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Career Photos

1981 SMPTE Component Digital Video 1 Rei

1982 - Early HDTV Research at RCA Sarnoff Labs

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1991 - Developing the Advanced Digital HDTV (AD-HDTV) system (with Carlo Basile). Note the QAM constellation on the 'scope.

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Sept. 30, 1992 - World's first digital HDTV and analog NTSC simulcast (at WRC-TV)

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May 1993 - the Digital HDTV Grand Alliance

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April1995 - the Grand Alliance HDTV system debuts at NAB95 - demonstrations for FCC Chmn. Hundt


Dec 24, 1996 - FCC adopts ATSC standard

1998-04 NIST Digital Studio Project at N

1999 - Early work on Digital Cinema - HDTV (2k resolution) on the BIG screen

2000-01 Technical Emmy Sarnoff MPEG comp

2003 - Launching Universal-HD, the first HD cable channel

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2004 - FCC Media Security and Reliability Council, with FCC Chmn. Powell and NBC Network Operations Pres. Eck

2008-05 ATSC Chairman 25th Anniversary E

2008 - Visiting the Korean Communications Commission (KCC) with the ATSC Board

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2012 - Technical Emmy for Active Format Description (AFD)

2012-08 UltraHD  Olympics demo in DC Kub

2015 - Technical Emmy for ATSC Loudness Control, with Jim Starzynski

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2016 - First live ATSC 3.0 broadcasts at NAB (note the blue banana tribute to analog TV lore)

2017-04 ATSC Ribbon-cutting at NAB 2017.

2018 - With Pete Sockett of WRAL-TV - first ATSC 3.0 UHD/HDR transmissions from PyeongChang Olympics

1981 - SMPTE Component Digital Video Demonstrations

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1989 - Pioneering work on interactive menus and graphics for TV

1991 Advanced Digital HDTV system develo

June 1992 - The Advanced Digital HDTV system prototype ships for testing


1993 - AD-HDTV system and VCR demonstrations at NBC 30 Rock (I would join NBC 9 years later!)

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March1993 - the Grand Alliance prototype completes final integration at Sarnoff Labs


standing: Wayne Luplow, Glenn Reitmeier, Bob Rast, Terry Smith

seated: Ralph Cerbone, Jae Lim, Aldo Cugnini

1995-04 03 Glenn Flexible Use Demo -smal
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1996 - The Model HDTV Station project at WRC-TV

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1998 - NIST High Definition Broadcast Technology project - world's first digital HDTV transmission over fiber and high-speed networks

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2000 - Technical Emmy for Sarnoff's ATSC Compliance Bitstreams

(with Hans Baumgartner, Terry Smith and Mike Isnardi)

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2004 - NBC Weather Plus - the first national multicast channel

2004-03 FCC Media Security and Reliabili

2008 - As Chairman of the Board at ATSC's 25th anniversary celebration

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2009 - ATSC Mobile DTV device prototypes and broadcast demonstrations (with John Godfrey, Mark Richer and John Taylor)

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2012 - Ultra-HD 8k demo in Washington in collaboration with NHK, BBC and NTT

(with Maki Hatae, Kenichi Murayama, Keiichi Kubota, Myra Einstein, Greg DePriest and Shea Ng)

2015-01 ATSC Loudness Emmy - Glenn and J

2015 - First ATSC 3.0 plugfest, hosted by NERC in Shanghai


2017 - With the ATSC Board at ribbon-cutting for ATSC 3.0 broadcasts at NAB 2017

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