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Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

Completion of the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard is rapidly approaching and this webcast details everything broadcasters need to know about this exciting new technology. WATCH NOW ATSC 3.0 brings together Internet and over-the-air signals with a common IP backbone, allowing for improved emergency alerting, enhanced closed captioning, transmission of video-on-demand content, delivery [...]

By |June 27, 2017|Television, Webcasts|Comments Off on Applications for ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation Television Standard

Numerous Firsts for Next Generation TV at the 2016 NAB Show

At the 2016 NAB Show, the development of Next Generation Television (also known as the ATSC 3.0 Standard) hit some historic milestones, thanks to the efforts of ATSC, NAB and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). One focal point of activity was NAB PILOT’s Futures Park, which included the “ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Pavilion,” a set of [...]

By |May 5, 2016|Blog, Television|Comments Off on Numerous Firsts for Next Generation TV at the 2016 NAB Show

Today at NAB Show: A New Partnership, Darth Vader and the Blue Banana

Frankly and Shareablee Announce Partnership There was some exciting news today from PILOT charter members Shareablee and Frankly Media, who announced that they have formed a new partnership. Steve Chung, Frankly CEO, said that this partnership would enable them to integrate Shareablee's "industry leading data" into Frankly's CMS and give broadcast clients a "one-stop, turnkey [...]

By |April 19, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Today at NAB Show: A New Partnership, Darth Vader and the Blue Banana

Today at NAB Show

Ang Lee Ang Lee discussed his vision for cinema and the creative opportunities for the future of film making as a part of The Future of Cinema Conference. "When you shoot, you're just doing grocery shopping. It's in the editing room you do the real cooking." The award winning director of Life of Pi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Broke Back Mountain also [...]

By |April 16, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Today at NAB Show

NAB’s Tech Crew Takes On CES

The NAB Labs team was out in full force at this years CES to find the latest innovations applicable to the future of broadcasting. The following highlights some of the standout technology from the show. LG’s demo used the KHMP facility on Channel 18 while Samsung, working with ONE Media, Pearl TV, Sinclair [...]

By |January 14, 2016|Blog, Radio, Television|0 Comments

HDR and Immersive Audio Dominate SMPTE Conference

HDR and Immersive Audio Dominate SMPTE Conference The 2015 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) drew record crowds to the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA, 26-29 October 2015. A packed agenda of presentations from the industry’s leading experts was dominated by Ultra HD topics, [...]

By |November 4, 2015|Blog, Television|0 Comments

New Video Compression Scheme Challenges HEVC

New Video Compression Scheme Challenges HEVC In the past few years, the ISO/MPEG High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC, also known as MPEG-H Part 2 or ITU-R H.265) has established itself as the de facto next-generation video compression standard in virtually all television standards development organizations (SDOs) around the world, including ATSC in the US.  Recently, [...]

By |September 8, 2015|Blog, Television|0 Comments

First HDR/WCG Television Ecosystem Established

First HDR/WCG Television Ecosystem Established At the 2015 NAB Show, Dolby Laboratories announced that it had established the first video high dynamic range and wide color gamut television ecosystem, combining content creators with a content distributor and TV display manufacturer, all deployed around its proprietary video format called Dolby Vision. The Ultra High-Definition (UHD) video space [...]