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

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ATSC 3.0: Right Place, Right TimeApril 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Many people and cultures celebrate special New Year dates. Organizations designate fiscal years. Broadcasters traditionally mark their new technology year mid-April, at annual NAB Shows. Old habits die hard.

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Unusually harsh winter weather has not slowed the ATSC 3.0 rollout.

Optimizing The Future Of ATSC 3.0March 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The FCC’s recent Report and Order supporting Distributed Television Systems (DTS) is yet another reason for broadcasters to be excited about ATSC 3.0’s new revenue potential.

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Most retired engineers I’ve known loved every minute of it but never came back unless free food was involved.

The Trouble With TV March 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

TV stations are great places to work, and talented technical people like the stability. The longer they work at a station, the more difficult they are to replace when they retire.

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Cell phone towers can be useful ATSC 3.0 DTS venues.

NextGen TV’s Infrastructure CrescendoFebruary 11th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Will NextGen TV change the world or will the world change NextGen TV’s destiny?

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Isn’t it surreal not planning for an April week in Las Vegas at the NAB Show this year?

TV Leaps Into 2021 At Virtual CESJanuary 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In modern consumer electronics history, every new year begins with an early January Consumer Electronics Show, followed by the April NAB Show, both in Las Vegas. Significant new home and broadcast video and audio technologies are often rolled out at both shows, targeted for near-opposite markets wanting to enjoy or produce lots of TV. With no physical exhibits since CES 2020, manufacturers are struggling to impress virtual visitors and reporters with better and larger images with what they can see on their local computer screens.

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Flying on instruments was more fun in 1980 than it will be in 2021. Courtesy Paramount Pictures.

Flying On Instruments Into 2021January 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

As TV broadcasters struggle to stay on air during the pandemic, the FCC has released the map to the future NextGen TV Broadcast Internet world.

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LPTV station operator is using dual ATSC 3.0 transmitters and a proprietary set-top box to provide cord-cutters a brilliant OTA alternative.

Changing The Paradigm In ParadiseDecember 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

During the DTV transition, we chief engineers in the Kansas City market joked about broadcasting the most popular cable channels on our new ATSC 1.0 digital subchannels and running the local MVPDs out of business. Station owners weren’t interested because ATSC 1.0 had no provisions for subscriber broadcasting. ATSC 3.0 does.

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Update: The future has been slightly delayed. Please stand by.

NextGen TV Looks To 2021November 23rd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Broadcasters are famous for adjusting to changing circumstances during live broadcasts without missing a beat. Live radio DJs roll with the punches. Live TV news reporters, newscast directors, engineers and technicians move or cut away as fast as possible. It comes with the territory and it’s in our DNA. The trick is to make surprises appear to be part of the show and carry on.

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