The showcase was designed to highlight the technical capabilities of the technologies involved, and to clearly show the greatly enhanced audio and video quality that ATSC 3.0 facilitates along with additional interactive applications.
Nordic pay TV provider Canal Digital has gone live with its latest hybrid Ultra HD (UHD) satellite/OTT service with help from German multiscreen software provider 3 Screen Solutions for the set top box user interface and front end.
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.