Dr. Stefan Winkler
to Present "Measuring Quality of Experience for Video Services
" - Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - Basking Ridge, New JerseySAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 26, 2007 — Symmetricom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM) today announced Dr. Stefan Winkler, principal technologist for Symmetricom's QoE Assurance Division, will present at the Video Services Forum (VSF) Meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.Dr. Winkler's
presentation will address the advantages of monitoring end-to-end quality metrics to ensure the highest Quality of Experience (QoE) for end users.VSF
is an international association composed of service providers, users and manufacturers dedicated to interoperability, quality metrics and education for video networking technologies.Hosted by Verizon Communications
(NYSE: VZ), the VSF meeting is open to current and prospective members.WHO: Dr. Stefan Winkler, Principal Technologist, Symmetricom's QoE Assurance Division
WHAT: Presenting "Measuring Quality of Experience for Video Services
" at the Video Services Forum
WHEN: Tuesday, October 2, 2007, 10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. EDT
, 1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, Room VC 41w021Dr. Winkler's
presentation examines the need for QoE together with traditional Quality of Service (QoS) measurements in IPTV and TV to mobile applications, discussing best practices for implementing QoE successfully, which is vital for maximizing IP video service quality and revenues.
One of the world's top experts in digital media quality, Dr. Winkler was formerly chief scientist and co-founder of Genista Corporation
, a provider of quality assurance solutions for IPTV and mobile media.He has also held assistant professor positions at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and has worked for Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, German Aerospace and Andersen Consulting.Dr. Winkler
has published more than 40 papers on perceptual quality measurement and is the author of the book, "Digital Video Quality."He has also been a member and contributor of the Video Quality Experts Group (VQEG) since its foundation in 1997.Dr. Winkler holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria and a doctorate from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.