The Dallas market is the next venue in a series of ATSC 3.0 test sites planned to roll out in 2018.
Pearl TV and Sony have developed the first ATSC 3.0 application environment, an on-screen program guide supporting both broadcast and OTT services.
The Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) is presenting its first guidelines at CES 2018 with the initial release focused on the delivery ecosystem and security.
Metadata is well known to hold the keys to good user experiences by making content readily searchable and enabling more compelling or relevant recommendations, but has been held back by limited depth and need for laborious manual production.
The Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) has added final revisions to its first DVB UHD-1 specifications for Ultra HD covering transport of UHD services over IP networks. This comes just over a year after the DVB Project approved the underlying standards in October 2016 as UHD-1 Phase 2 (TS 101 154) for broadcast networks.
Cisco is looking to sell its video software and security business, NDS, as it continues to move out of the traditional pay TV business to focus on broader infrastructure services. This echoes moves by another pay TV giant Ericsson to sell its media business and focus on core areas in mobility and telecommunications, driven partly by cord cutting and accelerating decline in traditional pay TV.