Adorama Presents Canon Digital Cinema Event with Larry Thorpe
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Join Adorama and Canon for an in depth Presentation by Larry Thorpe, Senior Fellow of the Professional Engineering & Solutions Division of Canon USA, Inc., on the Cinema EOS cameras, including the newly announced C500, C100, 1DC, as well as the C300. Presentation followed by hands on time on the full Cinema Family products, CINE lenses (Primes and Zooms) and the Pro Camcorder lineup (XF/XA products).
LARRY THORPE is a renowned expert in the field of video acquisition. A visionary who helped pioneer HD and digital production in the U.S. broadcast and motion picture industry, Thorpe holds ten patents in the field of broadcast development. He has also authored or co-authored a variety of papers on camera technology, HDTV imaging, and HD lenses and optics. As a result of his leadership, contributions, and achievements, Thorpe received the NAB 2000 Television Engineering Achievement Award, the Montreux 2000 Gold Medal Award for Digital Cinematography, and in 2004, the Broadcasting & Cable Technical Leadership Award. He is a Life Fellow of SMPTE.
Prior to his eight-plus years at Canon U.S.A., Thorpe was with Sony Electronics, which he joined in 1982. At Sony he spent more than 20 years leading the industry in HDTV development. Prior to Sony, he worked for RCA’s Broadcast Division from 1966 to 1982, where he developed a range of color television cameras and telecine products. In 1981, Thorpe won the David Sarnoff Award for his innovations in automatic studio color cameras.
From 1961 to 1966, Thorpe worked in the Designs Dept. of the BBC in London, England, where he participated in the development of a range of color television studio products.
Thorpe is an IEE Graduate (1961) of the College of Technology in Dublin, Ireland and received his Chartered Engineer (C. Eng.) and MIEE distinction in 1965 from the Institute of Electrical Engineers in London, England.
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