International Research Park Offers Future Perspective on Media Technology at NAB Show

TMCNet:  International Research Park Offers Future Perspective on Media Technology at NAB Show

[March 12, 2012]

WASHINGTON –(Business Wire)–

International Research Park (IRP), a special attraction at NAB Show,
will feature dozens of new and emerging technologies, including the
first U.S. presentation of a 200-inch, glasses-free 3D projection
system. IRP, presented by NAB Labs, is a venue designed to highlight
advanced projects underway in academic, government and commercial
research laboratories worldwide. Located in the North Hall of the Las
Vegas Convention Center, IRP is open to all attendees during NAB Show
April 16-19.

“A visit to the International Research Park will give you a glimpse into
the future of our industry,” said NAB Chief Technology Officer Kevin
Gage. “Research organizations are making fundamental breakthroughs that
are propelling innovation and impacting prospects for the future.”

The first U.S. demonstration of a 200-inch, glasses-free 3D projection
system will be presented by the Japanese national research lab, National
Institute for Information and Communication Technology (NICT). As the
world’s largest display of its kind, the viewing zone for the
demonstration is large enough for 30 people to optimally view 3D images
without eyewear.

Other demonstrations in IRP will include hybrid radio and television
broadcasting proposals (including converged broadcast/wireless-telecom
systems), multi-sensory media presentations, 4k video streaming,
high-dynamic range and multi-spectral video, enhanced media
accessibility for visually and aurally impaired users, 2D and 3D
multi-viewpoint video, advanced fle-based workflows, advanced
interactive gesture control and data visualization technologies.

Organizations exhibiting in International Research Park include Advanced
Media Workflow Association (USA); Communications Research (NewsAlert) Center
(Canada); Digicave, Ltd./Timeslice Films, Ltd. (UK); Electronics and
Telecommunications Research Institute (Korea); Framework for
Interoperable Media Services (USA/Switzerland), a joint venture of the
Advanced Media Workflow Association and the European Broadcasting Union;
goHDR Ltd. (UK); Internet Media Device Alliance (USA/Germany); National
Institute for Information and Communications Technology (Japan); NPR (NewsAlert)
Labs (USA); Project FINE (Spain); Rochester Institute of Technology
(USA); Ryerson University (Canada) and Zaxel Corp. (Japan).

About NAB Show

NAB Show, to be held April 14 – 19 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest
electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development,
management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than
90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,500+ exhibitors, NAB Show is
the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From
creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless
nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend
traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in
new ways. Complete details are available at

News media registration is now
for NAB Show.

About NAB Labs

Created in 2012, NAB Labs is a program of the National Association of
Broadcasters that provides a platform for innovation, a venue for
forging partnerships and testing new technology, and educational events
to create awareness about over-the-air radio and television technology

About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy
association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and
television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs.
Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to
best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new
opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at

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