Home Theater Geeks 18

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Home Theater Geeks
Episode 18

Home Theater Geeks 18: Hardcore Calibration


Joel Silver is the president and founder of the Imaging Science Foundation, Inc., which was incorporated in 1994 to introduce video image quality calibration services into consumer electronics. He volunteers as the chair of the CEA and CEDIA committee on Home Theater Video recommended practices, and he is the producer of the HDTV Calibration Wizard DVD and the Windows 7 control panel Display Wizard.

His work on advancing HDTV image quality was covered in the NY Times, the LA Times, Popular Mechanics, Wired, and numerous A/V publications here and abroad. In addition, he has written articles for Forbes, Home Entertainment, Millionaire Magazine, Popular Science, Stereophile, Telemedicine Today, Ultimate A/V, Video, Widescreen Review, and numerous other publications.

Joel has run research projects for the California Energy Commission and New York state documenting how video calibration produces significant energy savings. He has also been involved in high-end video, high-end audio, telemedicine, medical management, Microsoft Media Center Edition PCs, and the Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship program at the W. Averill Harriman School of Management.

In the A/V industry, he has presented at CES, American Association of Medical Instrumentation, Barco BE, CEDIA Australia, EH Expo, INFOCOMM, ISE Amsterdam, ISE Brussels, ISE Singapore, NESDA, NSCA, Microsoft’s WINHEC, received both top five and top ten CEDIA instructor awards, and is a CE PRO top-ten-for-ten-years most influential industry leader.

He consults for AMD, the BBC, Barco, BenQ, Bose, CNN, Datacolor, Dolby, DVDO, DNP, Epson, Harman, Hitachi, InFocus, Integra, Intel, LG, JVC, Linn, Lissau A/S, Microsoft, Minolta, Mitsubishi, Monster Cable, NEC, NVIDIA, Panasonic, Pioneer, Pixelworks, Runco, Screen Research, Sencore, Stewart Filmscreen, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Yamaha, Xrite, and numerous other clients.

Joel is a co-inventor of the patented Calibration Wizard which is now in over 111,000,000 PCs.



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