News Releases

May 7, 2015

ATSC Marks Milestone for Next-Generation Broadcast Television As First Ingredient of ATSC 3.0 Enters Candidate Standard Phase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC 3.0 Candidate Standard Process Officially Under Way WASHINGTON, May 7, 2015 – The first ingredient in the Physical Layer transmission standard for next-generation TV broadcasts is now an ATSC “Candidate Standard,” marking an important milestone in the process to develop the ATSC 3.0 standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee announced today. […]

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April 2, 2015

ATSC 3.0 Going International With 2015 NAB Show Demonstrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over 50 ATSC Members Also Planning NAB Show Exhibits  LAS VEGAS, April 2, 2015 – Demonstrations of key elements of the emerging ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard will be on display at this month’s NAB Show, with a variety of exhibitors from all over the world planning to show how ATSC 3.0 […]

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March 30, 2015

Advanced Television Systems Committee Brings Television Champions Together for View of Medium’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Association Chiefs from Broadcasting, Cable and Consumer Electronics ‘Tune In to the Future’ at 2015 ATSC Broadcast TV Conference WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is uniting three experts on the TV industry on one “Super Panel” that will tackle the future of television, as the industry adapts […]

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March 10, 2015

Advanced Television Systems Committee Begins Review of ATSC 3.0 Audio System Proposals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Proponents Submit Detailed Technical Descriptions for Next-Gen Television Audio Systems WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun its technical review of three detailed proposals for a comprehensive audio system that will bring a more immersive audio experience for living room and mobile viewers with the ATSC […]

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February 19, 2015

ATSC Forms Implementation Team For ATSC 3.0 Advanced Emergency Alerting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2015 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has formed a new “Implementation Team” for advanced emergency alerting as a key element of the emerging next-generation ATSC 3.0 television broadcasting standard. “Advanced emergency alerting promises to create new significant value for viewers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasters and the public […]

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December 5, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Invites Audio System Proposals for ATSC 3.0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Next Generation of Television to Offer Expanded Audio Functionality for Wide Variety of Devices WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2014 – As part of the move to a next-generation TV standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today issued a Call for Proposals for a comprehensive audio system for the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard, […]

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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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