Digital TV News: NAB

Ateme SSAI supports latest HLS Interstitials spec. from Apple
Feb 20, 2024 – Ateme has integrated the latest HLS Interstitials specification from Apple into its SSAI solution, enabling increased revenue through wider reach and more effective ad targeting.
News categories: Ateme, Ahmed Swidan, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Worldwide

Sinclair, CAST.ERA and RAPA announce ATSC 3.0 DDaaS agreement
Oct 27, 2023 – Sinclair has agreed an MOU with RAPA and CAST.ERA to enhance ATSC 3.0 services between Korea and the U.S. and expand the DDaaS (Data Distribution as a Service) platform globally.
News categories: Sinclair, RAPA, CAST.ERA, Del Parks, Song Jung-su, Kevin Gage, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Korea, NABShow, USA

ZapperBox update enables encrypted NEXTGEN TV content viewing
Oct 18, 2023 – ZapperBox has announced that its ZapperBox M1 DVRs and tuners can now decode secure content (encrypted channels) via a software update that customers can request on the company's website.
News categories: ZapperBox, Gopal Miglani, ATSC 3, Digital TV, DRM, Middleware, NABShow, Set Top Box, USA

Quickplay teams with Google Cloud on generative AI
Sep 13, 2023 – Quickplay is partnering with Google Cloud to use generative AI to create opportunities for consumer engagement, satisfaction and monetization for the media and entertainment industry.
News categories: Quickplay, Google Cloud, Paul Pastor, Juan Martin, Kip Schauer, Big Data, Digital TV, IBC2023, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Allegro DVT releases LCEVC video IPs and compliance streams
Aug 31, 2023 – Allegro DVT has launched a complete range of MPEG-5 LCEVC products comprising LCEVC compliance streams and LCEVC hardware decoder and encoder video IPs (D301 and E301).
News categories: Allegro DVT, V-Nova, Nouar Hamze, Guido Meardi, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Media Player, QoE, Silicon IP, Worldwide

Minneapolis TV stations launch NEXTGEN TV broadcasts
Aug 22, 2023 – Minneapolis viewers can now experience the future of broadcast TV as five local stations - WUCW-TV, KSTP-TV, WCCO-TV, KMSP-TV and KARE-TV - launch NEXTGEN TV.
News categories: ONE Media, NAB, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, Jerald Fritz, Wendy Paulson, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

PikoTV partners with MwareTV for complete live TV streaming solution
May 15, 2023 – MwareTV has formed a partnership with PikoTV to offer a complete, cloud-hosted service to deliver and manage a rich live TV channel offering available across multiple end user devices.
News categories: MwareTV, PikoTV, Sander Kerstens, Ali Kizil, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Tolka software powers first certified NEXTGEN TV upgrade accessory receiver
May 9, 2023 – Atlanta DTH (ADTH) is the first vendor to produce officially certified NEXTGEN TV upgrade accessory receivers with its ADTH NEXTGEN TV Box. The receiver is powered by Tolka ATSC 3 Stack software.
News categories: Tolka, Pearl TV, Atlanta DTH, Alex Day, Anne Schelle, Dr. Bob Campbell, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

Harmonic powers ATSC 3.0 across the U.S.
Apr 16, 2023 – Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) has announced that its XOS software is powering NEXTGEN TV services across the U.S., enabling the delivery of ATSC 3.0 channels with bandwidth efficiency and enhanced video quality.
News categories: Harmonic, Pearl TV, BitPath, Heartland Video Systems, Gil Rudge, Anne Schelle, John Hane, Dennis Klas, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, USA