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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
The keynote address at DVB World 2020 will come from InterDigital’s Alan Carlton, a longtime leader in wireless standards development. He will make the case that, despite the hype, 5G as currently designed will not be sufficient to meet the video-related demands that will be placed on it. DVB World… Read More
Last week’s meeting of the DVB Technical Module approved a significant reorganization of its sub-groups, responsible for the development and maintenance of DVB’s specifications. Five new groups were created and another was renamed to reflect a change of scope. Representatives of DVB Members can follow and contribute to the work… Read More
Sofia Digital has been selected by the DVB Project to develop and validate a reference application for DVB-I. The Finland-based company was chosen on the basis of its response to the Request for Proposals issued by DVB in September 2019. DVB is fostering the development of a reference… Read More
Mr Xun Gu, the Managing Director of China’s StarTimes Group, will be the keynote speaker for DVB World 2020. The conference takes place in Valencia on 9–11 March. StarTimes has established subsidiaries in more than 30 African countries and uses DVB standards to deliver terrestrial and satellite television services… Read More
The DVB Steering Board has approved the membership of Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., which becomes the first new DVB Member of 2020. DVB welcomed ten new Members during 2019. Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. Established in Zhuhai, China in 2019, Zhuhai DingZhi Electronic Technology Co.,… Read More
We are pleased to announce that DVB’s new Head of Technology is Emily Dubs. She will take up the position in the DVB Project Office as of January 2020. Emily comes to DVB with 20 years’ experience in the digital television industry. She has worked with several DVB Members across… Read More