Manufacturer Musings: Rob Arnold, Omnitek

Omnitek's Rob Arnold
Neal Romanek
August 25th 2016 at 10:58AM : By Neal Romanek


Rob Arnold of Omnitek thinks the biggest challenge facing the TV industry now is the number of different video resolutions and formats required in for multiscreen delivery.

Name: Rob Arnold

Job title: VP of Worldwide Sales

Company: Omnitek

Number of IBCs you’ve attended? As a company – 15 years What do think will be the big technology trends at this year’s IBC? 4K/UHD, IP Video, HDR, Wide Colour Gamut RGB, PQ and Hybrid Log Gamma

What’s will your company be highlighting at IBC?

Ultra XR - our true 4K/UHD waveform analyser, the Ultra 4K Tool Box, and a range of off-the-shelf IP and full turnkey PCB design projects.

What do you think is the biggest challenge facing the TV industry right now?

Multi-platform delivery of video programmes at different video resolutions.

Given that the RAI is two meters below sea level, what is your business doing to address climate change?

Omnitek is based in an energy-efficient office and responsibly sources all of its materials.

What are your top tips for trade show survival?

A good breakfast and a decent evening meal.

Your favourite place(s) in Amsterdam to unwind and why?

Café Dam – the smallest pub in Amsterdam! Louis is a really friendly guy, and there’s always a great atmosphere.