Joel Silver is the President and founder of the Imaging Science Foundation, Inc., which was incorporated in 1994 to introduce video image quality calibration services into consumer electronics.
He volunteers as the chair of the CEA and CEDIA committee on Home Theater Video recommended practices. He also is the producer of the HDTV Calibration Wizard DVD.
His work on advancing HDTV image quality was covered in the NY Times, the LA Times, Popular Mechanics, Wired and numerous A/V publications here and abroad. He has run research projects for the California Energy Commission documenting how video calibration produces significant energy savings.
He has been involved in and consulted for high-end video, high-end audio, telemedicine, medical management, Microsoft Media Center Edition PCs and the Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship program at the W. Averill Harriman School of Management.
In the A/V industry, he has presented at CES, American Association of Medical Instrumentation, Barco BE, CEDIA Australia, EHExpo, INFOCOMM, ISE Brussels, ISE Singapore, NESDA, NSCA, Microsoft’s WINHEC, received both top five and top ten CEDIA instructor awards, and is a CE PRO top-ten-for-ten-years most influential industry leader.
He has written articles for Audio Video Interiors, Forbes, Home Entertainment, Millionaire Magazine, Popular Science, Stereophile, Telemedicine Today Ultimate A/V, Video, Widescreen Review ands numerous other publications.
He consults for AMD, the BBC, Barco, BenQ, Bose, CNN, Datacolor, Dolby, DVDO, DNP, Epson, Harman, Hitachi, InFocus, Integra, Intel, LG, JVC, Linn, Lissau A/S, Microsoft, Minolta, Mitsubishi, Monster Cable, NEC, NVIDIA, Panasonic, Pioneer, Pixelworks, Runco, Screen Research, Sencore, Stewart Filmscreen, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Yamaha, Xrite and numerous other clients.
Joel Silver is a co-inventor of the patented Microsoft Media Center Calibration Wizard which is now in over 111,000,000 PCs.