News Releases

October 15, 2014

Emmy® Goes to ATSC for Controlling Loud Commercials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC Recommended Practice for Digital TV Hailed for Improving Audio, Delighting Viewers WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee’s (ATSC) collaborative effort to address wide variations in TV audio is winning recognition with a Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “We’re extremely proud […]

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May 7, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Honors James A. Kutzner with Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award at 2014 ATSC Broadcast TV Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Broadcast Industry Veteran Made His Mark in Public TV and Industry Collaboration WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced that James A. Kutzner is the 2014 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made today during […]

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March 11, 2014

Broadcast Television Conference Looks to Tomorrow with Special Session on Next-Generation Broadcast Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Registration now open for Advanced Television Systems Committee annual gathering and ‘Boot Camp’ primer on ATSC 3.0 WASHINGTON, D.C – Mar 11, 2014 The evolution of television broadcasting — to include Ultra High-Definition transmission, Internet compatibility, enhanced interactivity, on-demand options, improved audience measurement tools, new audio and video functions, and robust mobility […]

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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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