Posted on April 26, 2023 in
This document describes the interactive content environment provided by an ATSC 3.0 receiver. This environment is comprised of a standard W3C User Agent with known characteristics, a WebSocket interface for obtaining information from the receiver and controlling various receiver functionality, and an HTTP interface for accessing files delivered over broadcast. This document also specifies the […]
Posted on January 24, 2023 in
Much has been said of the current threats to broadcasting. There is pressure on RF spectrum worldwide and the amount of spectrum allocated to broadcast has been reduced in many countries. As well, data networks capable of delivering video and video-related services are deployed widely. However, broadcasting has many strengths, some of which are unique. […]
Posted on April 13, 2022 in
This document describes an Emissions Testing Process for ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts. The testing program includes two parts. First, there is a test checklist to ensure that the emission is functional, and second this document describes a methodology for quickly responding to interoperability issues with receivers. The emissions checklist is intended as a tool to assist […]
Posted on May 20, 2021 in
This report explores several uses cases of relevance to the automotive industry. It further addresses questions about implementation, serving as a FAQ resource for the broadcast and automotive industries. Download PDF File
Posted on February 4, 2021 in
This document provides recommended practices for adding haptics functionality to ATSC 3.0 broadcast (and broadband) content when viewed on mobile devices with built-in haptic actuators, such as smartphones and tablets. Download current version: A/380:2023-03, “Haptics for ATSC 3.0”, 28 March 2023. Previous Versions There are multiple versions of this document. Please be sure to download […]
Posted on October 22, 2020 in
This document provides a tutorial on the MPD and IMSC1 timelines, as well as recommendations on an initial “launch” constraint set. The purpose of the recommendations in this document is to provide interoperability of the ATSC 3.0 IMSC1 Component. Broadcasters and others have noticed inconsistencies with early IMSC1 encoding and decoding implementations. This is a […]
Posted on July 15, 2020 in
This document specifies information describing the availability of broadcast services over time within a broadcast region. Broadcast receivers may use this information to help construct a list of services that may be available to them. Additionally, the information provides a schedule that allows receivers to maintain an up-to-date service list. This document describes how the […]
Posted on June 2, 2020 in
Following is a summary of the planning team’s update report presented to the ATSC Board of Directors by PT5 Chairman Dr. Jong Kim (Senior Vice President, LG Electronics, and President, Zenith R&D Lab). Download PDF File
Posted on March 23, 2020 in
ATSC’s Planning Team 2 (PT-2) was charged with exploring options for a next generation broadcast television (NGBT) system – called “ATSC 3.0” – including candidate technologies, potential services and likely timeframes, and without requirement for backward compatibility to current ATSC systems. Download PDF File
Posted on March 23, 2020 in
ATSC’s Planning Team 3 (PT-3) was charged with exploring options and making recommendations for broadcasters’ use of Internet-connected ATSC receivers. To date, PT-3 has examined all known bodies and proposals identified worldwide that are appropriate to its remit. Results of those examinations are detailed in this document, PT-3’s Final Report. Early in its work, PT-3 […]
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