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PETER H. PUTMAN â€” BIOGRAPHY
Pete Putman is president of ROAM Consulting, Inc; based in Doylestown, PA. His company provides training, marketing communications, and product testing/development services to manufacturers of projectors, monitors, integrated TVs, and display interfaces.
Peter is a senior editor for Access Intelligence magazines, including AV Video and Film and Video. Over the past two decades, he has authored hundreds of technical articles, reviews, and columns for magazines including Video Systems, Sound & Video Contractor, Millimeter, Best Stuff, eTown.com, The Perfect Vision, Emedia, Electronic House, Connected, Stereophile Guide to Home Theater, and Home Theater magazines.
His articles have covered a wide range of topics including front and rear projection technology, flat panel technology (LCD, plasma, OLEDs), video format converters, electronic cinema, digital television and HDTV reception and display, LED displays, and networked AV installations.
Pete was well-known for his unique in-depth reviews of the Projection Shoot-Out at InfoComm. He's been a featured speaker at numerous trade shows including CES and NAB, and has taught courses on flat screen display technology and digital television at InfoComm since 1997. Pete has also presented on a variety of topics during manufacturer events for FSR, Mitsubishi, Sony, Barco, Panasonic, Barco, Barco Events, and Sharp.
Pete holds a BA degree in Communications from Seton Hall University and an MS degree in Television and Film from Syracuse University. Heâ€™s an adjunct faculty member for the International Communications Industries Association (ICIA), as well as a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and Society for Information Display (SID). He also holds certifications from the ICIA (Certified Technology Specialist) and the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF).
Pete has held Extra Class amateur radio license KT2B since 1982. He was active in the design, construction, and operation of transmitters, receivers, and antennas for VHF, UHF, and microwave operation from the early 1970s through 1995. Pete also wrote a regular column on VHF/UHF/microwave operation for 73 Amateur Radio from 1985 until 1989, and has also contributed to QST, the official publication of the American Radio Relay League.