Donald Jasko to Moderate Digital Hollywood Fall Conference Panel,
"IP Video, Datacasting and DSMCC: Enabling the Transformation of Content"
Santa Monica, CA September 13, 2004
Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Economics, will moderate a panel on September 29, 2004 at the Digital
Hollywood Fall Conference in Santa Monica. The panel will review the ramifications of broadband video on the development of
digital content. The discussion will focus on the effects of IP Video, Datacasting and DSMCC on the delivery, quantity and
nature of entertainment and data delivered to consumers. Among the issues to be addressed are:
Appearing on the panel will be:
- What relative advantages do the IP Video, Datacasting and DSMCC technologies hold as they compete to support
the delivery of content to consumers?
- What competitive factors will be critical in determining the roles each technology will play in developing
broadband video infrastructure?
- To what extent will this competition produce a win-win for all technology providers, and to what extent will
it be a zero-sum game?
- What relative economic returns will entertainment and data offer the operators of broadband video pipelines?
- How will IP Video, Datacasting and DSMCC affect the manner in which content creators distinguish themselves
in an increasing crowded marketplace?
- What role will the consumer play in identifying successful broadband video technologies?
The panel will commence at 9:30 AM on September 29. The Digital Hollywood Fall Conference will be held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
- Fabrice Beer-Gabel, Senior Director of Market Development, Big Band Networks
- Sayeed Choudhury, Director of Market Development, Wind River Systems
- Joe Fabiano, Chief Technology Officer, Pathfire
- Dr. John Hartung, Vice President of Engineering, EGT
- Jean Macher, Multiline Product Line Manager, Thales Broadcast & Multimedia
- Roger Shanafelt, Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Myrio
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home servers, and high definition and interactive television. For additional information, go to
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