No. Network Bulletin No. 04-52
Date: August 27, 2004
Subject: Staff, NLS
Index Term: Information technology specialist appointed in the
Neil Bernstein, who holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown
University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
from the University of California at Berkeley, has been appointed information
technology specialist in the Engineering Section. He will work closely with the
head of Engineering and the deputy director as part of the digital audio
development team in implementing the NLS transformation from an analog-based
audio system to a digital one by 2008.
"Neil has a unique combination of passion for audio and an electrical engineering
and computer science background, all of which are essential for this position," said
NLS deputy director, Michael Moodie. "We are really pleased to have him."
Bernstein's focus will be on coordinating software development projects supporting
the digital talking-book (DTB) project, including the application of flash-memory
technology. He will also assist with the design and development of the new DTB
player and help create a distribution system for delivering digital-audio materials
over the Internet. "I want NLS to turn out a player of extremely high quality--one
that is reliable, easy to use, and that meets the needs of every patron perfectly," said
Neil Bernstein brings an extensive background in software engineering,
networking, and digital media to the NLS Engineering Section.
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