Posted on October 7, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release Committee Introduces New Recommended Practice WASHINGTON, October 7, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has announced plans to host a seminar on the topic of audio loudness on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. “The seminar will provide detailed presentations on the ATSC Recommended Practice; ‘Techniques for Establishing andMaintaining […]
Posted on June 12, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release Industry Leaders Welcome the All-Digital Broadcasting Age WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2009 – On June 12, 2009, over a half-century of over-the-air analog television transmission signals in the United States came to an end. NTSC analog television was 68 years old. The first black-and-white standard for broadcast was born in March 1941 […]
Posted on March 17, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release ATSC and Member Companies Demonstrate Mobile Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) will host the Mobile DTV Pavilion, featuring new technologies, products and systems for implementation of the ATSC Mobile DTV Candidate Standard. The Pavilion will be showcased at the world’s largest electronic media show; […]
Posted on March 17, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release ATSC Honors Wayne E. Bretl WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2009 – Wayne E. Bretl of LG Electronics has been honored by the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) as the 2009 recipient of the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made May 14 at the St. Louis Four Seasons […]
Posted on March 11, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee is pleased to announce the country of El Salvador has adopted the ATSC Digital Television Standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting. The decision in El Salvador, adopted April 22, was based on a technical report issued by the Telecommunications Bureau of […]
Posted on January 25, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release “Conversion of ATSC Signals for Distribution to NTSC Viewers” WASHINGTON, D.C., Januaary 26, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) published a new Recommended Practice on January 7, 2009. The “Conversion of ATSC Signals for Distribution to NTSC Viewers” provides guidance to broadcasters and other creators of ATSC high-definition (HD) or […]
Posted on January 20, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release Award Received in Honor of DTV Standardization Work WASHINGTON, D.C., Januaary 21, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), the FCC Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service, the Advanced Television Test Center and the Advanced Television Evaluation Laboratory (CRC) received Emmy Awards for standardization of the ATSC DTV Standard at the […]
Posted on January 7, 2009 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release Event to be held in conjunction with 2009 HPA Technology Retreat WASHINGTON, D.C., January 07, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is organizing a one-half day seminar on audio technology to be held on February 17, 2009. The “ATSC Audio Summit, Ver. 2.0” will be an opportunity for interested members of the media […]
Posted on December 1, 2008 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release ATSC DTV Moves into High Gear with Mobile and Handheld Specifications WASHINGTON, D.C., December 01, 2008 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. (ATSC) has elevated its specification for Mobile Digital Television to Candidate Standard status. The new Mobile DTV Candidate Standard provides the technical capabilities necessary for broadcasters’ to provide new […]
Posted on September 15, 2008 in Press Releases
For Immediate Release Advanced Television Systems Committee Approves New Standard WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2008 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. has approved and published A/72 which details the methodology to utilize Advanced Video Coding (AVC) within an ATSC DTV transmission. AVC which was developed by the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group together with […]
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