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Glen Thompson 
Society of Television Engineers 


Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM PDT

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The Castaway 
1250 Harvard Road
Burbank, CA 91604

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The Society of Television Engineers
Error Resilient Video Transmission
Over The Internet

Ciro Noronha Ph.D of Cobalt Digital

There are many significant challenges in error free real time video streaming over the public internet. Ciro Noronha Ph.D, Cobalt’s Director of Compression Technology will discuss these challenges and compare two typical error recovery technologies: Forward ErrorCorrection (FEC) and Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ).

Ciro has had appointments as a Consulting Associate Professor at Stanford University and his areas of expertise include MPEG (including MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and H.264), DVB, satellite, digital cable, and networking technologies in general.

His previous roles have been Director of Software at SkyStream Networks, Director of Software at Tandberg, Vice President of Engineering at Tandberg/Ericsson, and most recently co-founder and VP of engineering at ImmediaTV.

Dinner will feature Organic Field Greens w/Bleu Cheese, candied Walnuts, and Rasberry Vinaigrette followed by a  choice of:
  • London Broil served with Rice Pilaf
  • Fresh Roasted Salmon with dill butter sauce served with Rice Pilaf
  • Pasta Primavera (penne pasta with roasted vegetable marinara)
All meals include warm rolls and butter, coffee, tea and/or iced tea and for dessert Cheesecake.