Past Events

Webinar: Making a case for DVB-MABR (July 2020)

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Webinar

In February 2020, the DVB Steering Board approved a new specification for adaptive bit-rate streaming over multicast, DVB-MABR. The solution enables the efficient mass distribution of linear and non-linear media across multicast-enabled IP networks. With the DVB-MABR specification set to be published as an ETSI standard in due course, the… Read More

Webinar: Introduction to DVB's Targeted Advertising specifications (June 2020)

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Webinar

Both DVB and HbbTV have this year published their complementary technical specifications for targeted advertising. These specifications are now available to anyone within the industry wishing to implement the DVB-TA framework. This opens the door for broadcasters and the advertising industry to create opportunities in a space that… Read More

Videoscape Europe

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Conference

DVB’s chair Peter MacAvock will participate in a “fireside chat” panel session at this special online-only edition of Videoscape Europe. Title: The road to all-streaming, and what post-broadcast looks like Moderator: John Moulding, Editor-in-Chief, Videonet Panellists: Peter MacAvock, Chair, DVB; Jason Thibeault, Executive Director, Streaming Video Alliance; Phil… Read More

Webinar: UHD – commercial success or work in progress? (May 2020)

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Webinar

The webinar was moderated by Ian Nock, who chairs the Interoperability Working Group of the Ultra HD Forum. For the discussion that followed the presentations, the speakers were joined by Virginie Drugeon (Panasonic), Chair of the DVB Technical Module AVC Working Group. Slides Click the presentation title to download the… Read More

Webinar: DASH: from on-demand to large scale live for premium services (March 2020)

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Webinar

Originally planned as a full conference session for DVB World 2020 (which was cancelled in light of the COVID-19 situation), this webinar looks at the latest developments with DASH, covering several aspects: low latency, ad insertion, bandwidth prediction,… Read More

Webinar: Multicast ABR opens the door to a new DVB era (March 2020)

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Webinar

Richard Bradbury answered many questions via the Q&A interface. A transcription of his answers is provided here (with a few of the questions missing, unfortunately). Originally scheduled as a presentation at DVB World 2020 (cancelled owing to… Read More

Webinar: Codecs, standards and UHD formats – where is the industry headed? (March 2020)

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Webinar

Originally planned as a full conference session for DVB World 2020 (which was cancelled in light of the COVID-19 situation), this webinar provided an overview of the technologies and standards that have got UHD to where it is… Read More

Webinar: Building a reference client for DVB-I (April 2020)

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Webinar

The DVB-I specification was published in November 2019. Prior to its publication, DVB issued a Request for Proposals to develop a reference client application for DVB-I, with goal of accelerating deployment of the specification. Selected on the basis of the RfP issued by DVB, Sofia Digital has undertaken the development… Read More

Webinar: Encoding and packaging for DVB-I services (March 2020)

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Webinar

Some of the questions posted during the webinar were answered via the Q&A interface by Paul Higgs and Jon Piesing. You can read the answers here. The DVB-I specification offers an internet-centric solution for linear television services. While DVB-I service lists can reference services delivered via broadband and/or broadcast,… Read More

Webinar: Beam hopping in DVB-S2X (March 2020)

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Webinar

In 2019, the DVB-S2X specification was updated to add support for beam hopping. In multi-beam satellite systems, beam hopping enables efficient and flexible use of satellite resources for applications such as VoIP, cellular backhaul, Internet of Things, maritime and in-flight connectivity and government. This webinar explains how beam hopping fits… Read More

Webinar: DVB-I Service Lists & Programme Information (April 2020)

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Webinar

Q&A – most were dealt with live, but some answers were typed also. The DVB-I specification, published in November 2019, defines DVB-I Service Lists, a means for internet-connected devices to find curated sets of linear television services that may… Read More

Webinar: HDR Dynamic Mapping (February 2020)

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Webinar

During 2019, DVB revised its specification for the use of video and audio coding in broadcast and broadband applications (TS 101 154) to include optional solutions for HDR dynamic mapping. The solutions allow a receiver, such as a TV set, to adapt a High Dynamic Range video signal to… Read More