The Technical Module provides technical expertise and is open to the
technical experts of all Members. It also provides a forum for the
co-ordination of R&D activities.
The Technical Module works according to requirements set down by the
Commercial Module. It delivers specifications for one or more Standards
via the Steering Board to the recognised standards setting entities,
notably the EBU/ETSI/CENELEC Joint Technical Committee.
It provides a conduit to other relevant standardisation activities
including MPEG for the purpose of meeting the objectives of the DVB
While DVB is a†commercially driven organisation, it is clear that
the TM is the "engine room" of the project. With regular attendances in
excess of 70 participants, DVB members associate a very high priority
to the TM and its work.