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Muriel Deschanel
Standardisation Director at IRT b<>com


Muriel Deschanel is standardization director in charge of standards and partnership development at b<>com with a focus on advanced media formats, virtual, augmented and mixed reality.
Muriel has extensive experience in the media technology sector.
She currently holds the chair of the ETSI Industry Specification Group “ARF” set up to develop a framework for the interoperability of Augmented Reality components, systems and services.

Before joining b<>com, Muriel was responsible for Microsoft standards activity in Europe around Smart TVs and multi-screens usage. She delivered strategic support and thought leadership to the engineering groups regarding policy, regulatory and standards issues and outlook affecting Microsoft media and entertainment products and services in Europe.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Muriel worked for TandbergTV (now MediaKind) and NDS (now Synamedia) where she was involved in various stages of product development for Digital TV solutions ranging from design engineering to program management and group leadership.
Muriel holds an MSc from ENSERG Grenoble’s National Institute of Electronics and Radio-Electricity. She combined her Engineering degree with an advanced research degree in data processing.