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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

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

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

Futures Park 2016

Futures Park is a special section of the NAB Show exhibition that is reserved for presentation of media-related research and development projects from around the world. NAB supplies complimentary exhibit space to all organizations accepted for participation. Futures Park is a project of NAB’s PILOT initiative, and it only accepts R&D projects that have not yet made their [...]

By |April 8, 2016|Blog, Digital, Radio, Television|Comments Off on Futures Park 2016

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

Broadcast TV and Second Screen Apps

Broadcast TV and Second Screen Apps According to Nielsen, 47% of global respondents say they engage with social media while watching TV programming and 58% say they browse the Internet. A recent Accenture study reports as many as 87% of consumers use a second screen while watching TV. Moreover, Facebook recently announced new APIs that [...]

By |October 20, 2015|Blog, Television|0 Comments

Field Test Results for Layer Division Multiplexing Presented at IBC 2015

Field Test Results for Layer Division Multiplexing Presented at IBC 2015 Efficient use of spectrum resources is a necessity for modern wireless communications systems. Regulators are not interested in authorizing, and service providers are not interested in launching, new services that would use spectrum inefficiently, given the unquenchable thirst for bandwidth and resource scarcity [...]

By |September 21, 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 [...]