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

NAB Show exhibits always impress visitors, starting in the LVCC lobby. Photo courtesy NAB.

2022 NAB Show Review, Part 2May 2nd 2022 - 09:00 AM

With fewer exhibits and smaller crowds, the 2022 NAB Show aisles were easier to navigate and exhibitors had more time to speak with visitors.

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NAB exhibits opened at 10 a.m. on Sunday. It wasn’t the usual heathy 100,000+ crowd, but it was an excited and healthy 52,000. Courtesy NAB.

2022 NAB Show Review, Part 1April 29th 2022 - 12:30 PM

Many annual NAB Shows have become milestones in TV broadcasting history. The presence of the 2022 NAB Show marked the first Las Vegas NAB Show since 2019.

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HbbTV Association Launches Developer PortalApril 26th 2022 - 10:11 AM

The HbbTV Association, arbiter of the eponymous standard for harmonizing broadcast, IPTV and broadband delivery of video services, has launched its HbbTV Developer Portal as a free service to help program and execute applications for the platform.

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If you find color bars more intriguing than talent on a set, you need to attend the SBE Ennes Workshop and BEIT Conference sessions.

NAB 22 BEIT Conferences Detail TV Engineering ProgressApril 20th 2022 - 09:00 AM

People visit NAB Shows for many reasons. Some are there to investigate and examine new solutions. Some are shopping with a budget ready to spend. Others visit to gather ideas and figures for next year’s budget. Many visit to accomplish all this and make time to learn the latest relevant information from the industry experts at BEIT Conferences.

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The ATSC estimates NextGen TV signal penetration to reach 75% of the 122.4 million American TV homes by the end of this year.

As New Transmitters Turn On, NextGen TV Forges Into Uncertainty And BeyondMarch 29th 2022 - 09:00 AM

On the morning of March 9th, Bill Macbeth, Chief Engineer at local Fox affiliate KBSI hit the switch on the station’s Rohde & Schwarz THU9evo liquid-cooled UHF transmitter and, in a video posted on social media, uttered the words: “Transmitter is on, we are making power.” Just like that, they were broadcasting a new NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0) signal over the air to its audience in Southeastern Missouri, Western Kentucky, and Southern Illinois.

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Standby for the 2022 NAB Show. Will it be as crowded as this 2019 NAB moment? Will you be there? Will everyone mask-up as NAB recommends?

Test & Measurement At The 2022 NAB ShowMarch 16th 2022 - 09:00 AM

The central theme in the 2022 TV T&M market segment is better, faster, more reliable, simple and affordable.

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Predicting what

Managing 2022January 10th 2022 - 09:30 AM

The new year is a time to ponder the past and muse about the future. In the past, nearly each technical device needed to produce broadcast TV cost more than building a new house, was as huge as it was heavy, and made pictures nobody would accept today. About 20 years ago, many analog TV stations were launching their DTV stations. Today, US TV stations are launching ATSC 3.0. Can you imagine what TV broadcasters will be doing in 2042?

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The CAST.ERA’s Mobile Edge Compute Platform is designed to provide a local station edge solution for data carrier network interruptions.

Discussing Playout And Automation In 2022 With Mike Kralec At Sinclair BroadcastJanuary 6th 2022 - 09:00 AM

“There will never be an option where the network is so resilient that you don’t need a backup plan.” Mike Kralec, SBG.

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