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, […]
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 […]
Posted on May 4, 2020 in ATSC News
While the COVID-19 crisis has certainly impacted virtually every corner of our world, work continues on deployment plans for ATSC 3.0 – even if it is slowed somewhat by the handicapped supply chain, availability of teams to manage station upgrades or other previously unforeseen factors. And as a significant milestone, the first ATSC 3.0 consumer […]
Posted on May 4, 2020 in ATSC News
For 30-plus years, Phil Whitebloom worked on the sales and marketing side of business, never once having been involved in “standards” activities. Watching ATSC in action while attending plug fests and other technical meetings and seminars over the years, though, something changed. “I became very impressed by the people in ATSC—their dedication, their hard work, […]
Posted on May 1, 2020 in ATSC News
Reprinted with permission from TVTechnology By: James E. O’Neal Now that the fast-tracked repacking of U.S. TV spectrum is nearing completion, broadcasters have a little more time to focus on moving to the world’s newest and most versatile transmission platform. This recently developed standard, ATSC 3.0—now officially branded “NEXTGEN TV”—and the high-quality content and “Swiss […]
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