9th HbbTV Symposium and Awards

Paris, France

Scheduled to take place as a physical event, this year’s HbbTV Symposium will include a packed programme of keynotes, panel presentations and roundtable discussions, running over two full days. The sessions will cover a wide range of topics, both business and technical. The speakers include high-level executives and industry experts from across the HbbTV community and the wider TV market.

DVB at the HbbTV Symposium

The full programme is available on the event website. Here are some DVB-related highlights:

  • Joe Winograd, Verance: “Targeted Adverising using Watermarking” (24 November, afternoon)
  • Erik Gazzoni, SmarDTV: “How to provide a perfect Hybrid User Experience by Using CIPLus 2.0 and HbbTV OpApp (25 November, morning)
  • Michael Schäfer, Tara Systems: “HbbTV Application Signalling for OTT Services: Two Examples with DVB-I and ADB” (25 November, morning)
  • Peter MacAvock, DVB: “HbbTV and DVB working together to develop an IP-based future” (25 November, afternoon); this talk is part of the panel and roundtable titled “Is standardization still an added value to the future of broadcasting?
  • Emily Dubs, DVB will participate in a panel discussion on ATSC 3.0 and HbbTV (25 November, afternoon)

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