The message of condolences reads, in part:
“Mark Krivosheyev was a world-class scientist, an outstanding representative of the Russian school of science, technology and engineering. He made a truly unique contribution to the development of telecommunications and worked very hard towards implementing modern digital television standards in Russia and abroad.
His productive research and managerial work, cutting-edge inventions and developments won him exceptional and unchallenged authority with the international scientific and media community.”
Mark Krivosheyev was one of the creators of international standards for digital and high definition television. He is a winner of the 1981 USSR National Award and the 2000 Russian National Award. He received letters of commendation and awards from Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Iran, Spain, France, China, the United States, Japan and other countries.
Mark Krivosheyev passed away in Moscow at the age of 96.