Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Getting to California


     Lay of the Land
     Geology
     Early History

         Native Americans

         Europeans Arrive

             The Human Cost

             California Independence

             Sacramento
     Mining

         Extracting the Gold

             Placer Mining

             Deep Shaft Mining

             Hydraulic Mining

             Dredging

         Bringing Order

         The Big Two Mines

             Bourn

         MacBoyle

             Transportation

             Hospital

         The End of an Era

         Two vastly different towns
     Litton

         Leaving the bay area

         Litton Engineering

             The Children

         Community involvement

             Aviation

             The First Condo

             Business Incubator


Chapter 2 - Getting to Grass Valley

    

     The Parents

     Donald George Corkhill Hare

         Card Shark

         Graduate School

     Getting to DGCH Co

         The Thirties

         WWII

         Audio and Data Recording

     DGC Hare Co

         Expanding - Cinerama

            First Sale

         Sangamo – Sale number two

            Moving to Grass Valley

     The Group

         Forget about finding a market, need to find a business!


Chapter 3 - What Came Before

     If RCA does not make it, we don’t need it!

         sarnoff

         To No One in Particular

         RCA is Created out of Marconi America

         Armstrong

         The Radio Group

         How about FM instead?

         The Radio Networks

         Television

            Post War Take Off

            UHF

            TV Networks

            Color

                CBS

                Not RCA

                The Norelco Revolution

                RCA Finally Gets There

            VTRs

                Audio Recording

                Crosby

                Video Recording

         Conclusion




     Dr. Hare’s Management Style

     ABC's Help

     Now a Video Company

         Moving up the food chain – Video Production Switchers

     Financially on the map

         Tektronix




     Beaverton Startup

         The Scope Guys - Displacing Dumont and RCA

         GVG Acquisition

         The End of the Hare Era



     Vertical Integration

         Bitney Springs

             Beginning of the End

         Providence Site

     Analog by Nature

         Branding

         1600

             Emem

         300

             Hybrids

             Divisionalization

         More Switchers

         Modular

         Wavelink

         Routing

         Giving Sony an Opening

             What to sell

             Transistors

             Becoming Sony

             1st Consumer Products

             Television

             Video Tape Recorders

             Building the Brand

             Partners

     Slow to Digital

         The first digital boxes

         DVEs

         3000/4000

         NVISION Spinoff and Abandonment

         ATSC

     Playing Catchup



     Selling and keeping it Sold

     TEK Leadership Linage

         Donald Hare

         Tom Long

         Jim Ward

         Bob Johnson

         Dave Friedley

         Don Wright

         Dave Mayfield

         Jerry Meyers

         Larry Kaplan

         Bob Wilson

         Dan Castles

         Larry Neitling

         Lucie Fjeldstad

         Larry Knightly

         Tim Thornston

         Rick Wills

         Mothership Problems

     Changing Hands

         The Gooding Interlude

         Thomson's Turn

         Next! – Franciscan Partners

     Being Big - Belden

         Not Even Belden Could Make it Work

         Q to Q Does not Work

     GVG Genealogy



     Cyan Engineering/Atari
         Ataritel

     Graham-Patton

     Sierra Video

     Continental

     NVISION
         Sale to ADC
         NV 2.0
         Miranda Sale

     Ensemble Design

     IMIX

     AJA Video Systems
         Black Magic

     DirecTV

     Telestream
         Fortive

     Continental

     Others taking advantage of the food chain
         Cable Data
         Cineplex
         Hedco
         Lighthouse Digital
         Silicon Systems

     Branching Away from TV

     Firsts from the Area



     In Name Only

     The Pandemic
         The Industries Meeting Place
         The Vegas Strip
         Las Vegas Convention Center
         Farnsworth
         The Convention Itself
         The Unthinkable No More
         New Workflows
         Working Remotely
         Sports
         How is was done; How it will be done moving forward
         The new reality, at least for now

     SAAS
         A Central Client – The TD



     The China Problem

         Ceronix

     The Future – Television, Video, and the Valley

         Attracting Talent to the Area

     The Towns

         Fires

     A Virtual Company



 


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