ATSC 3.0

Next Gen TV

The NAB Show in April of this year featured Next Gen TV in numerous ways, including a showcase on the main concourse, a pavilion in North Hall, a live broadcast from Black Mountain, and of course our demonstrations of the prototype PILOT home gateway. The amazing collection of technologies that are embedded in the new [...]

By |September 12, 2017|Videos, Blog, Television|Comments Off on Next Gen TV

Matheny Explains The Possibilities of Next Gen TV

On June 29, NAB CTO Sam Matheny sat down for a conversation with Colin Dixon, founder and chief analyst of nScreenMedia at the TV of Tomorrow (TVOT) conference in San Francisco, Calif., to discuss the next-generation television standard, ATSC 3.0. You can listen to the audio of their entire discussion above and read more about [...]

By |July 18, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on Matheny Explains The Possibilities of Next Gen TV

What’s going on in Korea with UHD Broadcasting?

UHD does not mean User Help Desk. Ultra High Definition (UHD) television in Korea is characterized as images with 3840 horizontal pixels by 2160 vertical pixels (4 times the pixel count of HDTV) and supporting immersive audio. Korea is leading the world with the launch last month of the first UHD terrestrial broadcast service. Here’s [...]

By |June 22, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on What’s going on in Korea with UHD Broadcasting?

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

Sam Matheny Testifies on the Future of Emergency Alerting

On May 17, NAB CTO Sam Matheny testified before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on the Future of Emergency Alerting. He described how the Next Gen TV standard ATSC 3.0 can enable advanced emergency alerting capabilities when disaster strikes. NAB CTO Sam Matheny testifying before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. In his [...]

By |May 25, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Sam Matheny Testifies on the Future of Emergency Alerting

We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

Next Generation Television is coming to a screen near you, but before it does, it will launch in South Korea. In actuality, it already has, and that fact was celebrated at the Global UHD Conference in Seoul, Korea on March 27-28. We at NAB were delighted to be there and to co-host the event along [...]

By |April 7, 2017|Blog, Television|Comments Off on We Celebrate the launch of Next Gen TV at the Global UHD Conference

2016 ATSC Broadcast Television Conference: Countdown to Launch

The Advanced Television Systems Committee celebrates 33 years at our 2016 Broadcast Television Conference, May 10th and 11th at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. “ATSC 3.0: Planning Your Rollout” sessions on Tuesday May 10 will provide an overview of the ATSC 3.0 standard architecture, highlighting various layers of the standard (including [...]

By |May 5, 2016|Blog, Television|Comments Off on 2016 ATSC Broadcast Television Conference: Countdown to Launch

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: Bob Woodruff, ATSC 3.0, Futures Park and David Layer Award

It's been another huge day at the NAB Show with the official show opening, the Futures Park opening and all things ATSC 3.0. ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience The day kicked off with Mark Richer, Sam Matheny and Brian Markwalter cutting the ribbon at the ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience. "Quite simply, it’s a platform for the future [...]

By |April 19, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Today at NAB Show: Bob Woodruff, ATSC 3.0, Futures Park and David Layer Award

Desire to Get Free Content Opens up New Opportunity for ATSC 3.0

Nielsen recently published a report entitled Video on Demand: How Worldwide Video Viewing Habits are Evolving Amid an Evolving Media Landscape. The report reveals that 68% of North Americans don't mind viewing advertisements as long as doing so allows them to stream quality programming for free. This probably isn't surprising, as YouTube and other OTT [...]

By |April 26, 2016|Blog, Television|Comments Off on Desire to Get Free Content Opens up New Opportunity for ATSC 3.0