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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 27 April 2005 NYLUG: Alex Salazer on Broadcast Tele

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 27 April 2005 NYLUG: Alex Salazer on Broadcast Television Moving from Tape to GNU/Linux Servers
Date: 25 Apr 2005 12:54:52 -0400

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  From: Sunny Dubey <>
  To: NYLUG Announcements <>
  Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 09:39:18 -0400 (EDT)
  Subject: [nylug-announce] NY Linux Users Grp April 27 Mtg. Alex Salazer
        (IBM) on Broadcast Television moving to Linux

  April 27th, 2005
  IBM Headquarters Building
  590 Madison Avenue at 57th Street
  12th Floor, home to the IBM Linux Center of Competency

  ** RSVP Instructions **
      NEW POLICY: You must R.S.V.P. for *EVERY* meeting.
      Register at
      Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge and room number.

            Alex Salazer (International Business Machines, IBM)
          Broadcast Television moving from tape to Linux servers

      IBM's Alex Salazer will give a business-centric talk about the
      current impact of Linux on the Broadcast Television industry, and
      what the future holds in terms of Linux adoption.

      Television has traditionally been a tape based medium, for they are
      the de-facto standard for archival, broadcast, and transfer. For
      many reasons, it is estimated that Broadcast Television technology
      is 5 years behind the current pace of technological adoption. Yet
      thanks to Linux and Linux based solutions, the Television industry
      is finally able to chuck out their tapes and rapidly replace them
      with Linux servers.

      Linux already has a growing share of usage on television set-top
      devices, yet it is poised to play a pivotal role in the mass
      redistribution, storage, and broadcast of content world wide. Media
      organizations of all types and sizes will be enabled to centralize
      countless hours of footage, and beam it around the world to your
      television with the push of a simple button.

      New York City is the largest television market in the world and
      the second largest industry behind financial services.  Join us to
      learn how your skills are pertinent in NY's television broadcast

  Swag (Give Away) - During the meeting... unusually terrific swag of
      non-predetermined origin will be given out to all attendees at the
      regular meeting for free as usual.

      After the meeting ... Join us around 8:30pm or so at TGI Friday's,
      located at 677 Lexington Avenue and 56th Street, second floor.
      Northeast corner.

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