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Two recently initiated DVB work items reached important milestones at this week’s Steering Board meeting. The commercial requirements for native IP video delivery over broadcast satellite were approved; and work will proceed on the creation of commercial requirements for the use of DVB-I as a service layer on top of… Read More
A new world of opportunity has opened up for broadcasters and the advertising industry with the recent publication of specifications for DVB Targeted Advertising. A free webinar introducing the DVB-TA specifications will take place on Tuesday 30 June at 14:00 CEST. The combination of two new specifications from… Read More
A key element of DVB’s policy on intellectual property rights is fostering the formation of licensing programmes – or patent pools – covering patents essential to DVB standards. The aim is to deliver greater market certainty on licensing terms and enable earlier market launch of the technologies concerned. Sisvel,… Read More
DVB, in collaboration with the Ultra HD Forum, will host a free webinar on Tuesday 12 May (11:00 CEST) to assess the state of UHD deployments globally. The event marks the recent launch of the Forum’s UHD Service Tracker. The new tool shows that UHD… Read More
We are pleased to announce that the DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd.. The consumer electronics manufacturer has become DVB’s fifth new Member for 2020, joining Google, SpaceBridge, Hisense and Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co. Ltd.. Skyworth Digital… Read More
An open source reference client for DVB-I is now available, with the source code is provided via DVB’s GitHub account. Developed in collaboration with Sofia Digital, the reference client and related materials are released under the open source MIT license and will help to accelerate… Read More
The COVID-19 related cancellation of DVB World 2020 prompted the swift creation of a series of webinars based on the conference programme. The webinar series ran over the past three weeks and attracted more than 550 participants, many of whom attended several. All seven webinars are now available to view… Read More
We are pleased to announce that a series of free webinars drawn from the programme of DVB World 2020 will be offered over the coming weeks. The event, which should have taken place in Valencia this week, was cancelled owing to the COVID-19 situation. Additionally, the dates for DVB World… Read More
You can now download the March 2020 issue of DVB Scene magazine. The focus for Issue 55 is firmly on the future, with articles looking at the likely impact of DVB’s newest specifications (including DVB-TA and DVB-mABR) and the options for enhancing broadcast systems – satellite and terrestrial… Read More
The 94th meeting of DVB’s Steering Board, held earlier this month, approved the publication of three BlueBooks, including two that will ultimately lead to new ETSI standards. DVB BlueBook A178-2 is the signalling specification for DVB Targeted Advertising (DVB-TA). It complements the specification for interfacing and preparation of media,… Read More
ETSI has published TS 103 285 V1.3.1, a new version of DVB’s MPEG-DASH profile for transport of ISO BMFF based DVB services over IP based networks. The main changes are the inclusion of a low latency mode and HDR dynamic mapping. DVB-DASH builds on MPEG DASH, which was the first… Read More