ATSC 3.0

Understand the complexity of Next Gen TV, discover the standards, transmission methods, and delivery mechanisms needed to make ATSC 3.0 operate effectively. Keep up to date with this fast-paced emerging technology.

Recent ATSC 3.0 Content

Sinclair’s Mark Aitken engaged the ATSC 3.0 Track audience with his perspective of the future of TV broadcasting.

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Report, Part 2May 20th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Once tweaked to perfection and final format specs locked in, production models of Next Gen TV sets will flood stores, confuse viewers and provide broadcasters and sponsors new opportunities to expand their reach and brands.

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It was easier to be distracted by more pixels and ways to manipulate them than to thoroughly investigate the imminent future of local TV.

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Report, Part 1May 13th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Commercial and Public TV broadcasting is on track for a future Next Gen TV world, with ongoing ATSC 3.0 test transmissions. What broadcasters do inside the new framework that makes money will be the big news at future NAB Shows.

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The patch bay end of Dielectric’s custom eight TV signal combiner.

Dielectric Builds Its Most Compact Combiner Ever for DTV UtahMay 12th 2019 - 10:00 AM

Complex, space-efficient combining and switching system at DTV Utah transmission facility solves the challenges of adjacent signal combining without performance loss.

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Signs that the age of mobile broadcasting has arrived at NAB 2019 after many false starts.

NAB CEO Slates Apple for Ignoring ATSC 3.0 ChipsApril 10th 2019 - 11:00 AM

NAB CEO Gordon Smith’s criticism of Apple for failing to incorporate broadcast-capable chips in its mobile devices was timely for several reasons, even if it may fall on deaf ears.

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Comark Digital Services integrated ATSC 3.0 Virtualized Headend Solution will be demonstrated live in the ATSC 3.0 pavilion.

Comark to Demo Live ATSC 3.0 Broadcast at 2019 NAB ShowApril 3rd 2019 - 10:30 AM

Company to participate in two, live, end-to-end ATSC 3.0 demonstrations inside the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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The only constant at annual NAB technical sessions is the rooms where many are held and the engineers who attend them. Photo from last year.

BEIT Paper Track: ATSC 3 Academy I: Lessons from Early TrialsMarch 27th 2019 - 01:00 PM

The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) sessions are the best place at NAB 2019 to get the most focused information about the latest technology.

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This year

Sunday BEIT Sessions: ATSC 3.0 Academy 1 and 2March 26th 2019 - 01:50 PM

The world’s central source of the latest engineering-relevant ATSC 3.0 technical information is the 2019 NAB Show. Ten BEIT ATSC 3.0 Track sessions will be presented in meeting room N256 on Sunday.

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This new 4-cabinet GatesAir ULXTE-100 provides 62.7 kW TPO. Photos courtesy GatesAir.

FCC Phase 2 Deadline Just AheadMarch 13th 2019 - 11:00 AM

Phase 2 ends the day after the 2019 NAB Show closes. The question now becomes, will TV stations in the nine remaining Repack Phases be completed on schedule?

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