TV/Set Top Box/Cable

Core Expertise:
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
Accomplishments:
PhD, 26+ yrs exp., developed MPEG-1/2/4, H.263/4 in software and ASIC, numerous patents and standards contributions, expert witness
Previous Companies:
Alcatel-Lucent, CONEXANT, KONAMI GAMING, GTE Labs, Toshiba, Philips Labs
Core Expertise:
Deep understanding and experience in communications theory and practice, performance analysis, and multimedia theory and applications (Speech [various codecs from very low bit rate, such as MELPe to broadband], audio [PAC], video [various, especially MPEG family and particularly H.264])•All digital and analog modulation techniques, e.g., AM, FM, PM, QAM, CDMA, OFDM.•Many years of experience in simulation, both with tools (e.g., Matlab) and by programming in C•Extensive experience in real-time programming,in C as well as in embedded languages•Extensive experience in hardware design and implementation of real time systems•RF planning•Deep understanding and experience with Stochastic processes both in continuous and discretetime domains, probability theory, statistics, quantitative analysis, queueing analysis, speech, audio, and video coding techniques•Familiar with many commercial and military standards from wired to wireless to multimedia applications, such as xDSL, WiFi, WiMax, LTE, UMTS/WCDMA, MIMO, cdma2000, GSM, UWB, G.7xx, MELPe, MPEG, H.264 and manymore.•OPNET•ProLab
Previous Companies:
Applied Communications Sciences•Magnolia Broadband•Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories
Core Expertise:
• Fiber Optic Telecommunication Networks • FTTH/PON/HFC • CWDM/DWDM • BC/NC Video Overlay • Ethernet Over Fiber • TV Transmission over Fiber • RF/Microwave/Millimeter-Wave
Accomplishments:
• 13 granted patents
• Senior Member of IEEE
Previous Companies:
• Huawei/Futurewei • Motorola
Summary:

Specialized in optical networks and components
Developed system models and hardware
R&D in fiber optics and photonics.
Expert witness experience
Performance analysis of satellite cross-link.
Optical distribution of microwave signals in satellites.

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

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

Core Expertise:
•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.
Accomplishments:
•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 & Panels 1 patent and 1 publication
Previous Companies:
•Microsoft•Broadcom•Dolby Labs
Summary:

•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