Posted on September 3, 2013 in ATSC News
Reflect Enthusiasm for Next-Generation TV Standard
Ten initial proposals from 19 organizations for the Physical Layer of the new “ATSC 3.0” broadcast television standard were submitted by the Aug. 23 deadline.
The strong response to ATSC’s call for proposals, issued on March 27, underscores the tremendous interest by experts around the world in driving toward the next-generation terrestrial broadcast standard.
With higher capacity to deliver Ultra High-Definition services, robust reception on mobile devices and improved efficiency, the new ATSC 3.0 standard is expected to redefine TV broadcasting for decades to come.
Initial proposals for the ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer were submitted by:
A primary goal of the ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer strategy is to provide TV service to both fixed and mobile devices. Key areas of considerations include efficiency and robust service, increased data rates to support new services, and enabling a smooth transition from existing systems for both broadcasters and consumers. The overall ATSC 3.0 standard must provide improvements in performance, functionality and efficiency that are significant enough to warrant the challenges of a transition to a new system
Next step: detailed proposals are due on Sept. 27.
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