Digital TV News: ATSC

Shift2Stream to use Tolka ATSC 3.0 certified software in Vélo STB
Apr 11, 2024 – Shift2Stream and Tolka have announced that Shift2Stream will use Tolka's ATSC 3.0 certified software stack in Vélo, its NextGen TV hybrid OTT/OTA Google-certified STB powered by Android TV.
News categories: Tolka, Shift2Stream, Alex Day, Mark Jensen, Android TV, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

Rohde & Schwarz to unveil ATSC 3.0 transmitter at NAB 2024
Apr 10, 2024 – Rohde & Schwarz will unveil its R&S TE1 liquid-cooled ATSC 3.0 native transmitter at NAB 2024. The company is also introducing a 24/7 remote monitoring service.
News categories: Rohde & Schwarz, Manfred Reitmeier, Claudia Goerig, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, USA

MwareTV adds ATSC 3.0 channels to create unified TV experience
Apr 9, 2024 – MwareTV has integrated ATSC 3.0 channels into its TV platform. Viewers can now enjoy an experience that combines both national and local channels with MwareTV's IPTV and OTT services.
News categories: MwareTV, Sander Kerstens, Apps, ATSC 3, Digital TV, NABShow, Set Top Box, USA, UX

Via LA extends HEVC patent pool to include VVC
Apr 3, 2024 – Via LA has extended its HEVC Program to include the VVC standard (also known as H.266 and MPEG-I Part 3). The extended program has also welcomed TCL as a licensor and licensee.
News categories: Via LA, TCL, Heath Hoglund, Victor Yang, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Smart TV, Worldwide

Triveni Digital streamlines management of ATSC 3.0 broadcasts
Apr 2, 2024 – Triveni Digital has launched GuideBuilder XM Guest Station Edition, a solution enabling ATSC 3.0 guest stations to have full control over their allotted ATSC 3.0 bandwidth.
News categories: Triveni Digital, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, USA

Tolka to show datacasting and advertising solutions at NAB Show 2024
Mar 21, 2024 – At the NAB Show, Tolka will promote its extensive range of broadcast media products and services, including its ATSC 3 receiver modules, datacasting solutions and targeted content insertion system.
News categories: Tolka, Michael Day, Advertising, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, USA

Comark releases compact transmitter for SFN and NextGen TV
Mar 18, 2024 – Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark has announced the release of its PARALLAX Compact UHF/VHF liquid-cooled, solid-state DTV transmitter for SFN and NextGen TV requirements.
News categories: Comark, Joe Turbolski, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, USA

Verance shows HbbTV ADB2 watermarking at DVB World 2024
Mar 19, 2024 – At the 2024 DVB World Conference, Verance is showing a demonstration of its watermarking technology integrated into the HbbTV ADB2 application discovery ecosystem.
News categories: Verance, HbbTV Association, Nil Shah, Vincent Grivet, Advertising, Apps, Broadcast, Content Identification, Digital TV, Germany, HbbTV, Smart TV, Worldwide

ATSC expanding video compression options for ATSC 3.0
Mar 15, 2024 – ATSC is working to add the video compression method Versatile Video Coding (VVC) as an option in addition to the HEVC technology used in the current roster of ATSC 3.0 broadcast standards.
News categories: Advanced Television Systems Committee, Madeleine Noland, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Media Player, USA