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Having recently presented the results of its DVB-I proof of concept (PoC), a set of technical tests and developments that started in 2020, Mediaset is now ready to proceed with a market trial in the field, expected to start in 2023. This article, by Marco Pellegrinato, sets out the motivation behind Mediaset's DVB-I activities and the objectives of the market trial. Read More
Stakeholders from the media industry, including broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research companies have today announced the start of the “German DVB-I Pilot”. The project, with 19 organizations involved, aims to develop a common understanding of the capabilities of DVB-I and of a standardized future scenario to… Read More
You can now download the latest issue of DVB Scene, with articles on the kick-off of DVB-I trials in Germany and Italy, the business opportunities opened up by DVB Native IP, the addition of AVS3 to the DVB video coding toolbox, and the promise of object-based media. There’s… Read More
DVB’s overarching objective remains to provide solutions for the media delivery industry to capitalize on new technologies and market opportunities. These solutions take the form of technical specifications that address diverse market needs while collectively offering pathways to a new media delivery paradigm based on open standards. So, what does this new paradigm look like and how do these specifications all fit together? Read More
The DVB Project Office is working with several DVB Members to prepare exciting technology demonstrations for the upcoming IBC2022 tradeshow. The three-year break caused by the COVID pandemic means there are many new things to show and discuss, with two principal solutions in the spotlight: DVB-I and DVB-NIP. Read More
The DVB Steering Board has approved the launch of three new study missions that may lead to new standardization activities. The organization’s Commercial Module will oversee preliminary studies on object-based media, energy-aware service delivery and consumption, and low-latency interactive services. The 102nd meeting of the Steering Board took… Read More
The DVB Project has added the AVS3 codec to its core specification for the use of video and audio coding in broadcast and broadband applications. This follows the addition of VVC earlier this year and marks the first time DVB has added a codec from the Audio and… Read More
Peter MacAvock, chair of the DVB Project, represented the organization at last week’s Fraunhofer FOKUS Media Web Symposium in Berlin. He presented the latest developments from DVB, with a focus on DVB-I, complementing on-site demonstrations that showcased German public broadcaster ARD’s service list on the Fraunhofer FOKUS DVB-I client. Read More
Emily Dubs, DVB’s Head of Technology, shared the podium with ATSC President Madeleine Noland in Bilbao this week at the IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting. Both were keynote speakers for the event and their presentations were followed by a wide-ranging discussion on opportunities… Read More
Alberto Morello, former director of the renowned research centre of the Italian broadcaster Rai, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the DVB Project. The presentation was made during last week’s DVB World 2022 event in Brussels. Congratulating Dr Morello, DVB Chair Peter MacAvock described him as the “father of… Read More
Around 120 participants gathered in Brussels this week for DVB World, returning for the first time since 2019. In a radical change to past editions, this year’s event was run as an unconference. While it was the first unconference experience for the vast majority of the attendees and there… Read More
Five organizations that develop and promote open standards for media distribution came together this week for an online workshop aiming to kickstart deeper collaboration. The OSMART workshop – standing for Open-Source Media Application Reference Tools – was organized by the DVB Project and 5G-MAG in cooperation with the… Read More