DVB-I verification & validation

The tools below are provided to assist DVB-I implementers.

If you are aware of resources that could be usefully referenced on this page, please contact Emily Dubs (dubs@dvb.org).

DVB-I reference application

In September 2019, DVB issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) for the development and validation of a reference application for DVB-I Service Discovery and Programme Metadata. Sofia Digital was selected to undertake the development and the first client release was made available in April 2020.


Other tools and initiatives

Experimental DVB-I service list for German FTA services

The New Technology and Standards unit at SES maintains an experimental DVB-I service list for Germany’s free-to-air services distributed from ASTRA 19.2 degrees east position. The intent is to aid the use of services lists by developers and end devices and to encourage interoperability. It is planned to enrich the service list progressively with additional features.

For more information contact: dvb-i@ses.com

Experimental DVB-I Service List Registry (CSR)

An express/node.js implementation of a Service List Registry as defined in clause 5.1.3.2 of the A177 specification.

Source code available at https://github.com/paulhiggs/dvb-csr/

For more information contact: paul_higgs@hotmail.com

Experimental DVB-I Service List Validator

An express/node.js validation tool for DVB-I service lists, which can either be signalled by URL or uploaded for schema and value space verification against the A177 specification.

Source code available at https://github.com/paulhiggs/dvb-sl-check

For more information contact: paul_higgs@hotmail.com

Experimental DVB-I Content Guide Validator

An express/node.js validation tool DVB-I content guide server responses, which can either be signalled by URL or uploaded for schema and value space verification against the A177 specification.

Source code available at https://github.com/paulhiggs/dvb-cg-check

For more information contact: paul_higgs@hotmail.com


Relevant specifications