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.
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.
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.
As one of the last industry events to be held in person last year, the HPA Tech Retreat is going virtual for this year’s gathering of an elite group of broadcasters, production, and post-production professionals. The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) holds this event every year and it has become one of the most anticipated networking and technology showcase events of the entire calendar.
Will NextGen TV change the world or will the world change NextGen TV’s destiny?
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.
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.
This time last year, had anyone predicted or suggested what is now normal in live TV news, sports and entertainment, such as fake fans, laugh track-style crowd noise and regular live news reporting and interviews from reporter’s homes, they would have been laughed out of the industry. Who would have thunk?