Posted on May 22, 2017 in
This Standard describes the video coding constraints on ITU-T Rec. H.265 | International Standard ISO/IEC 23008-2 (“HEVC”) when it is used for video compression in the ATSC 3.0 Digital Television System. Any other video coding technologies in the ATSC 3.0 system are documented in their own ATSC Standard(s). A/300 provides references to the various video […]
Posted on May 11, 2017 in
This document summarizes processes used to test the RF performance of ATSC 3.0 in a laboratory environment. The intention of this document is to describe test processes and test results for manufacturers attempting to verify RF performance of their receiver’s physical layer designs. This document should be used by manufacturers to ensure their lab testing […]
Posted on April 18, 2017 in
This document specifies the communication protocol between an ATSC 3.0 primary device and an ATSC 3.0 companion device. In this context, the primary device is the primary receiver and is used to present the primary content. The companion device communicates with the primary device to present related, supplementary content, or even the same content as […]
Posted on March 17, 2017 in
The normative portions of this document define a standard for announcement of services in an ATSC 3.0 broadcast. The Service Announcement Specifications define the data formats and delivery mechanisms used to announce the content and services being delivered, or scheduled for delivery, in ATSC 3.0. Download current version: A/332:2023-03, “Service Announcement,” and accompanying schema, 28 […]
Posted on March 6, 2017 in
This document standardizes the MPEG-H Audio system for use in the ATSC 3.0 Digital Television System. It describes the characteristics of the MPEG-H Audio system and establishes a set of constraints on MPEG-H Audio for use within ATSC 3.0 broadcast emissions. The ATSC 3.0 audio system provides an enhanced feature set and improves upon the […]
Posted on March 2, 2017 in
This document specifies methods by which receivers may recover content that is available from a broadcaster, but not delivered directly to the receiver through the RF broadcast signal. This method may be useful in the use case when the receiver is connected to a set-top box via an HDMI cable and is only receiving uncompressed […]
Posted on March 2, 2017 in
This document presents the objectives of, and general methodology for, conducting field tests of the ATSC 3.0 over-the-air (OTA) terrestrial digital television (DTV) system. The physical layer of this DTV standard provides a comprehensive and flexible tool-box of configuration options and features for digital broadcast transmission, and allows broadcasters to pursue many different modulation and […]
Posted on February 24, 2017 in
This document standardizes the AC-4 audio system for use in the ATSC 3.0 Digital Television System. It describes the characteristics of the AC-4 audio system and establishes a set of constraints on ETSI TS 103 190-2 for use within ATSC 3.0 broadcast emissions. The ATSC 3.0 audio system provides an enhanced feature set and improves […]
Posted on January 25, 2017 in
This document specifies the common framework for ATSC 3.0 Audio. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the specific audio technologies described in subsequent parts of this Standard. The ATSC 3.0 audio system provides immersive and personalizable sound for television. It is not compatible with the audio system used in ATSC 1.0 service. […]
Posted on January 5, 2017 in
The normative portions of this document define a standard for service usage reporting for ATSC 3.0. Download current version: A/333:2023-03, “Service Usage Reporting”, 28 March 2023. This version of the Standard is normatively referenced in A/300:2023-03. Previous Versions There are multiple versions of this document. Please be sure to download the desired version. For amendments, […]
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