Organizations team for mobile TV seminar


NAB / National Association of BroadcastersThe National Association of Broadcasters and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences are collaborating on an event that will educate television professionals on new developments in mobile television and the opportunities they present.

It will be held 11/13/13 at the NAB’s Washington headquarters, located at 1771 N Street N.W in the city’s DuPont Circle neighborhood.

NAB EVP for Strategic Planning Rick Kaplan will lead the event, which will feature an expert panel including Salil Davi, co-general manager for the Mobile Content Venture Dyle TV; Sam Matheny, vice president of Capitol Broadcasting Co. and a member of Mobile 500; and Rick Ducey, managing director of BIA/Kelsey.

Topics will include “…how mobile TV is being rolled out in the U.S., technical capabilities of the mobile TV signal, the mobile emergency alert system (M-EAS), content updates and business solutions…” and the session will have actual mobile TV receivers on hand that will be available to consumers during this holiday season.

NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith stated, “Delivering video to mobile devices is an essential evolution for television broadcasters. Through events like this, our goal is to inform broadcasters about how their stations can utilize mobile TV technology to realize the opportunities and advantages of providing live and local television to viewers on-the-go.”

The event will be kick off at 6:30 eastern, and will be preceded an hour earlier by a networking reception.