Posted on June 1, 2020 in ATSC News
Career Path Most people in the industry would consider it a major achievement to be involved in the creation of television standards once. Glenn Reitmeier, now in an industry consulting role, , has been involved not once, but twice. Reitmeier’s career started when he joined RCA Sarnoff Labs in 1977 and spent the next 25 […]
Posted on May 29, 2020 in ATSC News
From the opening session of the virtual Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference originally planned for the Las Vegas NAB Show, to sessions about targeted advertising, antenna design, emergency alerting, consumer receivers, distribution links, and new revenue opportunities created with NEXTGEN TV, some 20 different papers, sessions, and panel discussions from the NAB SHOW EXPRESS are […]
Posted on May 26, 2020 in ATSC News
Update from 50-plus ATSC members shows momentum, demonstrates strong interest in new service WASHINGTON, May 26, 2020 – Just as four broadcasters launch NEXTGEN TV service in the Las Vegas market, the Advanced Television Systems Committee is showcasing more than 80 NEXTGEN TV product and technology highlights in a new “Spring 2020 Progress Report” on its […]
Posted on May 21, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted from TV Technology By Michael Balderston Commission to vote in June on using ATSC 3.0 for new service WASHINGTON—FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has revealed a plan to loosen media ownership rules to allow broadcasters to provide “Broadcast Internet” services via ATSC 3.0 (aka “NextGen TV”). The new standard, currently being deployed nationwide by broadcasters, combines […]
Posted on May 20, 2020 in ATSC News
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee today awarded its highest technical honor, the 2020 Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award, to Dr. Jae-Young Lee of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute. ATSC also presented the Mark Richer Industry Leadership Medal to the key partners of the Phoenix Model Market program, the […]
Posted on May 18, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted from The Hollywood Reporter Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a panel of broadcast stakeholders reported that they are proceeding to implement the U.S.’ voluntary “Next Gen TV” broadcast transmission system, while identifying what could be potential opportunities for local broadcasters to use the new services to support their communities during the crisis. The remote panel […]
Posted on May 15, 2020 in ATSC News
From SBE, an education update from Fred Engel, CPBE Chief Technology Officer at UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina.
Posted on May 12, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted from TV Technology SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Closure of the nation’s schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic has focused attention on the gap in access to broadband internet service between those with means and those without, those in cities and suburbs and those in rural America. With classrooms closed, school districts have turned to online meeting […]
Posted on May 11, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted from The Fast Mode Synamedia on Thursday announced a new media edge gateway and multiple solutions to support ATSC 3.0, the next-gen, IP-based broadcast signaling standard that will support 4K video encoding. These include Synamedia’s Media Edge Gateway, ATSC 3.0 receiver and Channel in the Cloud Solution. Read More >
Posted on May 6, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted from TV Technology By: Tom Butts LAS VEGAS—Sinclair says KVCW, the company’s CW affiliate in Las Vegas, will begin broadcasting in ATSC 3.0 on May 26, marking the company’s first commercial deployment of the NextGen TV standard. KVCW was originally scheduled to launch 3.0 broadcasts just prior to the NAB Show in April, but […]
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