News Releases

March 5, 2014

LIN Media’s Jenkins named to ATSC Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has named Brett Jenkins of LIN Media to the ATSC Board of Directors. Jenkins has been elected to fill the seat vacated by Jim Kutzner, PBS, upon his retirement. As LIN Media’s Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Jenkins oversees the […]

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January 15, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Invites Watermarking Technologies Proposals for Future Broadcast TV System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automatic Content Recognition technologies needed for future ATSC 3.0 standard WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced a Call for Proposals regarding audio and/or video watermarking technologies for Automatic Content Recognition to help enable interactive applications and other features of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard. […]

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December 3, 2013

ATSC Board Members Elected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Godfrey, Eyer and Taylor Begin Terms in January WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. (ATSC) have elected three industry executives to serve on the ATSC Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning January 2014. Former ATSC Chairman John Godfrey of Samsung, whose earlier board term […]

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December 2, 2013

ATSC Establishes Candidate Standard For Interactive TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Progress on A/105 Underscores Momentum Behind ATSC 2.0 WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 2, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has elevated the A/105 “Interactive Services” system to Candidate Standard. A key element of the emerging ATSC 2.0 standard, A/105 is designed to enable the marriage of Internet-delivered and broadcast content. […]

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November 13, 2013

ATSC Implementation Guide For The Mobile Emergency Alert System Provides Roadmap For TV Broadcasters Launching Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enhanced Service Can Deliver Video, Audio, Graphics, and Text to Mobile EAS-equipped Device WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today published a new “Implementation Guide” as a valuable resource for TV stations preparing to deploy enhanced mobile emergency alert capability The new handbook, developed by the ATSC […]

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August 27, 2013

ATSC Receives 10 Initial Physical Layer Proposals for Next-Generation TV Broadcasting Technologies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC 3.0 Transmission Requirements Include Higher System Capacity, Robust Performance, Improved Efficiency for Future Broadcast TV System WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has received 10 initial proposals from 19 organizations for the Physical Layer of the new “ATSC 3.0” broadcast television standard. With higher capacity to […]

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August 22, 2012

Advanced Televisions Systems Committee And Society Of Broadcast Engineers 2nd Audio Loudness Management Seminars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 22, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) are pleased to announce the second in a series of educational seminar for broadcasters, manufacturers, and others interested in audio loudness management. The 2012 Audio Loudness Management Series continue with the second one-day seminar scheduled […]

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July 10, 2012

Advanced Televisions Systems Committee And Society Of Broadcast Engineers Co-Host Audio Loudness Management Seminars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY 10, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) are pleased to announce an upcoming series of educational seminar for broadcasters, manufacturers, and others interested in audio loudness management. The 2012 Audio Loudness Management Series will kick off with the first […]

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June 12, 2012

ATSC Launches Mobile Emergency Alert Standardization Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enhanced Alerts Add Rich Media Video, Audio, Maps and More To Mobile DTV Signals, Avoiding Cell Phone System Overload WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun to standardize an all-new broadcast emergency alert system as an addition to the ATSC A/153 Mobile Digital TV standard, making […]

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May 29, 2012

ATSC Adopts Standard For Transmission of Non-Real-Time Digital TV Content

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newly-minted ATSC A/103 Standard means new capability for feature-rich receivers, including ‘on demand’ broadcast TV channels, more detailed program information WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced the approval of the ATSC NRT (Non-Real-Time) Content Delivery standard, a backwards-compatible enhancement to digital TV broadcasting that provides […]

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