The IEEE Broadcast Symposium has announced a demonstration of HDTV transmission of wireless LAN networks at the upcoming event. The demonstration is designed to introduce attendees to the capabilities of broadcasting HDTV via Wi-Fi and the technological advances that make it possible. According to the IEEE Broadcast Symposium:
A demonstration of HDTV transmission over a wireless LAN will be conducted at the 54th Annual IEEE Broadcast Symposium, Oct. 13 Oct. 15, at The Hotel Washington in Washington, D.C.
The opening session, titled "Video and Audio Distribution via Wireless Broadband," will cover the latest capabilities of broadband wireless (Wi-Fi), and how it can be used to support HDTV local distribution. The session will also address recent advances in PC graphic processors and CPU processing power that allows real-time decoding, HDTV displays, and the associated audio signal on a laptop computer.
The session concludes with the HDTV transmission demo to be conducted by the Communications Research Center Canada. Also on the agenda is a real-time streaming of the session presentation viewgraphs and audio at HDTV quality, distributed over wireless LAN to audiences.
Other convention highlights:
- Technical program - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Oct. 13 Oct. 15
- Special Wednesday evening session on "DTV Repacking Transition Issues"
- IEEE/AFCCE Joint Luncheon 12:30 p.m., Oct. 14
- Cocktail reception 6 p.m., Oct. 14
- Annual IEEE BTS Awards Luncheon 12:30 p.m., Oct. 15
You can find more information about the demonstration at the IEEE Broadcast Symposium Web site.