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 GatesAir, LG Electronics USA and Zenith Corp. needed a place to conduct field trials of the proposed new technology.
Maker of the popular DVMon monitoring platform for digital television stations and networks recently debuted a QAM version of DVMon.
The Rohde & Schwarz SFE is a multistandard signal generator that supports all common TV standards and multiple audio broadcasting standards. The generator can modulate both analog and digital terrestrial TV, cable, satellite, mobile TV or sound carriers in real time.
Does your test bench need a refresh? IBC 2017 is the best place to see the latest in new video, audio, RF and broadcast test and measurement technology.
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 represent formats or enhancements yet to be broadcast on any regular over-the-air TV channel in the world.
More than 40 vendors including Bridge Technologies will demonstrate real-world IP interoperability based on SMPTE ST 2110 final draft standards and AMWA NMOS specifications in the AIMS IP Showcase at IBC 2017.
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