V. Michael Bove Jr.
Principal research scientist, MIT Media Laboratory
areas of expertise: consumer electronics, future video displays, particularly 3-d, holography and holographic television, user interface, interactive systems, digital storytelling, digital technologies
V. Michael Bove Jr. holds an SBEE, an SM in visual studies and a PhD in media technology, all from MIT, where he is currently head of the Object-Based Media Group at the Media Laboratory, co-directs the Center for Future Storytelling, and directs the consumer electronics program CELab.
He is the author or co-author of more than 60 journal or conference papers on digital television systems, video processing hardware/software design, multimedia, scene modeling, visual display technologies and optics. He holds patents on inventions relating to video recording, hardcopy, interactive television, and medical imaging, and has been a member of several professional and government committees. He is coauthor with the late Stephen A. Benton of the book Holographic Imaging (Wiley, 2008). He is on the Board of Editors of the Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and associate editor of Optical Engineering. He served as general chair of the 2006 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC'06), and is a member of Board of Governors of the National Academy of Media Arts and Sciences. Bove is a fellow of the SPIE and of the Institute for Innovation, Creativity, and Capital. He was a founder of and technical advisor to WatchPoint Media (now a part of Tandberg Television) and is technical advisor to One Laptop Per Child (creators of the XO laptop for children in developing countries).
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