ATSC 3.0

Pearl TV moves to accelerate development of Nextgen TV receivers

Pearl TV, the grouping of US broadcasters transitioning to Nextgen TV, the new advanced TV standard for terrestrial distribution also known as ATSC 3.0, has developed a programme to accelerate development and retail availability of low-cost upgrade accessory receivers. According to Pearl TV, the programme will create a diverse market of accessories that will bring […]

Atlanta DTH launches compact ATSC 3.0 television tuner

Cable and satellite supplier Atlanta DTH has announced the launch of a new ultra-compact ATSC 3.0 television tuner. Only slightly larger than a plug-in USB memory card, the AIRialTV Solo incorporates a coaxial TV antenna interface allowing direct connection of the feed from a satellite or digital terrestrial source, while it outputs via a standard […]

MPEG LA offers licence for ATSC 3.0

MPEG LA has announced the availability of the ATSC 3.0 Patent Portfolio Licence. The licence provides access to patents essential to the next generation broadcast standard developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) which is already available in markets such as the US and South Korea. The format promises to improve the television viewing […]

Brazil adopts key ATSC tech for next-gen TV standard

The Brazilian digital-terrestrial TV standards body, the Fórum Sistema Brasileiro TV Digital Terrestre (SBTVD Forum), has adopted a number of US standards body the ATSC’s technologies for its next-generation DTT standard. The ATSC hailed the decision of the SBTVD Forum to recommend to the Brazilian government several technologies proposed by it for Brazil’s next-generation terrestrial […]

US-based hybrid player Evoca TV taps Vewd to power offering

Boise, Idaho-based hybrid TV platform Evoca TV, which is planning a wider rollout of its service across the US, has chosen OTT technology provider Vewd’s Vewd OpX system to power its content and user experience. Vewd OpX has been integrated into Evoca’s Scout receiver and delivers linear, on-demand, apps and other functionality. Evoca uses Next […]

Eurofins reveals updated ATSC 3.0 NEXTGEN TV Logo test suite

Broadcast standards conformance testing firm Eurofins Digital Testing has announced the development of updated test suites for the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) NEXTGEN TV Logo programme. The new standards will be applicable to 2022 model receivers and released by the end of the second quarter of 2021. The NEXTGEN TV Logo is the consumer-facing brand […]

ATSC and TDSI announce partnership for Next Gen broadcasting standards in India

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI) has announced an agreement which will see the bodies collaborate on broadcasting standards for mobile. The partnership enables TSDSI to adopt ATSC standards, with the bodies describing this as a promotion of “global harmonisation of digital broadcasting standards.” TDSI said that the […]

ATSC gives Recommended Practice status to Immersion Corporation’s haptics proposal

Haptic tech developer and provider Immersion Corporation has had its proposal published by the Advanced Television System Committee (ATSC) as a Recommended Practice on Haptics for ATSC 3.0.  The proposed technology would enable the addition of haptics in ATSC 3.0 broadcast and broadband content streams on mobile devices capable of haptic feedback. From a content […]

FCC to vote on ATSC 3.0 adoption

The US’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold a vote on the adoption of ATSC 3.0, commissioner Brendan Carr has announced. With a vote planned for the FCC’s June Open Meeting, the body promises that the new standard will present “a range of innovative offerings that can be delivered over the same, powerful broadcast television […]

Pearl TV taps Synamedia for Phoenix Next-Gen TV project

US broadcast group Pearl TV has signed up Synamedia as a technology partner for the Phoenix Model Market Initiative, one of the testbeds for ATSC 3.0-based advanced TV services in the country. Synamedia is providing encoding expertise and services, both developed internally with its video processing experts and through strategic partnerships with Triveni Digital and […]

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