Digital TV News: DVB Project

Updates to DVB-I spec and implementation guidelines published
Feb 27, 2024 – DVB has updated two DVB-I BlueBooks: A177r6 is the latest version of the DVB-I service discovery specification; and A184r1 is the first revision of the implementation guidelines for DVB-I.
News categories: DVB Project, Broadcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Improved tool helps ensure interoperability of DASH delivery
Nov 27, 2023 – The DASH-IF Conformance Tool has been updated. Along with DASH content conformance, the new tool has options to check CMAF and WAVE requirements, as well as HLS compliance.
News categories: DASH-IF, Content Distribution, Digital TV, QoE, Streaming, Worldwide

DVB Project elects new Steering Board
Nov 13, 2023 – 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.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Regulation, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Worldwide

DVB-TA watermarking test streams now available
Oct 24, 2023 – The DVB Project has released test streams that allow implementers of DVB-TA to test the use of watermarking for signalling the presence of ads or other content replacement opportunities.
News categories: DVB Project, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

DVB to showcase DVB-I and DVB-NIP at IBC2023
Aug 30, 2023 – The DVB Project's booth at IBC2023 will showcase the German and Italian DVB-I trials alongside advances in interoperability for DVB Native IP delivery.
News categories: DVB Project, Broadcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, IBC2024, Streaming, Worldwide

Report from ETSI highlights synergies between DVB-I and 5G
Aug 28, 2023 – A Technical Report released by ETSI (TR 103 972 v1.1.1) describes how DVB-I can provide a service layer for any IP-based system, including 5G Media Streaming and 5G Broadcast.
News categories: DVB Project, 5G-MAG, ETSI, Frédéric Gabin, Thomas Stockhammer, Richard Bradbury, 5G, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2024, Worldwide

Revision of DVB-I service discovery specification released
Jul 10, 2023 – A revision of the DVB-I service discovery specification has been published along with a new set of implementation guidelines. Both are available now as DVB BlueBooks.
News categories: DVB-I, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, TV-over-IP, Worldwide

DVB publishes commercial requirements for next video codec work
Apr 25, 2023 – The DVB Project has published two documents (DVB BlueBooks C105 and C106) setting out the commercial requirements for its next stage of work on video codecs.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Worldwide

DVB publishes updated Multicast ABR specification and guidelines
Mar 15, 2023 – The DVB has approved the publication of BlueBook A176r3, an update of the DVB-MABR specification, and BlueBook A181r1, an update to the implementation guidelines for the specification.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Media Player, Streaming, Worldwide