More ATSC 3.0 Standards Progress!

ATSC-Dec-2015-3_0A/342 AUDIO CANDIDATE STANDARD

The much-anticipated A/342 audio standard for ATSC 3.0 is now officially a Candidate Standard.  Members of the TG3 Technology Group voted May 2 to elevate both the AC-4 and MPEG-H AA audio systems to Candidate Standard status. 

A/322 PHYSICAL LAYER PROPOSED STANDARD

TG3 members are in the process of voting to elevate the A/322 Physical Layer Candidate Standard to Proposed Standard. The ballot closes on May 6. The next step is for the full ATSC membership to approve A/322 as a Final ATSC 3.0 Standard.

A/321 ‘BOOTSTRAP’ FINAL STANDARD

The A/321 System Discovery and Signaling standard, which is the so-called “Bootstrap” part of the Physical Layer, was approved by ATSC membership as a Final ATSC 3.0 Standard on March 23