Posted on November 11, 2011 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Participants Agree to Define Future Needs, Seek Unification of Various Standards, and Promote Technology Sharing SHANGHAI, Nov. 11, 2011 – Television broadcasting executives, technologists and engineers gathering this week in China agreed that a global approach to the future of terrestrial TV broadcasting is the ideal method to avoid competing standards, overlap, […]
Posted on November 10, 2011 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, November 10, 2010 – The Board of Directors of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) have named Dr. Richard Chernock to be the next Chairman of the Technology and Standards Group (TSG). Dr. Chernock has been an active participant in ATSC for many years, most recently as Vice Chair of the […]
Posted on November 3, 2011 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mark Eyer, John Taylor, and Brett Jenkins elected to the Board of Directors WASHINGTON, November 03, 2010 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) have elected three individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. Mark Eyer, Sony Corporation; John Taylor, LG Electronics; and Brett Jenkins, ION Media will each serve […]
Posted on October 19, 2011 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comprehensive Planning Team Reports Pave Way for Future Enhancements to Broadcast Television WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has published final reports of two critical industry planning committees that have been investigating likely methods of enhancing broadcast TV with next-generation video compression, transmission and Internet Protocol technologies […]
Posted on September 14, 2011 in Press Releases
In this interview, ATSC President Mark Richer discusses the process for developing next-generation television standards and the inaugural “Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV)” Global Summit, scheduled for November in Shanghai, China.
Posted on September 6, 2011 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Long-Term Project Designed to Develop TV Standards Serving Viewers and Broadcasters for Decades to Come WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 –The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) has formed a new technology group to develop “ATSC 3.0,” a series of voluntary technical standards and recommended practices for the next-generation digital terrestrial television broadcast […]
Posted on August 16, 2011 in Press Releases
International Collaboration Organizes Historic Event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SHANGHAI and WASHINGTON, August 16, 2011 – Leading broadcast television associations, research laboratories and standards development organizations* from around the world have organized a strategic conference focused on the future of terrestrial broadcast television. The Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) Summit will be held to foster global […]
Posted on August 15, 2011 in Press Releases
New Effort to Address Home and Mobile Applications for Three-Dimensional Viewing from Local TV Stations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 –The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) has launched development of a three-dimensional (3D) broadcast TV standard that will provide methods for transmission of 3D-TV content to both fixed and mobile devices, the […]
Posted on July 26, 2011 in Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY 26 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has expanded television loudness management techniques to cover alternative audio systems as specified in the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act. ATSC members voted to approve “Requirements for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness of Commercial Advertising in Digital Television When Using Non-AC-3 […]
Posted on June 15, 2011 in Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. – JUNE 15, 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced plans to conduct an educational seminar for broadcasters, manufacturers and others interested in standards development this fall. Co-hosted by Iowa Public Television, the “ATSC Boot Camp” will take place on Oct. 13, 2011 in Johnston, Iowa. This full-day program will […]
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