Details of each educational seminar are listed below:
Ask the Editors - Home Theater magazine
Friday, May 11, 2001 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Don’t miss the premier session of "Ask the Editors—Home Theater magazine." Bring your questions and comments for the editors and writers as they explore what’s new in audio, video, convergence products, and what’s coming in the future.
Panel: Maureen Jenson, Editor; Mike Wood, Technical Editor; Chris Lewis, Audio Editor; Chris Chiarella, Convergence Editor
The Birthplace of HDTV is in New York City...
Friday, May 11, 2001 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Industry pioneer, patent holder and pathfinder Mike Tsinberg
tells his story about the beginning
Friday, May 11, 2001 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Multichannel sound is considered by some to be the ultimate listening experience. It
may transform your living room into the Metropolitan Opera House, featuring the booming rich voice of your favorite
tenor - or into a World War II battlefield with fighter pilots in aircraft whirling all around your head. Come hear from
experts what the differences are between the existing surround sound formats, and
what is in our future for an even more sophisticated viewing experience.
Panel: Maureen Jenson, Editor of Home Theater; Brent Butterworth, Dolby Labs; David Del Grosso, DTS
PC Cinema HTPC 101
Friday, May 11, 2001 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
An introduction to the home-theater PC exploring the capabilities and concerns of using a PC in a
high-performance home theater environment. HTPC functions, including DVD-Video scaling, HDTV reception and recording, and high-bit-rate audio playback, will be demonstrated. Steps on how to configure a PC for home-theater use will be explained, followed by a Q-and-A session.
Moderator: Pat Megenity, Contributing Editor of Stereophile Guide to Home Theater
High-Resolution Super Audio CD and the Future of Music
Saturday, May 12, 2001 10 :00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Music enthusiasts will enjoy this special seminar featuring some of the industry’s leading experts, who have come together to share their experiences in the new world of high-resolution audio and multichannel sound.
David Kawakami of Sony of will provide a brief overview of some of the latest advances in audio technology
Moderator: John Atkinson
Panel: Tom Jung, founder of DMP; Joe Harley, AudioQuest blues recording
artist; Bruce Botnick, producer/engineer who has worked with artists ranging from the Doors to John Williams and
audiophile/designer Mark Levinson.
Ask the Editors - Stereophile
Saturday, May 12, 2001 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Speak directly to Stereophile editors. "Ask the Editors" is a forum to
discuss various issues with Stereophile writers.
Panel: John Atkinson, Editor; Jonathan Scull, Senior Editor; Sam Tellig, Contributing Audio Editor; Michael Fremer, Senior Contributing Editor; Kalman Rubinson, Contributing Audio Editor; Bob Reina, Contributing Audio Editor; Chip Stern, Contributing Audio Editor
Saturday, May 12, 2001 Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Join Michael Fremer, senior contributing editor of Stereophile and
writer for Listener magazine.
DVD and Digital Hollywood—A look behind the scenes at the making of the Lawrence of Arabia DVD
Saturday, May 12, 2001 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 13, 2001 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Film buffs will flock to a special presentation that offers an in-depth look at how Sony Pictures Digital Studios produced the new Lawrence of Arabia DVD. This 1962 Oscar-winning classic, directed by David Lean and considered one of the greatest films ever made, posed a number of challenges before it could be brought to
disc. Seminar attendees will get the complete inside story. Sony Pictures experts in restoration, authoring, and HD transfer will be on hand to provide a multimedia presentation covering everything from color correction and sound remixing to the search for lost footage.
Bonus—those who attend this seminar will have the opportunity to purchase the DVD at a special Show price.
Moderators: Maureen Jenson, Editor of Home Theater; Thomas J. Norton, Editor of
Stereophile Guide to Home Theater
Saturday, May 12, 2001 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
To be announced.
Designing Your Home Theater Environment
Saturday, May 12, 2001 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Interested in building your own home theater? Home Theater Interiors Editor Mike Wood gives ideal solutions for designing a home theater customized to your special needs, from a small apartment in New York City to a lavish cinema in the home. This seminar is a must-attend for anyone planning a new home theater.
Fine Tunes Clinic
Sunday, May 13, 2001 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Room acoustics are the final frontier of great music and theater systems. Fans of Jonathan Scull’s "Fine Tunes" column in
Stereophile shouldn’t miss this helpful seminar, which covers what you can do for little or no cost to make your system sound better.
Panel: Jonathan Scull, Senior Editor of Stereophile; Victor Tiscareno, AudioPrism/Red Rose Music
Ask the Editors - Stereophile Guide to Home Theater
Sunday, May 13, 2001 Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Join Stereophile Guide to Home Theater’s team of writers and get the nitty-gritty on the latest in home theater.
Panel: Thomas J. Norton, Editor; John Gannon, Technical Editor; Steven Stone, Contributing Editor; Michael Fremer, Contributing Editor; Fred Manteghian, Contributing Editor; Joel Brinkley, Contributing Editor
HDTV Now and in the Future
Sunday, May 13, 2001 at 2:30 p.m.
HDTV is here now! Attend this seminar to learn everything you need to know to begin enjoying this exciting format. The experts will be on hand to answer questions and dispel common myths regarding high-definition television.
Panel: Andy Singer, Sound by Singer; Jim Chiddix, Chief Technology Officer, Time Warner/AOL; John Dowdell, VP and Chief Colorist, Tape House, NY; Jim Burns, Runco International
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