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Eric Rosenthal

Eric Rosenthal
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communication

Phone: 212 998 1880

Courses

Basic Analog Circuits
Digital Imaging: Reset

Education

AAS, Thomas Edison College

Biography

Mr. Rosenthal is President of Creative Technology, LLC (CTech), a company specializing in new and advanced imaging technology consulting and development. CTech is currently working on a project to prototype a full-spectrum imaging sensor and display.   R & D on imaging technology leading to this current project has been sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NSA, Naval Research Lab (NRL) and NASA. The full-spectrum imaging system is based on a novel Wave Theory of Human Vision. Several patent applications have been filed on the sensor, spectrometer and display designs.  Three patents have been awarded on a full-spectrum camera and display. Mr. Rosenthal was Vice President of Advanced Technology Research (ATR) at Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development, Inc. ATR had a team of staff and consultants that focused on identifying and evaluating technologies and solutions from research labs all over the world in an effort to keep Walt Disney's business units at the cutting edge of new technologies.  In 1999, Mr. Rosenthal successfully completed the construction of Disney/ABC's Times Square Studios at 1500 Broadway. His innovative design of the glass and camera systems is in daily use on ABC's Good Morning America and other Disney/ABC Television programs.  Prior to joining WDI in 1992, Mr. Rosenthal worked as a technical consultant and project manager for NIKE R & D, and SONY Systems Integration Division.  Mr. Rosenthal became known for his audio and video systems engineering accomplishments during his 26-year tenure with ABC Television in New York. As general manager of A/V systems engineering at the ABC TV network, he revamped and updated many of the ABC broadcast centers and studios across the United States. He supervised the design, engineering and installation of new facilities, providing them with state-of-the-art, computerized lighting, rigging, audio-video, routing switchers and distribution systems.  Mr. Rosenthal received an Emmy award for his work as technical project manager for the audio-video systems engineering of ABC's coverage of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. Mr. Rosenthal is an Adjunct Professor at New York University (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) teaching master’s classes entitled “Digital Imaging:Reset” and “Basic Analog Circuits”.  Mr. Rosenthal has been awarded 4 patents and has 3 patents pending.