Joint Meeting
Central Oklahoma Chapters
of the American Meteorological Society
and National Weather Association

Thursday, June 5th, 2008 - COCAMS/NWA Meeting, NWC, Room 1350, Norman

National Weather Center
120 David L. Boren Blvd
(State Highway 9 and Jenkins)
Norman, OK
Map of National Weather Center


4:30 pm: Chapter Business Meeting

- Elections

President: Patrick Burke (NWSFO Norman)
Vice President: Mark Sessing (NWS WDTB)
Treasurer: Kit Wagner (Atmospheric Information Systems)
Secretary: Derek Arndt (OCS)

- Spring BBQ
- Program Committee
- National Weather Festival Committee
- Summer Outing

5:00 pm: Presentation by Mansour Ansari

"Wireless Video Streaming for Severe Weather Reporting"

Mansour Ansari, iPixcel

- Sample footage with audio covering live tornadoes as seen on-air
- Quick history of wireless video distribution while on the move
- Traditional tools that TV stations used before
- Obstacles in wireless video transmission at highway speed
- Automation, bandwidth sniffing, and motion compensation algorithms
- Live video streaming from inside a moving car: challenges, technology, and safety issues
- Next generation mobile device: smartphones, PDAs, and live wireless vehicular video conferencing
- Live demo of video conferencing over CDMA using a smartphone