Joel Silver, founder and president of Imaging Science Foundation, discusses the importance of video calibration, ISF training of Best Buy techs, calibration as a career, overscanning, color gamuts, 3D, and more.
Paul Barton, founder and chief designer of PSB Speakers, discusses his musical training, Canada's National Research Council, speaker design, manufacturing in China, powered speakers, earbuds and earphones, and more.
UAV and HT movie and product reviewer David Vaughn talks about what he looks and listens for in movies, which movies let him turn off his inner critic, the value of bonus features and BD-Live, online delivery vs. physical discs, the Lord of the Rings screenshot brouhaha, TiVo Premier, and more.
Floyd Toole, retired Vice President of Acoustical Engineering for Harman International, talks about live vs. recorded music, 2-channel vs. multichannel music, concert halls and small home-theater rooms, subwoofer placement, subjective vs. objective evaluations of speakers, and more.
Josh Kairoff, Chief Technologist of Display Enginering, Inc. and former Director of Display Engineering at Pioneer, discusses the demise of Kuro, the Panasonic black-level problem and how Pioneer got it right, how plasma TVs work, what's really going on in 120Hz and 240Hz LCDs, and more.
Digital-projection inventor and 3D maven Gene Dolgoff talks about several of his inventions, including digital projection, 3D printing, a new 3D compression algorithm and filter technology, a prototype projector that renders 3D images in midair without glasses, and more.
Jeff Park, HDMI Evangelist for HDMI Licensing, the company that maintains and develops the HDMI spec, dispels confusion about version numbers, cable lengths, "wireless HDMI," installation problems, and more.
Kevin Voecks, Director of Product Development for Harman's High-Performance A/V division (including Revel, Lexicon, Mark Levinson, and JBL Synthesis), discusses his background as chief engineer at Mirage and Snell, the ins and outs of speaker design and testing, subwoofer placement, room correction, and more.
Stacey Spears and Don Munsil, creators of the HD Benchmark setup and test Blu-ray, discuss the importance of test patterns for consumers, video compression and processing, 3D, online content delivery, and more.
Don Eklund, Executive VP of Advanced Technology at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, provides a studio's perspective on 3D, 4K, online content, what happened with the original Blu-ray release of The Fifth Element, and more.