Brazilian who hacked Nasa’s system will give a talk at the 28th Technology Congress of SET EXPO
Wanderley Abreu Júnior, who after penetrating the system, worked for the space agency, will talk about new streaming technologies
On August 31, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, Wanderley Abreu Júnior, the Brazilian who became famous for having invaded Nasa’s systems and was subsequently invited to take an internship at the US space agency, will give a talk on “New Streaming Technologies – BOLA: Near-Optimal Bitrate Adaptation for Online Videos – real-time video transfer protocols for special events” during the 28th SET EXPO Technology Conference that takes place between August 31 and September 1, at the Expo Center Norte Exhibition Center in São Paulo.
Abreu has an engineering degree in mechatronics from PUC-RJ and a graduate degree in encryption and computer security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT. In his professional career he has headed up the Electronic Investigations Coordination Unit of the Rio de Janeiro State Prosecution Office. He also implemented normative instructions involving the Basel II Accords and the Brazilian Payments System (SPB) at benchmark banks in Brazil. He is currently CEO of the Storm Group (www.stormsec.com.br).
Talk: “New streaming technologies – BOLA: Near-Optimal Bitrate Adaptation for Online Videos – real-time video transfer protocols for special events”
Date: August 31
Time: From 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Expo Center Norte Exhibition Center – Red Pavilion
Information and registration: www.setexpo.com.br
Places are limited.
About the SET Expo – Recognized by the United States Department of Commerce as an excellent opportunity for business, and with Trade Fair Certification, SET Expo is the largest broadcast and new media business and technology event in Latin America. Consisting of the “SET EXPO Technology Conference”, now in its 28th edition, and the “SET Expo Technology Products Trade Show”, the purpose of the event is to present and discuss technical innovations, regulations and new products involving the audiovisual market, encompassing the entire production chain from production to delivery. Intended for professionals, researchers and students in the field of telecommunications, the audiovisual industry and broadcasting, it hosts 200 exhibitors representing 400 Brazilian and international brands from 37 countries, and 16,000 visitors. Visit www.setexpo.com.br
About SET – The Brazilian Society for Television Engineering (Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia de Televisão, or SET) is a not-for-profit association consisting of businesses and professionals whose primary objective is to develop technical and scientific knowledge throughout the entire electronic means chain. It is active in the engineering and similar areas in the fields of television, telecommunications, radio, the internet and new media, from production to distribution. It represents the largest discussion forum on standards and trends for creating electronic content, management and the distribution market in Brazil. Furthermore, it is responsible for staging the annual event, SET EXPO (www.setexpo.com.br). SET has the support of around 20 domestic and 5 international institutions, including the NAB Show, IABM and InterBEE. For more information, visit www.set.org.br