Advanced Television


DVB to consider energy efficiency

A DVB study mission on energy-aware service delivery and consumption has delivered its final report, published as DVB BlueBook S100. Its central recommendation is to create a dedicated working group that will help to ensure energy efficiency is taken into account in the future development of DVB specifications. The study mission on Energy-Aware service Delivery and […]

November 20, 2023

DVB Project elects new Steering Board

The General Assembly of the DVB Project has elected a new Steering Board to serve for the coming two years. It includes representatives of 43 companies across DVB’s four member constituencies. The companies represented on the DVB Steering Board 2023–2025 are as follows: Manufacturers / software suppliers: Ateme, Dolby, Enensys, Ericsson, Fraunhofer IIS, HiSilicon, InterDigital, […]

November 14, 2023By Sanjeev Bhavnani

Germany: DVB-I Pilot phase 1 success

The DVB-I Pilot Germany – an initiative consisting of 21 stakeholders from the media industry, including broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research institutions – has announced the successful completion of Phase 1. From September 2022 to March 2023, a proof-of-concept was realised to develop a common view on the technical features of the DVB-I […]

May 22, 2023

DVB publishes requirements for video codec work

The second phase of DVB’s work on next-generation video codecs (NGVC) will focus on delivering an enhanced service that builds on an existing base service in a manner that is more efficient than simulcast. Such an enhanced service would upgrade the base service to a significantly better experience, for example increasing spatial resolution, temporal resolution, […]

April 26, 2023

DVB updates Multicast ABR specification

The DVB Steering Board, at its recent meeting in Geneva, approved the publication of two DVB BlueBooks related to adaptive streaming over IP multicast. BlueBook A176r3 is an update of the DVB-MABR specification itself, while BlueBook A181r1 is an update of the implementation guidelines for the specification. The latest version of the DVB-MABR specification addresses […]

March 17, 2023

DVB works towards improved features in HbbTV

The DVB Project has published a set of Commercial Requirements for the extension and revision of some core DVB specifications to support better signalling of accessibility services. The work relates specifically to the HbbTV Accessibility Framework. The Commercial Requirements, published as DVB BlueBook C102, will guide technical work to update the existing DVB-SI, DVB-I and DVB-DASH […]

October 10, 2022

TP Vision launch partner for DTG DVB-I Test Suite

DTG Testing has signed agreement making TP Vision the official launch partner for the DTG DVB-I Test Suite. The announcement formalises a collaborative relationship which has seen the two organisations work closely to validate the comprehensive reference metadata covering all endpoints of the DVB-I specification. It is the first and only resource of its type […]

September 21, 2022

DVB Native IP spec approved

The DVB-NIP specification has been approved by DVB’s Steering Board, bridging the gap between broadband and broadcast networks and paving the way for a converged media distribution solution. DVB-NIP is the result of one year of technical work by representatives of more than 13 DVB Member companies from across the media delivery value chain. The […]

February 21, 2022

ADB strengthens cooperation with MediaTek

ADB, aprovider of advanced systems for pay-TV and telco operators, has again selected MediaTek as a chipset provider for its new hybrid DVB / IPTV and OTT set-top box (STB) platforms. The ADB devices, designed for pay-TV operators, will be equipped with the high performance MT5751A (K8) SoC from MediaTek, a specialist in developing innovative […]

February 8, 2022

Enensys updates AdsReach Regional solution

Enensys Technologies, a provider of media delivery solutions, has announced a major update of its AdsReach Regional solution, enabling local ad insertion for linear TV broadcast networks.Mainly targeting DTT operators using statistical multiplexing (STATMUX) in their broadcast chain, this new update provides Variable Bitrate (VBR) insertion guaranteeing that viewers do not see quality changes when […]

January 19, 2022