This is SMPTE’s centennial year. Did you know the society might not exist if not for Pittsburgh? The same might also be said for the whole motion-image industry! Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, Westinghouse, PPG, and even Heinz played roles.
Join multiple Emmy-award-winning SMPTE Life Fellow Mark Schubin as he provides a Pittsburgh-oriented illustrated talk about the origins of SMPTE, standards, movies, and television. Image scanning in 1843? Opto-electronic conversion in 1839? An item about a Pittsburgh-based television proposal in American Manufacturer and Iron World in 1880? Watch and be amazed!
Recorded November 2, 2016 at the Fairmont-Pittsburgh Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA.
Download link: Pittsburgh, SMPTE, & Before (TRT: 55:59 / 106 MB)