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March 25, 2008

Intel's Kahn to Keynote Mobility Super Session at NAB Show

--Session to Feature Discussion with Sling Media and TiVo Execs, others--

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dr. Kevin Kahn, senior fellow and director of Intel's communications technology lab, will present a keynote address on Tuesday, April 15 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Kahn's speech will explore key wireless challenges and advances that will drive the future of the mobile market. A panel discussion with key industry executives from Sling Media, TiVo, World Now and the University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center will follow Kahn's keynote and address the opportunities for content creators and distributors.

Titled "Redefining Mobility: New Devices, New Opportunities," Kahn's keynote will provide technical insight into current, converging trends that will enable new user experiences and redefine current views of mobility. The address will also explore key developments in wireless technology that will enable the next generation of mobile devices.

Kahn's speech will be followed by a panel discussion led by BIA Financial Network's Richard Ducey, which will expand on how creators and distributors can work together to maximize anytime, anywhere access to content. Panelists include:

  • Brandon Burgess, chairman and CEO of ION Media Networks, Inc.
  • Gary Gannaway, CEO, WorldNow
  • Jason Hirschhorn, president, Sling Media Entertainment Group
  • Tara Maitra, vice president and general manager of programming, TiVo
  • David Wertheimer, executive director, Entertainment Technology Center at USC

Kahn is an integral member of Intel's senior fellow team focusing on broadband access to the home, wireless LANs and PANs, spectrum policy, and related Internet issues. He coordinates Intel RF technical directions across divisions and chairs the Intel Communications Research Council, which oversees research activities between Intel and academic programs. He currently serves on the FCC Technological Advisory Council, the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council, and other academic advisory committees and government policy forums. He has lectured at universities worldwide and holds multiple patents in processor architecture and communications technologies.

Kahn joins DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg and Roger Enrico, HP Executive Vice President Todd Bradley, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, Lost executive producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof, CSI creator Anthony Zuiker, Pushing Daisies director and executive producer Barry Sonnenfeld, Six Flags President and CEO Mark Shapiro, best-selling author Alvin Toffler and Sun Microsystems Chief Researcher John Gage as featured speakers at at the NAB Show.

About the 2008 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 11 - 17, 2008 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 14). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at


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