Recent Posts tagged with Schubin Cafe

Schubin Cafe: Old School Tech Proves Reliable in Aftermath of Sandy

New Yorker and SMPTE Fellow Mark Schubin celebrates the role some old school technologies played during the power outage in New York City last week. One was the wired telephone network, sometimes referred to as POTS (plain old telephone service). A POT (plain old telephone) connected to the network receives BORSCHT. “While I’m sure that […]  More

Schubin Cafe: Watching Remote Baseball Games Before TV

This weekend, sports fans will take for granted how easily they can channel surf – or Internet surf – through a full slate of Wild Card and League Division Series games as the Major League Baseball Postseason gets underway. Television technology guru Mark Schubin takes a trip back in time to how baseball fans used […]  More

Schubin Café Serves Up Unique Perspective on Baseball-Opera Chronology

Mark Schubin often writes about the history of media technology. So why is he posting about the joint history of baseball and opera? It’s because a good chunk of that history — roughly half a century — was devoted to unusual forms of media technology. Head over to the Schubin Café to read about how […]  More

Now Being Served at the Schubin Cafe: All You Can See in 4K

Every April in Las Vegas, the NAB Show has one overarching theme. Two years ago, it was stereoscopic 3D. Before that, it was DSLRs. Long before HDTV became common, it was a theme at NAB conventions. At the 2012 NAB show, that theme was 4K. So what is 4K? Well, that’s a good question without […]  More

Schubin Cafe: Tech Pioneer Goberman Leaving Live from Lincoln Center

When you think of the very latest in motion-image technology, you might think of laser projection, glasses-free stereoscopic-3D, digital surround sound, high-dynamic-range imaging, and the like. Would you believe that one man dealt with all of that in the 1970s? And that he was trained as an orchestra cello player? Lincoln Center for the Performing […]  More

Register: Schubin Cafe Gazes Into the Future Beyond HD

Join multiple Emmy Award-winning SMPTE Fellow Mark Schubin for a look at what’s what in the possible futures beyond HD. This free webinar, Beyond HD: Resolution, Frame-Rate, and Dynamic Range, will take place on Thurs., Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. ET. Proponents of HDTV are pushing 4K and 8K resolution, higher frame rates, and high […]  More

Schubin Cafe: Live From the Canon Expo; Call for 2011 HPA Tech Retreat Proposals

Over at the Schubin Café, Mark reports from the Canon Expo in New York about their latest technologies, including Canon’s highly anticipated 4K camcorder. In addition, Mark has released the official Call for Proposals for the 2011 HPA Tech Retreat. The deadline for submitting is Friday, October 22, 2010. Here are some direct links: Call […]  More

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