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Dallas, TX becomes the next city to try ATSC 3.0 technology.

Next Stop for ATSC 3.0 Testing is Dallas January 25th 2018 - 12:05 PM

The Dallas market is the next venue in a series of ATSC 3.0 test sites planned to roll out in 2018.

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A new type of electronic program guide for Next-Gen TV debuted at CES.

Major ATSC 3.0 Announcements Made at CES January 9th 2018 - 12:05 PM

Pearl TV and Sony have developed the first ATSC 3.0 application environment, an on-screen program guide supporting both broadcast and OTT services.

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The first set of guidelines for virtual reality are designed to show that this is not a passing fad like ill-fated 3D TV a few years ago.

Virtual Reality guidelines focus first on delivery ecosystem January 3rd 2018 - 01:00 PM

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.

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Media Distillery is among a new breed of vendors promoting automated object and voice based metadata generation.

Granular Metadata Can Help Broadcasters Fight Back Against Big Internet And OTT Players November 30th 2017 - 01:50 PM

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.

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The DVB project office shares the EBU’s HQ in Geneva.

DVB Updates UHD Specifications for IP Networks November 29th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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.

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Cisco looks like it is edging out of dedicated video services technology 12 years after its dramatic entry to the field.

Cisco seeks NDS buyer to focus on cloud November 13th 2017 - 01:00 PM

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.

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