Posted on June 1, 2012 in ATSC News
A/103:2012, “Non-Real-Time Content Delivery”
The membership ballot on this document closed May 9. The ballot was approved, with comments from one member. Final preparations of the new ATSC standard, to be known as A/103, are underway, including resolution of the editorial comments. Publication is expected shortly.
A/52:2012, “Digital Audio Compression Standard”
The revision of A/52, “Digital Audio Compression (AC-3, E-AC-3)” has been published on the ATSC web site. The Membership ballot was approved on March 23.
A/153 Part 7 Proposed Amendment
This amendment to A/153 Part 7, “AVC and SVC Video System Characteristics,” was approved by TG1 on March 8, with comments. The purpose of the amendment is to add additional video coding options to Part 7. A comment resolution task force assigned to address the comments has completed it work. The proposed changes are editorial in nature. Issuance of the membership ballot is pending.
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