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The 96th meeting of the DVB Steering Board (SB) took place this week. Among the key decisions were the approval of the Commercial Requirements for the second phase of work on DVB-MABR and the endorsement of the arrangements for a new technical working group on Native IP. Multicast ABR Phase… Read More
At yesterday’s 2020 General Assembly, Graham Mills was made an Honorary Fellow of the DVB Project. While such presentations are usually made in person, in this case he joined the entirely online meeting from his home in the UK. Introducing him, DVB chair Peter MacAvock noted Graham’s long association… Read More
ETSI has this week published two of DVB’s new landmark specifications as formal standards. TS 103 770 specifies Service Discovery and Programme Metadata for DVB-I Services and TS 103 769 is for Adaptive media streaming over IP multicast. Both DVB-I and DVB-MABR will feature strongly during the… Read More
DVB’s vision for the future of media delivery sees broadband and broadcast networks being used intelligently to ensure audiences are efficiently served with high quality content. The emergence of DVB-I is accelerating the shift to an internet-centric model, but broadcast platforms also continue to evolve, taking advantage of new codecs… Read More
The reference application for DVB-I developed by Sofia Digital has won the 2020 CSI award for Best Network Delivery Technology. The open-source application was commissioned by the DVB Project as a means of accelerating deployment of the new DVB-I specification. The awards are organized by CSI Magazine, one of… Read More
DVB’s Head of Technology will chair the International Keynote Panel at next month’s DTG Summit 2020. Emily Dubs will lead a group of global industry experts in debating how television will evolve as IP-based delivery becomes increasingly dominant. The event, titled Future Vision, is on Wednesday 7 October. You can… Read More
The European Broadcasting Union, the world’s leading alliance of public broadcasters, has launched a new working group focused on the implementation of HbbTV and DVB-I. The aim is to define and exchange best practices around these two complementary solutions. The group has already held a first gathering that was attended… Read More
DVB’s working groups on audio and video coding (AVC) this week hosted a one-day workshop focused on new video codecs. The workshop, for DVB Members only but with several guest speakers, attracted more than 140 participants. Proponents of five video different video coding solutions were invited to provide information during… Read More
You can now download the September 2020 issue of DVB Scene magazine. DVB’s new generation of internet-centric solutions for media delivery dominate the latest issue of DVB Scene. There is a report on the first DVB-I pilot service, an overview of the recently approved Commercial Requirements for a Native IP… Read More
Usually at this time of year, we would be putting the final touches to one or more demonstrations for our booth at IBC in Amsterdam. It is our key annual landmark to showcase progress with DVB specifications. This year we plan to do that at a new virtual event, planned… Read More
The Steering Board of the DVB Project has approved the membership of V-Nova. About V-Nova Based in London, V-Nova is dedicated to improving data compression through its portfolio of innovative technologies based on the use of AI and parallel processing for data, video, imaging, point cloud… Read More
The traditional social gathering on the DVB booth at IBC has always been a popular rendezvous for those who work on and with DVB specifications. This year, on what would have been the opening day of the Amsterdam event, DVB DRINKS will go ahead at the usual time, but online. Read More