Director Development Center Langen, Panasonic AVC

Rudolf Eyberg (1960) is Director of Panasonic AVC Langen Development Centre based in Germany since 2008. He is responsible for software development, for SW and product verification/testing, for EU technical market investigation and for monitoring and contributing to European standards and industry associations. Key product focus is on implementation of new technologies (based on DVB-T/S/C) and interactive services in Panasonic integrated TVs and DVD/BluRay recorders for the European Market.

From 1981 to 1992 Rudolf studied and received his diploma and doctorate in electrical communications engineering at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). Between 1992 and 1999 he acted at ALCATEL in Germany and Belgium as engineer for CATV/HFC network technology. From 1999 to 2005 he was Director at BOSCH Broadband Networks in Berlin and responsible for HFC and triple-play expansion of broadband cable networks. From 2005 to 2008 he was in charge as Group Manager Electronics for optical disc storage at THOMSON Corporate Research in Villingen (Germany).

Rudolf has a extensive background of technical, commercial and operational issues of broadband networks/services and consumer electronics products. Rudolf is personal member of the associations FKTG, IEEE, VDE and VDI.