Information superhighway technologies will be on prominent display at the National Assn. of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas.
Preregistration numbers for the March 20-24 confab are running ahead of last year’s event, which lured a record 64,000 attendees.
Always a showcase for new technology, NAB ’94 will be no exception.
Special exhibits will focus on new digital data transmission technologies that help broadcasters make more efficient use of spectrum. Philips Laboratories, Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co. and Digital DJ are among the firms participating in the technology exhibit.
Craig Mundie, VP of Microsoft’s advanced consumer technology group, will discuss his company’s infopike efforts during a keynote luncheon speech March 23 .
NAB ’94 will also feature a keynote opening speech March 21 by Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt. FCC commissioners James Quello and Andrew Barrett will also be on hand for a Policymakers Breakfast.