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Stephane Herry, CEO of GigaTribe, enjoys working in various environments in different professions. He started working as an IT consultant helping big companies organize their business software architecture. He then joined the video game industry as a project manager for one of the first multiplayer online games. Working for Totem Entertainment, an online software editor, he worked in different jobs, from organizing manager to executive director. In 2005, he co-founded GigaTribe with Alexis Leseigneur, a very talented technical director. GigaTribe is a software community used by more than 1 million people to share files privately over the Internet.Bijan Tehrani: How…

The motto of this year’s 36th Siggraph in New Orleans was NETWORK YOUR SENSES.And for a newbie like myself, it indeed was a feast for the senses – with lots of inspiring talks, lecture-demonstrations, stimulating art shows, and intriguing new inventions.This 5 day-immersion in computer graphics and animation offered a comprehensive overview on new technologies that I am now eager to explore further.SIGGRAPH is the world’s preeminent annual conference and exhibition for computer graphics and animation. The event is produced by ACM SIGGRAPH: the Association of Computer Machinery’s Special Interest Group Graphics—i.e. professionals, educators, artists and academics working in computer…

Rob Holmes is currently Director of Content Acquisition of VUDU, a provider of video on-demand and other internet-delivered content directly to the television, where he heads new content acquisition for both the company’s video on-demand platform and VUDU Labs, the company’s rich media applications platform. Prior to VUDU, Rob was Vice President, Corporate Development at Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios Inc (“MGM”). While at MGM, Rob worked in the digital media, worldwide television and corporate divisions, helping to craft the company’s initial digital distribution agreements, re-build the worldwide television distribution division and raise third party film and distribution financing. Rob was…

Almost one out of the ten times I manage to bang my laptop onto a desk or a wall (don’t call me clumsy, you do it, too), I lose a USB wireless mouse receiver that extends out from the side USB port of my computer. I was blaming myself for recklessness until I had my hands on a Verbatim Nano Wireless mouse. Nano’s USB wireless mouse receiver is very tiny, very short, and it eliminates the risk of you breaking it in under any circumstances. Verbatim Nano is compatible with both Windows and MAC OS and a 2.4 GHz RF…

Chris Geiser, Product Line Manager, In-Home Distribution NETGEAR, is an experienced marketer who’s 15-year career has included roles in product management, product marketing, consulting and market research. He has worked for leading technology companies, including Metatec (now Zomax), Intel, Honeywell and NETGEAR, where he has been the product line manager for in-home distribution products since the summer of 2008. Chris holds an MBA from Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and an undergraduate degree in telecommunications from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College.Bijan Tehrani: What is the benefit of the Powerline networking compared to wireless networking?Chris Geiser: Typically, what we are…

For the last three decades Iranian cinema has been very successful in the international scene. There are a lot of international film fans looking for a chance to watch Iranian films that don’t make their way to film festivals in order to get a better understanding of Iranian cinema and its quality. Film fans can now unite behind Gold Line’s GLbox. Now the internet service of GLwiz.com can be presented on your television by using the company’s box. You can access Iranian television and programs outside Iran including Voice of America and BBC in Farsi. You could watch on-demand items…

Netflix is carrying thousands of international films recently and many of them are available for instant-viewing if you have a Netflix account. But if you want to watch them on a big screen tv, especially if you have a one with high-def capabilities, then you would need a device that can take the Netflix Instant-View experience to the big screen.One way you could do that is to take a cable from the output of your computer to your television. If your computer has an HDMI output, then you’ll be fine because you can easily see the output of your computer…

John Peccatiello’s career started as a guitar player back in Chicago in the late 80’s early 90’s. After a 3 year break John then moved to California in 1998 to attend audio school at The Los Angeles Recording Workshop. After graduation John was asked to be a teacher. While working at the school, he met current Alice Cooper bass player Chuck Garric. At the time Chuck was the bass player for LA GUNS and the band needed a guitar tech for an upcoming tour. Taking this job allowed John to tour the country for over three years and enabled him…

Maria Repole supervises all brand marketing and product campaigns supported by print and online advertising, Public Relations, sponsorships, literature, events and trade shows, company web sites and e-commerce initiatives, market research, environmental efforts and corporate social responsibility programs.In addition to managing Toshiba’s communications team, Repole also collaborates with Tokyo headquarters to maintain a consistent worldwide message and brand image. Her involvement in communications in the consumer electronics industry extends beyond Toshiba; she serves as chair on the Consumer Electronics Association’s communications committee, participates on the Communications Committee with the Hollywood Digital Entertainment Group and is a member of the National…

Travis White serves as Senior Product Manager for the Home Editing line of products within Pinnacle Systems. Marketed throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Pinnacle products are the most widely recognized and successful home video editing software programs available today.As a product manager in the consumer video and multimedia software space for over 8 years, White has launched over 50 successful software and hardware products into world-wide markets. During his career, White has gained extensive experience in all aspects of product management and marketing for a variety of multimedia software solutions spanning from consumer home imaging and…

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