The Rohde & Schwarz BTC simulates ATSC 3.0 transmissions and analyzes the audio/video functions of devices-under-test in real-time. Equipped with a ATSC 3.0 real-time coder and waveform testing library, the BTC can thoroughly test ATSC 3.0 SFN receiver and tuner performance.
Two years ago proponents of ATSC 3.0 began looking for a facility to host the testing of the country’s next-generation TV broadcasting standard. Similar to the early days of digital broadcasting—when the 8-VSB modulation scheme was being considered for use by TV stations in the U.S.—engineers from Gates
TV Test & Measurement is in the spotlight at IBC 2017 for a variety of reasons. Leading the way is ATSC 3.0 with UHD, poised to debut as a broadcast transmission format worldwide, beginning in South Korea with the 2018 Winter Olympics. Not far behind are HDR, Wide Gamut Color and 1080P, all
The Duchess of Windsor, the American wife of the man who was previously England’s King Edward VIII, famously said: “You can never be too rich or too thin”. If she’d lived in the 21st century, she might have added: “… or have too much bandwidth”.
The needle on the compass pointing to the direction of television broadcasting technical progress is the latest Test & Measurement category of broadcast TV equipment to be introduced and exhibited at the 2016 NAB Show.
At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Technology Projects and Support Director and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight int
Content that does not match broadcast or VOD delivery specifications can have a detrimental impact on any media facility. Non-compliant content is likely to be rejected by the service provider requiring the producer of that content to make the necessary adjustments. However, with proper quality control technology and workflow such