Digital TV Labs

Digital TV Labs to develop HbbTV 2.0 test suite

Digital TV Labs has been selected by the HbbTV Association to test new technologies for HbbTV 2.0, the latest generation of the DVB broadcast hybrid standard. The contract covers the provision of tests for companion screen discovery using DIAL, remote launching of companion screen applications, and remote application to application communication. It also includes tests […]

Digital UK awards contracts for connected Freeview service

Digital UK has signed contracts for the building and testing of Freeview’s new branded connected TV service. Arqiva has been awarded the contract to provide the metadata system at the heart of the new service, while Digital TV Labs and DTG Testing have signed contracts to test the service. “These agreements are a crucial step […]

Digital TV Labs showcases HEVC testing for 4K OTT and DVB

Digital TV Labs is using IBC to showcase new HEVC testing solutions for UHDTV/4K OTT and DVB broadcast markets.  Digital TV Labs is launching a range of products designed to aid in the development and deployment of next generation 4K / UHDTV services utilising the latest HEVC compression standard. The ISO/IEC and MPEG developed standard […]

Ghanaian win for Digital TV Labs

Ghana’s National Communications Authority has appointed the UK’s Digital TV Labs as an accredited test centre for DTT receiver conformance in Ghana, supporting the country’s digital switchover. Digital TV Labs is providing conformance testing services for receiver manufacturers at its ISO IEC 17025 certified facilities. By passing specified tests, products will conform to the country’s […]

Digital TV Labs launches Ligada iSuite for MPEG-DASH

Media testing specialist Digital TV Labs will use IBC to launch its Ligada iSuite for MPEG-DASH. Designed to run on the Ligada iSuite Test Harness, the iSuite can be used for compliance testing of the DASH264 profile on any compliant video player on any device, offering interoperability for streaming of adaptive media over IP networks, […]

Digital TV Labs launches HbbTV logo conformance tests

UK-based Digital TV Labs has unveiled what is says is the first conformance testing service for the new HbbTV logo programme for hybrid devices. The new HbbTV logo program enables manufacturers to display compliance with the HbbTV specification and official test suite in return for an annual licence fee. The Digital TV Labs programme includes […]

Digital TV Labs launches 4G interference testing service

Digital media testing company Digital TV Labs has launched a service to test UK Freeview receivers for susceptibility to interference from 4G LTE mobile services.  New 4G services broadcasting in the 800 MHz band can interfere with both Freeview DVB-T and Freeview DVB-T2 terrestrial reception in some areas, though a special filter between the antennae […]

Digital TV Labs becomes DLNA certification vendor

The UK’s Digital TV Labs has become a DLNA accredited Independent Certification Vendor for suppliers that would like their products to comply with the home networking standard. Achieving DLNA ICV status builds on work that Digital TV Labs has done for DLNA in developing test streams to be used as part of the latest DLNA […]

Digital TV Labs registered by HbbTV Consortium

Digital TV Labs, which provides independent receiver conformance products and services, has become the first HbbTV test centre to be registered by the HbbTV Consortium. Digital TV Labs is the first lab officially licensed to certify compliance with the HbbTV 1.1.1 test suite for HbbTV-enabled connected TVs and set-top boxes. Digital TV Labs said it […]

Digital TV Labs becomes Dolby Laboratories licensee

Digital TV Labs, which provides independent receiver conformance products and services, has announced that it has become an official licensee of Dolby Laboratories. The licence enables Digital TV Labs to offer CE manufacturers and middleware vendors a new streamlined service for Dolby pre-testing. In addition, manufacturers will have access to a dedicated team of technical […]