Best in Show: Highlights from NAB Show 2016

It’s been another great year at NAB Show. Each day we’ve provided highlights from the show, and today we’re capping off our week with some of our favorites.

Ang Lee

Ang Lee discussed his vision for cinema and the creative opportunities for the future of film making as a part of The Future of Cinema Conference Saturday.

When you shoot, you’re just doing grocery shopping. It’s in the editing room you do the real cooking.”

The award winning director of Life of Pi, Broke Back Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon also released a special screening of his soon to be released film, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Billy Lynn is the first major motion picture release to have been shot in 4K, 3D at 120 frames per second, and the results were stunning.

Ted Schilowitz

The keynote speaker for the Technology Luncheon was 20th Century Fox Futurist Ted Schilowitz. Shortly before his keynote, he spoke to the Technology Luncheon VIP Reception.

You can also see an exclusive backstage interview with Ted Schilowitz in yesterday’s blog post.

Award Winners

The presentation of the Technology Awards to the winners, Rich Chernock, Andy Laird, Adam Symson, TVGlobo and the 4EVER2 Project. Read more about our winners in our tech luncheon blog post.

Digital Futures Exchange

The Digital Futures Exchange brought together the best of the best for an unscripted, interactive discussion of digital trends, strategies and examples for local markets.

Katrina Matsa of Pew Research and Gloria Stitt of Shareableemore
DFX Receptionmore
DFX Networking Breakmore
Rick Ducey and Mark Fratrik of BIA Kelseymore
PILOT Executive Director John Clark sits down with Chief Satisfaction Officer of Newsly Blake Sabatinellimore
Networking at DFXmore

All things ATSC 3.0

It was a big show for ATSC 3.0. In addition to the ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience, PILOT showcased both a Live Broadcast of ATSC 3.0 and the Home Gateway project that showed some of the capabilities made possible by the next generation standard.

The ATSC 3.0 board flying the colors Consumer Experience opening this morningmore
PILOT Home Gateway Project at Futures Park NAB Show 2016more
Live ATSC 3.0 broadcastmore

Tom Wheeler

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler toured the show floor on Wednesday with NAB CTO Sam Matheny.

Tom Wheeler and Sam Mathenymore
Tom Wheeler at the NextRadio Boothmore
Tom Wheeler at the 360 Hero booth on the show floormore
Tom Wheeler at the NextRadio Boothmore
So Vang and Tom Wheeler at the PILOT Gateway Demomore
Tom Wheeler at the 360 Hero booth on the show floormore
Tom Wheeler and Sam Matheny at the PILOT Live ATSC Broadcastmore
Tom Wheeler and Tim Laud at the ATSC Consumer Experiencemore
Tom Wheeler, So Vang and Sam Matheny at the PILOT ATSC Home Gateway more

Broadcast Engineering Conference

The BEC wrapped up on Thursday and was packed with great technical papers on the pressing issues in our industry.

Eric Brewer of Google giving his keynote at the Cloud Innovation Conferencemore
Andy Shenkler, Chief Solutions and Technology Officer Sony DADC New Media Solutionsmore
Packed house for the Virtual Reality Summitmore
NASA Animation explained at Military and Government sessionmore
Cinematography with drones -- safety, reliability, FAA and the creative implications.more
Rich Redmond from Gates Air with a presentation on advanced television.more
Antenna Case study of One World Trade Center at the BEC.more

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Our awesome interns Garret, Justin, James and Christian

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