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Collaboration with TV manufacturers is a critical factor for the success of DVB-I, according to Sara Tagliapietra of Mediaset, who presented during a DVB-hosted webinar this week. As the Italian broadcaster’s proof of concept moves into its third phase, a complete end-to-end DVB-I ecosystem has been established, including… Read More
The DVB World conference, usually held annually, returns next month for the first time since 2019 when it took place in Dublin. This year’s event, in Brussels on Wednesday 18 May, will take a radically different approach: it will be run as an unconference. The unconference format, which is… Read More
For the most recent issue of DVB Scene magazine, we asked William Cooper of informitv to explore some questions related to DVB-I service lists: what can they do, for whom, and who should manage them? His research for the article, republished below, included conversations with several stakeholders… Read More
Peter MacAvock (EBU), Chair of the DVB Project Because DVB doesn’t have a “3” after it, you might think it’s not as good as something that does. After all, DVB-T2 can only be a second-generation technology; right? It’s a bit more complicated than that. Although ATSC 3.0 claims to… Read More
You can now download the March 2022 issue of DVB Scene. In the latest issue of DVB Scene magazine, discover how DVB-I eases the transition to truly converged media delivery, learn about the new DVB Native IP Broadcasting specification and find out why there will be a need for… Read More
The DVB Project has added Versatile Video Coding (VVC) to its core specification for the use of video and audio coding in broadcast and broadband applications. DVB is thus the first standards body of its kind to add a next generation video codec to its media delivery toolbox. New video… Read More
The DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of three companies: EI Towers, MAINDATA and Peng Cheng Laboratory. We warmly welcome all three to the DVB family. EI Towers EI Towers S.p.A. is an Italian company operating network infrastructure and integrated services for the broadcast media, mobile telecommunications and… Read More
A whole new world of opportunity has emerged for the broadcast industry with the availability of DVB’s new solution for satellite and terrestrial delivery based natively on IP. The DVB-NIP specification, approved last week by DVB’s Steering Board, bridges the gap between broadband and broadcast networks and paves the… Read More
Three new DVB BlueBooks, all linked to DVB’s suite of internet-centric solutions, have been published following their approval at a recent meeting of the organization’s Technical Module. Two are revisions of existing specifications – DVB-I and DVB-MABR – and the third is a new set of implementation guidelines for… Read More
This week’s DVB webinar on TV over 5G provided a comprehensive overview of the status of the technical standards, the validation of implementation aspects, and ongoing pre-commercial trials. The video is available to view on demand and slides can be downloaded here. The overall message was that most… Read More
The DVB Project and the 5G Media Action Group (5G-MAG) have agreed to work together to help bring the commercial deployment of 5G-based television services closer to reality. Following the signing of a formal liaison between the two organizations, a Joint Task Force (JTF) will move forward quickly… Read More
The first phase of work on a reference Central Service List Registry (CSR) for DVB-I is nearing completion. DVB Members have now been invited to test the release, available on GitHub and also running on a public test server, with a view to ensuring that it fulfils the expected… Read More