News Releases

May 11, 2016

ATSC Honors Madeleine Noland with 2016 Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award

‘Natural Leader with Remarkable Management Skills’ Recognized for Steering Development of Key ATSC 3.0 Features                          WASHINGTON, May 11, 2016 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) named Madeleine Noland as the 2016 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner […]

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April 26, 2016

ATSC 2016 Broadcast Television Conference To Detail Station Rollout And ‘Countdown To Launch’ Of New Flexible, Adaptable Next-Generation TV Standard

May 10-11 Events Bring Together Technical Experts, Station Management, Policy Experts and Government Officials WASHINGTON, April 26, 2016 –Heralding the “Countdown to Launch” of the ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcast standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) will bring together hundreds of engineers, broadcasters, and policymakers when the annual ATSC Broadcast Television Conference convenes in the […]

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April 7, 2016


Live ATSC 3.0 Transmissions, Consumer-Friendly Features of New Standard Highlighted in Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall Exhibits WASHINGTON, April 7, 2016 – Viewers, broadcasters and manufacturers all will benefit from ATSC 3.0, the new television standard developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) . The ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience and the Broadcast Pavilion […]

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March 16, 2016

Next-Generation Television Broadcasting to Take Center Stage at 2016 NAB Show

Courtesy of the NAB — ATSC 3.0 Programming to Originate From South Hall, for Reception at Event’s Consumer Experience Showcase — WASHINGTON, D.C. — Next-generation broadcast television moves a step closer to reality at the upcoming 2016 NAB Show, when live transmissions originating from the show floor reach prototype receivers designed to demonstrate the myriad […]

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January 25, 2016

Friedel Elected ATSC Board Chairman

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2016 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) Board of Directors has elected industry veteran Richard Friedel of FOX Networks as ATSC Board Chairman for 2016. Friedel is the Executive Vice President and General Manager for FOX Networks Engineering & Operations. He oversees long-term technology strategy and day-to-day operations for the Fox […]

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January 8, 2016

Live ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts, Immersive Audio Demonstrations Showcase Versatility Of Next-Generation Television At CES 2016

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2016 – The first public demonstrations of 4K Ultra High-Definition over-the-air broadcasts with High Dynamic Range (HDR) using the ATSC 3.0 Candidate Standard are wowing attendees at CES 2016, while proponents of next-generation audio systems also are showcasing their ATSC 3.0-related capabilities at the annual consumer technology event.  Receivers based on […]

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December 29, 2015


New Directors Homer and Schelle Begin Terms in January; Jenkins, Friedel and Reitmeier Re-elected WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2015 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) have elected five industry executives to serve on the ATSC Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning January 2016. New to the board are Christopher Homer, Vice […]

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December 7, 2015

10 More Next-Generation Broadcasting Standards Moving to ATSC 3.0 ‘Candidate Standard’ Status

Four New Candidate Standards Approved; ATSC’s Technology Group Voting on Six Others WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015 – Wrapping up a milestone year for next-generation televi-sion broadcasting, 10 more standards in the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards – including video encoding, Internet Protocol transport, electronic service guides and closed captioning – are moving toward “Candidate Standard” […]

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September 29, 2015


More than Dozen Key Building Blocks Comprise Next-Generation Broadcast TV Transmission System WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee announced today that the “Physical Layer” transmission system for ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcasting has been elevated to “Candidate Standard” status. The ATSC TG3 Technology Group approved the ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer Candidate […]

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May 14, 2015

ATSC Honors Luke Fay with Highest Technical Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2015 Lechner Award Recognizes Leadership in ATSC 3.0 WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today honored Luke Fay as the 2015 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made during the ATSC Broadcast Television Conference, “Tune In to […]

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