Saturday, August 12, 2006

Digital Broadcasters|ABU Digital Radio 2006

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News has now been advised of the final speaker line up at the second annual ABU Digital Radio Convention taking place at the Prince Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, starting on Monday (August 14) and runs through until Thursday (August 17)

Entitled, ‘Completing the Transition', the event organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) will be opened by H.E. Y. B. Dato’ Seri Chia Kwang Chye, Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Information.

Featured Speakers include:

Shinil Chung, Director of KBS-BTRT, Korean Broadcasting System, Seoul;

Perry Priestley, Director, International Broadcast Business Development, Ibiquity Digital Corp;

Mike Starling, VP, CTO & Executive Director, NPR Labs;

Koichiro Imamura, Principal Research Engineer, Broadcast Systems, STRL, NHK, Japan;

Rich Redmond, Director, Radio Products & Strategy, Harris Broadcast Communications Division;

Kenneth Lundgren, Managing Director, Factum Electronics / WorldDAB Forum;

Yiu-Wah Chan, Head of Radio One, Radio Television, Hong Kong;

Michael Blackburn, General Manager, AMP Radio, Malaysia;

Asaad Bagharib, Senior General Manager, Technology & New Media, MediaCorp Radio;

Leong-Yan Yoong, Senior Manager, Music Experiences, Nokia Multimedia APAC;

Of interest will be demonstrations given by competing international digital broadcast standards consortia for radio (DAB, HD Radio, DRM, ISDB).

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