Image / Video

Image compression and video codecs (H.264, H.265, MPEG4, HEVC, etc); Imaging and control systems; Barcode and 2D symbol readers; Embedded (StrongARM, Windows CE) and PC-based Machine Vision applications; Web Inspection System for color printing; Image processing software development including decoding modules for 1D and 2D symbols; Robotic systems and machine vision modules; Porting of software between operating systems; Software architecture; Experienced in chip-level investigation using Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) photography; Intellectual property evaluation and reverse engineering, 3D Graphics: 3D pipeline architectures, 3D scene rendering technologies, hardware architectures, standards (Open GL, OpenGL ES, OpenCL, DirectX, etc.)
6 patents, Published 11 papers on computer simulation of video and imaging systems, Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
A color printing company, An image tech company, Noble Vision, A supplier of intelligent imaging company, Canadian Hydrographic Service

Over 30 years of experience in IP, technical support for IP licensing, technology and patent evaluation and reverse engineering.
Specialized in Electro-Optics, Imaging and Video Systems and Codecs, and Software development

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Telecom networks, Cloud architecture, IoT, TCP/IP, Internet system architecture, MPLS, IPTV, SDN/NFV, OSPF, IPv6/v4, BGP, RSVP, LDP, GMPLS, VOIP, IMS, OAM, QoS, virtual LAN
MSEE, 23 yrs of hands-on experience in IT-related industry and standards
Lucent, Yahoo, Stanford,
Video/image compression, MPEG-1/2/4, H.263/4, HDTV, DBS, Error concealment, Motion estimation, Entropy coding, DCT/Wavelet/Sub-band vector quantization, G.7xy, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-x, IPTV, JPEG, Video over IP/ADSL/ATM, DVB, DVD, HDTV, Watermarking of Images/Video/Audio, Video over MPEG-2/IP/Satellite, DOCSIS
PhD, 26+ yrs exp., developed MPEG-1/2/4, H.263/4 in software and ASIC, numerous patents and standards contributions, expert witness
Alcatel-Lucent, CONEXANT, KONAMI GAMING, GTE Labs, Toshiba, Philips Labs
software architecture, data mining & clustering, big data, databases
PhD in Computer Science, 22+ yrs of industry experience, registered patent agent
Cisco, Digimarc, NetIO
• Highly experienced in Architecture, Systems Integration, Multimedia, Embedded Systems, ODM Management / Ops, Product Strategy & Innovation, OpEx Planning • Healthcare EHR/EMR: EPI, McKesson, GE Centricity, Cerner, Allscripts, HL7, Microsoft Amalga, Microsoft Sharepoint • Software Development technologies: HTML5, Java, ColdFusion, PhP, SQL Server, .NET and Visual Studio, Sharepoint, Oracle, IBM DB2, Apple ios, Cassandra, Python, Ruby; Sybase, MySql; REST, SOAP, Git, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Shark, NoSQL, Zookeeper, Lucene, SOLR, iPython, R, Drill • Telecommunications: TL1 language, Cisco, Lucent, Alcatel, Nortel, Juniper Networks, SMC, F5 Networks, Aruba wireless, SONET, TCP/IP, ATM, Clearwire/G4, Sycamore Networks, LAN/WAN/MAN, RFID • Electronics: Bluetooth (Zigbee), embedded computing, embedded computer design (Intel architecture) for industrial & medical equipment, BIOS customizations, SCADA, PLC controllers, LabView • Software Development Process; SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Rapid Application Development (RAD) and JAD, plus the Waterfall methods; Software Quality Assurance (SQA) • Cloud Computing: Amazon AWS, S3, Glacier, EC2; Microsoft Azure; IBM SmartCloud; Virtualization: VMware, Hyper-V; RackSpace, RightScale; SaaS application development, ITIL v3.0
• Published several patents covering user enhancements, product safety and media extensions.
• MBA level IT Management instructor at Northwest University
• Computer Science & Network Engineering teacher at Oregon Institute of Technology

Beats Electronics (acq. by Apple), Dell, Yahoo, Apple

20+ yrs of experience in software and consumer electronics.
Motivated and driven executive who delivered the perfect combination of software and hardware to realize best in class UI experience for consumer electronics and mobile devices.
Published several patents covering user enhancements, product safety and media extensions.

• Extensive involvement with image and video Systems/HW/SW, codecs, LIDAR, signal proc.
• Image and Video compression standards (H.264, H.265, MPEG4, HEVC, etc)
• Detailed video product analysis: handheld devices, set top boxes, streaming products
• X-Ray, nuclear medicine, ultrasound
• Patent evaluations, claim charts, reverse engineering
• Trial testimony
16 patents, 28 papers, University Lecturer
ITT Geospatial, ISI, Portris, Imacon, Glynn Scientific

Data/Image/Video Compression Expert
PhD, 25 yrs of experience
Patent analysis and reverse engineering
Expert witness

Multimedia, Vocoder, VoLTE, Speech/Image/Video Coding, AAC, AMR, CELP, Wideband AMR, EVS, IoT, EVRC, ITU-T G.7xx family of codecs
• 7 granted patents
• Senior member of IEEE
• Vice-Chair of TIA TR45.5.1.1 CDMA Multi-Media Group
• Many technical webinars, speakership, presentation & publications
Qualcomm, Nokia, Rockwell International
Automotive applications, Connected car, Infotainment, Wearables
PhD, 10 yrs of experience, Co-invented the most widely adopted platform for smartphone-automotive interface, Pioneered integration of wearables with automotive systems, Multiple awards for inventions in automotive infotainment & sensor networks, 30+ patents, 25+ papers, 1 book
Nokia, Microsoft
DSL Satellite, Semiconductor, Video Compression, Video Streaming, VoIP, Embedded Software, Internet Software
Ph.D, 20+ Yrs of experience, 2 Patents, 8 Publication
Maxim Integrated Products, Texas Instrument, 8*8, Hughes Aircraft
Data converters, Mixed and analog signals
MSEE, 30+ yrs of experience
ST, Motorola, Bell Labs
CATV Networks, Protocols and Equipment, Convergence Technologies, Cisco Systems Instructor, LAN, WAN, Internet, Ethernet, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay, Optical Networks and Equipment, Project Management for Telecommunications and Wireless Projects, TCP/IP Protocols and Applications, Telephone equipment & operations, Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP), Voice over Wi-Fi, VoIP Security, Wired Networks (PBX, Voice, Data, VoIP, Call Centers, 800 services), Wireless Networks (Cellular, GSM, 3/4G, GPRS, & SMS/MMS), Wireless Technologies and Standards (Wi-Fi, WiMAX, Cellular (3/4G), GSM, GPRS, SMS, MMS, etc.)
BBA, 30+ years of experience, Provided extended training at AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and 150 Regional Bell Operating Companies and most of the large manufactures such as Nortel-Networks, Lucent [now Alcatel-Lucent], Avaya, Mitel, Siemens, Alcatel, Newbridge, Marconi, Cisco
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Data General Corporation, US Army Signal Corps, Fidelity Investments, WPVI-TV6 Philadelphia, Telcordia, CIA, FBI, NSA
• Extensive experience in performing analysis of the computational bounds of a system to implement changes that consider performance in order to dramatically improve video quality. • Experience building and enhancing x264, WebM and FFmpeg on various operating systems including Linux, AndroidOS, iOS, Cygwin and others. • Designed developed and brought to market real-time video systems based on the video standards H.261, H.263++, H.264/AVC (BP and MP), MPEG-2 and MPEG-4. • Participated in the standardization of HEVC (H.265), the next-generation video codec. • Deep understanding of compilers, tools, and embedded video application development on specialized hardware architectures such as TI’s DaVinci, Trimedia, Equator, Altivec, 16-way SIMD architectures, ARM NEON, and Pentium (MMX/ SSE/ SSE2/AVX, etc.)
3 Granted patents, 2 Applications
Intel, Picturetel, Teraglobal, Polycom, Chipwrights, Zeevee, Ambric, Logitech/Lifesize Communications

• +27 yrs of experience
• Expert in improving the visual quality of real-time video codecs, encoding, transcoding and streaming
• Extensive Video Consulting background

• Telecommunication and Networking • A/V Compression • STB • Cable Network • Graphics • FPGA/CPLDs • FRAND licensing practices
• 40+ filed applications
• Member of Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
• IEEE senior member
• Motorola • Comcast • KineTech Power • NASA-Goddard Ressler Associates • Martin Marietta

Experienced in depositions, expert declarations
Experienced in advanced telecommunication and military systems, CATV digital appliances with a core expertise in multimedia transport over LAN/WAN satellite, wireless and cable and compression technologies
Patent Agent

Non-Volatile memory, MRAM, Flash, T-RAM, Image sensors, LCD Displays, IC fabrication technology analysis, CMOS Logic, Analog BiCMOS, Photolithography, layer deposition, etching, trench isolation, gate dielectric, polysilicon gates, Cu interconnects, Low K dielectrics, Nanotechnology in physical sciences, Audit IC & MEMS fabrication facilities, processes, & reliability
 Received 2015 IEEE Region 6 Central Area Outstanding Engineer Award.
 Life Senior Member of the IEEE.
 10 issued/9 pending US patent applications & 6 Publications
 2015 IEEE Region 6 Central Area Outstanding Engineer Award
 Member of the Executive Steering Committee of the San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council Chapter, 2005 to present. 2009 & 2014 Chair.
 IEEE SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter wins 2014 IEEE NTC Chapter Award.
 Editorial Board Member – International Journal of Humanitarian Technology
 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference – 2014 Health Track Program Co-Chair
 Listed as a Grant Reviewer for the NSF
• Texas Instrument • Philips

Expert in Image Sensor fabrication, operation, devices, packaging
Extensive industry experience spanning multiple applications of Integrated Circuit Technology with an emphasis in fabrication technology
Has contributed in Defense and Aerospace, Semiconductor Device and Manufacturing process development, 3G mobile technology, and Disk Drive Technology

• HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, Image processing and analysis, Linear algebra, Multiple-view image geometry, Deep learning convolutional networks, Models of computation, Parallel processing, Microprocessor architecture, Embedded systems, Web application tools and libraries
• 3 recent publications
• 2 patents
• Fluent in English and French
• Coherent Logix • Elemental Technologies • Ambric Beaverton • Thomson/Grass Valley Group

More than 18 years of experience in algorithms and software for embedded applications, with specializations in compressed video, image processing, and parallel computing.
Skilled in Software coding, Algorithm development, Design decomposition, Debugging

• Expertise: Set-top Boxes, IPTV, OTT, Internet VOD/EST, streaming, Blu-Ray/HD-DVD/BD-Live, 4K UltraHD, HDR, HEVC, Geospatial Imaging, D-Cinema, Digital Film Printer, and the Triple-I Electron Beam Recorder.
• INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIPS – SMPTE, DVB, CEA, IEEE, ITU, Hollywood Post Alliance. Past: MPEG, INCITS, JVT, IBC Council, Montreux Council, ATSC, HPA BoD
• AWARDS – Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Technical Achievement Award/Triple-I Digital Film Printer. SMPTE Fellow. Microsoft TV patent US 7,020,195 B1 “Layered Coding and Decoding of Image Data,” Symbolics Engineer of the Year
• Board of Directors, Hollywood Professionals Association.
• Multiple Papers & Panels1 patent and 1 publication
• Microsoft • Broadcom • Dolby Labs

Experience: More than 30 years of product and business development and consulting experience in Hollywood and CE markets at Microsoft, Broadcom, and Dolby C-Level management, Mercury Computer Corp, Sony Pictures, Adobe, DoD.
Expertise: Interests: OTT & IoT. Consumer Electronics. Interconnection of Cloud, Connected Cars, EV Infotainment, Smartphones, Semi-Autonomous Vehicles, ADAS, SDCs, deep learning & AI. 4G LTE & 5G. China business.