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DVB Scene 61: Native IP in India, DVB-S2X in Sri Lanka, and more

The new issue of DVB Scene magazine is now available for download. The striking photograph on the cover of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka marks the launch in the island nation of Asia’s first satellite television service based on DVB-S2X. Issue 61 also features a photo story on the… Read More

DVB publishes updated Multicast ABR specification and guidelines

The DVB Steering Board, at its recent meeting in Geneva, approved the publication of two DVB BlueBooks related to adaptive streaming over IP multicast. BlueBook A176r3 is an update of the DVB-MABR specification itself, while BlueBook A181r1 is an update of the implementation guidelines for the specification. Read More

FTA Communication Technologies joins the DVB Project

At its meeting in Geneva last week, the DVB Steering Board approved the membership of FTA Communication Technologies. We welcome them to the DVB Project. FTA Communication Technologies Known for its Inverto branded products, FTA Communication Technologies is a leading supplier of outdoor equipment and content delivery solutions… Read More

DVB-I, Native IP and next generation video codecs on the agenda for ABU DBS workshop

DVB has hosted workshops as part of the ABU’s Digital Broadcasting Symposium* for many years, providing a valuable opportunity to connect with stakeholders in the region, and especially in Southeast Asia. Following a pandemic-enforced break since 2019, we are returning to Kuala Lumpur this year to present a workshop… Read More

DVB seeks wide industry input on object-based media

The DVB Study Mission on Object-Based Media (OBM) has issued a survey to better understand which use cases are most relevant for the media industry. All industry stakeholders are invited to view and respond to the survey here: surveymonkey.com/r/dvb-obm OBM refers to the delivery of multiple elements –… Read More

DVB brings live Native IP broadcasting demo to BES India 2023

The DVB Project, with support from several of its Members, will present a live demonstration of Native IP broadcasting at next week’s BES India 2023 exhibition in New Delhi. Visitors to the DVB booth (#60) will see a live terrestrial feed received on a DVB Native IP gateway,… Read More

DVB test content for VVC and AVS3 codecs now available

The DVB Project has published test content for the two codecs most recently added to its core specification for the use of video and audio coding in broadcast and broadband applications. A selection of bitstreams for both VVC and AVS3 can now be downloaded from the Verification &… Read More

DVB survey seeks inputs for energy-related Study Mission

The DVB Study Mission on energy-aware service delivery and consumption, which kicked off its work late in 2022, is reviewing and analysing energy-related aspects of DVB systems. The group has released a survey to gather inputs from the wider industry. The survey is open until the end of… Read More

Highlighting DVB Native IP at ABU technology gathering in India

DVB’s Head of Technology, Emily Dubs, was honoured with an invitation to address the Technical Committee of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union at its annual gathering last weekend. Her presentation on DVB’s new solution for native IP broadcasting (DVB-NIP) generated considerable interest among attendees. The technical meeting took place… Read More

DVB World will return to Brussels for another unconference

DVB World 2023 will return to the Maison de la Poste in Brussels on Thursday 22 June*** and will again be run as an unconference. The format, which sees participants co-creating the agenda together at the event itself, generated overwhelmingly positive feedback when DVB World embraced it last… Read More

New forum to support DVB-I implementers

The DVB Project has launched the DVB-I Forum, an online community open to anybody involved with or interested in DVB-I implementation. Using a Discord server, the idea is to create a space for asking questions, sharing best practices and providing feedback on the specifications. With the kick-off of… Read More

DVB World 2022 – what happened next?

A webinar on Thursday 3 November at 14:00 CET will run through the sessions hosted last May during the DVB World 2022 unconference and ask what happened next in each case. The date and venue for DVB World 2023 will also be announced. Click here to register for… Read More