Amazon Alexa, BEITC Engage and NABEF TAP Students

Today at NAB Show

The NAB Show floor may not open until tomorrow, but things are well underway here in Las Vegas.

On Saturday, BEITC Engage kicked off with speakers on Emerging Broadcast Delivery SystemIP for Broadcast  and Media Facilities Design. The new electronic poster format allowed session attendees to interact directly with speakers.

Attendees at the BEITC Engage session

Amazon was also here conducting a Boot Camp for Alexa Skills.

Attendees at the Amazon Alexa Boot Camp

NAB CTO Sam Matheny, and PILOT Executive director John Clark also met with students from the NAB Education Foundation Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP). Sam gave the students an overview of the latest issues in broadcast technology, while John spoke to the students about the ways PILOT is engaging with new partners on emerging platforms to accelerate broadcast innovation.

Overall, a fantastic start to what is shaping up to be a great week.  Stay tuned for our next daily recap featuring news from BEITC opening with FCC Chief of OET Julius Knapp, Digital Futures Exchange (DFX), the PILOT Innovation Challenge, and more.

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