Renaud Di Francesco
Director, Europe Technology Standards Office at Sony Europe
Renaud Di Francesco, PhD, is the Director of the European Technology Standards Office of Sony. The technologies addressed range from Content production and protection, to Energy efficiency and batteries, with Image and Audio processing and rendering, Networking, User interface and Accessibility. His current focus is on how digital technologies can be owned and re-purposed by the different areas of the real-world economy, with such development as the Internet of Things and the Connected Autonomous Vehicle.
He builds on previous transformation experience in automating the operation of a national high voltage electricity infrastructure, migrating the cinema screens to networked digital projection, and changing the source feed of FM radio broadcast for satellite distribution.