S. Merrill Weiss

S. Merrill Weiss

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Television award winner S. Merrill Weiss is a consultant in electronic media technology and management. He has nearly 40 years of experience in broadcasting and related fields and draws upon extensive experience designing, building, and managing new technical facilities for various electronic media companies. Mr. Weiss is an internationally recognized industry leader and expert in the development of new television technologies, including digital video compression. He conducted the experiments that led to the first digital television standard (CCIR Recommendation 601) in 1981 and has been involved in the development of virtually every DTV standard since. He has served with the FCC Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service, the Advanced Television Systems Committee and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

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