John HumphreyVice President of Business Development at Hitachi Kokusai Electric America
John Humphrey is Vice President of Business Development at Hitachi Kokusai Electric America. He has spent his entire life in radio and television. His career began in radio and mobile TV production where he built multiple mobile units and was an EIC. He worked in video engineering and operations at multiple TV stations. John joined Midwest Communications as Pittsburgh General Manager and worked as a Senior Sales Engineer for Sony Broadcast. He was Director of Business Development at two national systems integrators.
During the last four decades in video systems sales and integration, he has developed a deep knowledge of the business, technology and future trends in television. John is a life-certified SBE CPBE and the Pittsburgh SMPTE Section Chairman.
High Dynamic Range(HDR) for HDTV: What It Is and How to Use It
Virtually everyone that has seen HDR agrees about the picture improvement and advantages it has. However, confusion exists regarding how to shoot and produce HDR. In addition, distribution of HDR in the real world of SDR requires compatibility between HDR and SDR production. This presentation provides an explanation of what HDR is and how you can start using it today.