March 23rd, 2017, the A.S.Popov Central Museum of Communications saw the formal opening of the exhibition “Russia's Contribution to International Standardization of Digital TV Broadcasting”. The Exhibition is organized with the support of the Federal Telecommunications Agency. RSCC is one of the partners of the Exhibition.
The exhibition is centered around unique documents and photographs from the archive of the Radio Research Institute and the personal archive of Professor M. I. Krivosheev. It covers a whole range of interrelated subjects, ranging from international standardization of digital television broadcasting all the way up to ultra-high definition television. The exhibition is timed to the (i) 45th anniversary since the commencement of efforts to standardize international television broadcasting, and the (ii) 90th anniversary of ITU-R, both celebrated in 2017.
At the opening of the exhibition, the significance of Professor M.I. Krivosheyev’s contribution to the international standardization of digital TV was stressed by A.A. Gogol, head of the television and metrology department at the Bonch-Bruevich State Telecommunications University of Saint-Petersburg, and K.F. Glasman, head of the international activities department of the Cinema and TV University of Saint-Petersburg.
The exposition presents information about the technical systems intended for broadcasting TV programs, including those using the RSCC satellite constellation and equipment.
The exhibition is of interest for communication specialists, students of the relevant educational establishments, as well as for journalists covering developments in science and technology.