Advanced Television


Ellsberger named ETSI Director-General

During their 83rd General Assembly, ETSI members elected the ETSI Director-General Jan Ellsberger with a majority on the third ballot. ETSI’s Director-General is elected for a five-year term of office, which may be extended by the members for a further three years. From 1995 to 1998 Ellsberger worked as a permanent expert and was responsible […]

April 18, 2024

AIMS adds Kakadu Software, 7thSense

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced its newest members: Kakadu Software, provider of JPEG 2000 development toolkits, and 7thSense, a specialist in pixel generation, processing, and management technology. “We’re thrilled to announce Kakadu Software and 7thSense as the newest AIMS members,” said Andrew Starks, board of directors’ member and marketing working group […]

April 16, 2024

InterDigital, Concordia University research collaboration

InterDigital, a mobile, video and AI technology research and development company, and Concordia University’s Intelligent Next Generation Networking and Multimedia (IN2GM) Lab have announced a multi-year research and development collaboration offering PhD and master’s students an opportunity to explore tools that support AI-enabled end-to-end delivery of immersive media over 5G networks. Specifically, the collaboration supports […]

April 15, 2024

Brazil to roll out new digital TV standard in 2025

Brazil is launching a new TV standard called TV 3.0 in 2025. This technology, according to the government, will revolutionise the way people watch TV by integrating it with the internet. Viewers will use apps to navigate channels, replacing the traditional number system on remote controls. This will allow channels to offer additional on-demand content, […]

April 4, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

BBFC launches new Classification Guidelines

The BBFC has published its new Classification Guidelines, informed by its largest-ever public consultation. Throughout 2023, the BBFC spoke to 12,000 people across the UK to explore what matters most to audiences when it comes to classification. The research found people are now more concerned about depictions of violence on screen in content across all […]

March 19, 2024

Bridge Technologies develops PTS-PCR checks and alarms

Building upon their market-leading understanding of IP broadcast, packet behaviour and timing, Bridge Technologies has announced the development of two new PTS/PCR time checks, which will provide even more in-depth analysis of misalignment and timing slippage, and allow for detection of hard-to-identify buffer timing issues, which – under traditional PTS/PCR comparison checks included in as […]

March 19, 2024

PSNI Global Alliance adds new CSPs

PSNI Global Alliance, the global network of premier technology integrators and service providers, continues its growth momentum with the announcement of new Certified Solution Providers (CSPs) to reinforce its influence for higher AV standards. PSNI says it is now established as the largest professional AV alliance in the world by territory and revenue, with the […]

January 17, 2024

Vorboss sets new gender parity standards

Vorboss, the dedicated fibre network for London businesses, is joining Ofcom’s pledge; committing to improve representation for women in the telecoms sector. Women have been historically under-represented in the tech industry, and particularly in telecoms. Vorboss is proudly transforming the sector with the highest rate of women in engineering and field roles: over a third […]

November 23, 2023

Survey: Safety improvements needed on UK film and TV sets

On the sixth anniversary of the tragic death of British camera operator Mark Milsome, The Mark Milsome Foundation and Bectu have released the findings from a survey of film and TV crew about current views on health and safety training and protocols on British sets. Alarmingly, nearly three quarters of respondents said they have felt […]

November 21, 2023

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