Riedel's Top Execs to Present at 2013 NAB Show 


Thomas Riedel to Examine Live Production of 2012 Supersonic Skydive; Kaltheuner to Address IEEE 802.1 AVB Ethernet Protocols For Broadcast

Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced that Thomas Riedel, the company's CEO, and Henning Kaltheuner, head of product management, will present at the 2013 NAB Show.

Riedel's presentation, "Red Bull Stratos — Remote Production at the Edge of Space," will look at the record-breaking skydive by daredevil Felix Baumgartner and how it was televised. In this case study, Riedel will provide a comprehensive overview of the complete production and the technology that helped to bring Baumgartner's supersonic skydive live to an international audience. The session is scheduled for April 9 at 1:30 p.m., in room S227 of the South Upper Hall.


Red Bull Stratos Mission Control

At noon on April 11, Kaltheuner will present "IEEE 802.1 AVB Ethernet Protocols and Their Applicability to Broadcast Systems." He will describe the technology of the latest IEEE standards for audio video bridging (AVB) and their potential for signal transport in broadcast infrastructures. In addition to reviewing Ethernet standards including IEEE 802.1 and related standards such as IEEE 1722, IEEE 1733, and IEEE 1722.1, he will outline possible implementations of AVB in broadcast systems and explain associated system structure requirements while explaining the benefits for users, system integrators, and investors. This presentation will also be held in room S227 of the South Upper Hall.


About Riedel Communications
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. The company also provides rental services for radio and intercom systems, event IT solutions, fiber backbones, and wireless signal transmission systems that scale easily for events of any size, anywhere in the world. Founded in 1987, the company now employs more than 400 people at 11 locations in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.