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NEW DVB VIDEO & AUDIO CODING SPECIFICATION ENABLING FUTURE UHD SERVICES PUBLISHED BY ETSI

Following the approval by the DVB Steering Board for TS 101 154 V2.3.1 – “Specification for the use of Video and Audio Coding in Broadcasting Applications based on the MPEG-2 Transport Stream”, ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) has officially published the DVB specification as an ETSI standard. The timely move by ETSI facilitates the necessary …

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DVB STEERING BOARD APPROVES MILESTONE SPECIFICATION FOR FUTURE UHDTV SERVICES

At the 84th meeting of the DVB Steering Board (SB), which took place today, the latest specification for Ultra High Definition Television, UHD-1 Phase 2, was approved. The new specification is a major milestone for the industry, guaranteeing interoperability and enabling broadcasters and CE manufacturers to provide UHD-1 Phase 2 products and services. This could …

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DVB Moves Forward With Next Phase Of UHDTV

At the 81st meeting of the DVB Steering Board, Commercial Requirements for the next phase of Ultra High Definition Television were approved thus allowing the technical work on the specification to progress. UHDTV will bring higher technical quality and greater realism to television viewers. The path to UHDTV was set in the ITU in 2012 …

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SES, SAMSUNG AND BBC DEMONSTRATE WORLD’S FIRST DVB BROADCAST OF HDR ULTRA HD TV

SES and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd announced today that they will be demonstrating the first DVB transmission of High Dynamic Range UHD TV at the annual SES Industry Days in Luxembourg 6th and 7th May 2015. The content will be transmitted via an SES satellite directly to a Samsung SUHDTV using the Hybrid Gamma (HDR) …

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Axon Launches Powerful Visual Monitoring & Analysis Suite 
For Optimum DVB Performance

Axon Digital Design today announced the release of SMART DVB, a complete suite of tools to monitor, report and analyze live MPEG-2 and DVB transport streams. Powerful and versatile, the SMART DVB suite enables owners and operators to ensure health, conformity and quality across the digital distribution chain and to drive performance at the highest …

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HEVC REVOLUTIONIZES UHDTV ON DVB PLATFORMS AT IBC

Following the approval in July of the specifications for the use of HEVC in the DVB environment and DVB-UHDTV Phase1, which was seen as a significant step in the road to Ultra High Definition TV services, DVB continues to make progress towards the next phase in the UHD standardization process. At this year’s IBC, DVB’s …

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DVB-UHDTV Phase 1 specification gets approval

A significant step in the road to Ultra High Definition TV services was taken with the approval of the DVB-UHDTV Phase 1 specification at the 77 meeting of the DVB Steering Board. The specification includes an HEVC Profile for DVB broadcasting services that draws, from the options available with HEVC, those that will match the …

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DVB-S2X SPECIFICATION RECEIVES APPROVAL FROM STEERING BOARD

At the 76thmeeting of the DVB Steering Board, new extensions to the DVB-S2 specification have been approved. The new enhanced specification, known as DVB-S2X, offers spectral efficiency gains for professional applications by up to 20 -30% and for some scenarios, gains of up to 50% can be achieved. In addition, new operational modes such as …

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World’s First Showing of DVB-T2 Delivering Both HEVC Encoded 4K Ultra HD and Mobile Services in a Single Channel

At this year’s IBC, DVB will mark its 20th Anniversary and will celebrate with another world’s first technology demonstration. Visitors are invited to the DVB stand (1.D81) to witness  the groundbreaking demo of DVB-T2 delivering a wide range of resolutions from 4K Ultra HD down to the smaller screen resolutions typically found in mobile devices. …

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3D moves forward

DVB is pleased to announce that at the 71st Meeting of the Steering Board, Phase 2a of the DVB-3DTV specification was approved. The specification will be submitted immediately to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) for formal standardisation. An amended DVB-3DTV BlueBook is to be published to reflect the addition to the specification. The Phase …

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DVB forms liaison with 3d@home consortium

A letter of agreement confirming a liaison between the 3D@Home Consortium and DVB was signed on November 4, 2011. The purpose of the liaison between the two consortia is to encourage the development of standards for 3DTV, to share knowledge about 3D viewing, and to ensure that their work is complementary. “3D@Home is an important …

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New DVB-T2 Profile: T2-Lite

DVB has introduced a new profile for its popular DVB-T2 terrestrial standard for lighter applications such as mobile TV: T2-Lite. Version 1.3.1 of the DVB-T2 specification document introduced a T2-Lite profile. This profile is intended to allow simpler receiver implementations for very low capacity applications such as mobile broadcasting, although it may also be received …

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