The A/76 ATSC Programming Metadata Communication Protocol Standard, defines a method for communicating metadata related to PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol), including duplicate data that needs to be entered in other locations in the transport stream. Communication is based on a protocol utilizing XML message documents generated in accordance with a Programming Metadata Communication Protocol (PMCP) XML Schema defined herein.
The ATSC has developed a certification mark for products that comply with the standard.
Manufacturers may use the mark in accordance with the ATSC’s Certification Mark Policy.
ATSC members: no fee
Non-members of the ATSC: no fee
To apply for the PMCP Certification Mark, click here
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