members.
David is also Chair of the ITU-R Working Party 6C, which has produced many standards and recommendations for digital television and HDTV. He also chairs the European High Definition Forum, and is a fellow of the SMPTE. He was educated at Southampton University in the UK, Harvard Business School in the United States, and the Popov Institute in the Ukraine. He worked formerly for the BBC and IBA in the UK before joining the EBU. He is a also a specialist ( read fanatic) in 3D
IBC is the leading global tradeshow for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment. The event's unparalleled exhibition and agenda setting conference encompass the very latest developments in broadcasting, mobile TV, IPTV, digital signage and RandD making it essential for everyone's understanding of the industry and its future.
IBC2011 took place at the Amsterdam RAI from 8 - 13 September.