Posted on October 2, 2017 in ATSC News
A primarily European audience at the IBC Show in Amsterdam had a chance to see some of the world-leading capabilities of ATSC 3.0 Next Gen TV during the annual broadcast business event last month.
“ATSC 3.0 was often cited during conference discussions. Its advanced capabilities to deliver 1080p and UHD resolutions, HDR (high dynamic range) formats and even HFR (higher frame rates) represent a tremendous advance that will carry broadcasting into the next generation of advanced video formats,” according to ATSC Board member Glenn Reitmeier of NBC Universal.
He reports that ATSC 3.0 was well presented in conference sessions that featured, among others, Guy Bouchard (BTG Canada) presenting “ATSC 3.0 physical layer in Layman’s language,” Yiyan Wu (Communications Research Centre Canada) “Mitigation of strong co-channel interference in ATSC 3.0,” and Reza Soleymani (Concordia University) presenting “ATSC 3.0 interference control.”
At IBC, the Korea pavilion featured preparations for the PyeongChang Olympics and related ATSC 3.0 broadcasts. Korea’s roadmap for ATSC 3.0 services continues to be refined. Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) showed their ATSC “tuner stick” development as a prominent aspect of the pavilion.
“While ATSC 3.0 itself might not have been extensively featured on the exhibit floor, there were plenty of demonstrations of its underlying technologies and the new advanced video capabilities that ATSC 3.0 can provide,” noted Reitmeier, who highlighted a number of developments relevant to ATSC 3.0 generally and to the A/341 Video Standard specifically:
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