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.

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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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The Year That Changed TVDecember 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

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?

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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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OTA TV Transmission Technology UpdateSeptember 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Like the broadcasters they serve, the Las Vegas 2020 NAB Show and annual Amsterdam IBC events were forced to go virtual. Show or no shows, TV shows go on, and 2020 OTA TV transmission technology is moving faster than ever. Here’s some of what leading TV RF experts hoped to share with exhibit visitors in person.

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National ATSC 3.0 datacasting networks could be a significant and personality-independent new revenue stream for TV broadcasting.

Local TV Looks Beyond TVSeptember 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Local broadcasters are used to mission-critical because everything is mission-critical. Moving critical data may be the right move.

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Testing includes ramping up alert tests in four different time periods every two weeks, so more people on separate shifts can experience it.

Will NextGen TV Change Local News?August 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Tests in Washington D.C. ABC and FOX affiliate newsrooms will reveal the first data on new NextGen TV systems and workflows.

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ATSC 3.0 broadcasters’ future could be watering crops and turning on industrial lighting systems.

Broadcasters Consider Using ATSC 3.0 To Control IoT Devices. Is That “Broadcasting?”August 21st 2020 - 09:00 AM

Thanks to the pioneering and the sometimes overly promotional work of One Media, the wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, the new broadcast standard emerging in the U.S., called ATSC 3.0, is promising broadcasters new capabilities well beyond delivering TV signals. Yet it’s also about to change the very definition of what it means to be a “broadcaster” in today’s highly competitive video marketplace.

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