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About Sam Matheny

Sam Matheny is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at the National Association of Broadcasters.

Hot off the presses: 11th edition NAB Engineering Handbook now available!

On behalf of the NAB, I am pleased to announce the availability of the 11th edition of the NAB Engineering Handbook. Broadcast consultant Gary Cavell served as editor-in-chief with associate editors Tom Osenkowsky (consultant), David Layer (NAB), Skip Pizzi (NAB), and Bill Hayes (Iowa Public TV). Get your copy now New topics in the 11th [...]

By |August 3, 2017|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Hot off the presses: 11th edition NAB Engineering Handbook now available!

The Must See Tech at NAB Show

The NAB Show kicks off next week with lots of cool tech exhibits and sessions. In this blog, NAB CTO Sam Matheny and the tech team here at NAB have gathered a list of a dozen highlights worth adding to your agenda. Amazon Alexa Boot Camp Amazon is providing new ways for people to access news, information and entertainment [...]

By |April 18, 2017|NAB Show, Blog|Comments Off on The Must See Tech at NAB Show

We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

Next Generation Television is coming to a screen near you, but before it does, it will launch in South Korea. In actuality, it already has, and that fact was celebrated at the Global UHD Conference in Seoul, Korea on March 27-28. We at NAB were delighted to be there and to co-host the event along [...]

By |April 7, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

Cord-Cutting: Answers for a Friend

Cord-Cutting: Answers for a Friend I got a message from a friend on Facebook saying she had cut the cord. I never thought of her as impulsive, so I was a little surprised that she waited until she cancelled her cable to ask, “what do I do for TV now?” The truth was, [...]