Advanced Television

DVB

ENENSYS launches SatXpress

ENENSYS Technologies, a provider of media delivery solutions, has announced SatXpress, a new professional and advanced satellite modulation solution for your server-based broadcast systems. SatXpress is a PCIe board that performs a highly efficient and high data rate DVB-S/SNG/S2/S2X modulation process for your professional DVB transmissions. The state-of-the-art SatXpress PCIe Modulator covers all DVB satellite transmissions […]

September 13, 2021

Italy postpones MPEG-4 and DVB-T2 switchover

Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development has presented a roadmap in which it proposes the postponement of the DTT switchover from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 from September 1st 2021 to the September 1st 2022. The decision comes after both the Italian government and broadcasters realized that it is not possible to meet the initial deadlines. According to […]

July 28, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

DVB approves DVB-I over 5G commercial requirements

The DVB Project has approved commercial requirements for DVB-I service support over 5G networks and systems. Work has already commenced in DVB’s Technical Module to provide extensions to the relevant existing specifications – including DVB-I service discovery and DVB-DASH – to address the use cases and requirements collected and agreed by the Commercial Module. Earlier […]

July 26, 2021

RDK, DTVKit announce mutual membership

DTVKit, a global shared source software company, has announced it is welcoming RDK Management, an open-source consortium that manages RDK’s software platform globally, as their latest member. Both companies have become key contributors in the industry providing accessible software and platforms used in broadband, video and IoT connected devices. DTVKit’s DVB Core is now officially […]

July 16, 2021

DVB approves next-gen video codecs commercial requirements

Digital media delivery industry consortium the DVB Project has endorsed commercial requirements for next generation video codecs to pave the way for advanced 4K and 8K services. Work will now commence to investigate the technical compliance of the candidate codecs with the commercial requirements and to develop draft specifications. The compliance of the proposed solutions […]

July 2, 2021

TRIAX extends the new compact headend platform

The new TRIAX TDcH compact headend platform now offers even more benefits to both new and existing customers with an array of new input types, output modulations, and software functions. The TDcH compact headend is optimised and engineered to meet specific TV distribution requirements in hospitality, multi-dwelling units and related sectors, with an appealing, competitive […]

July 2, 2021

TAG Video Systems adds Irdeto decryption support

TAG Video Systems, a specialist in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, for all four of the major broadcast applications (Live Production, Playout, Transport & Delivery, and OTT) has added decryption support for yet another encryption system. TAG customers now have the ability to cover their assets by decrypting OTT […]

February 23, 2021

DVB endorses watermark, home distribution specs

DVB has approved an update to the DVB Targeted Advertising spec to include watermarking as an alternative way to signal where content can be inserted in a broadcast, and a solution to enable in-home redistribution of broadcast TV services to IP devices called DVB Home Broadcast. The watermark spec was created as a way for […]

February 22, 2021

Milestones for Native IP and DVB-I over 5G

Two recently initiated DVB work items reached important milestones at the most recent Steering Board meeting. The commercial requirements for native IP video delivery over broadcast satellite were approved; and work will proceed on the creation of commercial requirements for the use of DVB-I as a service layer on top of 5G technologies. The 95th […]

July 6, 2020