Digital TV News: David Wood

DVB approves UHD-1 Phase 2 specification
Nov 17, 2016 – The DVB Steering Board has approved the specification for UHD-1 Phase 2 (TS 101 154). The specification guarantees interoperability and enables broadcasters and CE manufacturers to provide UHD-1 Phase 2 products and services.
News categories: DVB Project, Peter MacAvock, David Wood, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Worldwide

Sony to show 4K Ultra HD at MIPTV
Apr 3, 2013 – As part of its 50th anniversary theme of Screening the Future, MIPTV has partnered with Sony Corporation to present what will be the next game-changing innovation in television's evolution, ultra-high-definition. MIPTV will take place in Cannes, 8-11 April 2013.
News categories: MIPTV, Sony Corp, Content Distribution, TV Services

3DTV gets a boost with new ITU-R Recommendations
May 31, 2012 – New ITU Recommendations on 3DTV are being submitted to Administrations for accelerated approval. ITU's Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) has developed the standards - or Recommendations - in its Study Group 6.
News categories: International Telecommunication Union, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, VR

4K and 8K UHDTV defined
May 16, 2012 – At its meeting in May 2012, ITU-R Working party 6C finalised the parameter values for the next two generations of television formats, namely the 4K and 8K UHDTV (Ultra High Definition Television) formats.
News categories: ITU-R Working party 6C, Digital TV, Satellite, Smart TV

DVB forms liaison with [email protected] Consortium
Nov 28, 2011 – An agreement confirming a liaison between the [email protected] Consortium and DVB has been signed. The purpose of the liaison is to encourage the development of standards for 3DTV, to share knowledge about 3D viewing, and to ensure that their work is complementary.
News categories: [email protected], DVB Project, Set Top Box, Smart TV, VR

DVB Approves Next Step for 3DTV
Oct 19, 2011 – DVB has approved the Commercial Requirements for a second 3DTV delivery system. Termed 'Service Compatible', the second system is a solution that enables 2D and 3D versions of a programme to be broadcast within the same video signal.
News categories: DVB Project, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, VR

Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) nearing reality
Oct 14, 2011 – The ITU has announced that its Study Group on Broadcasting Service has reached agreement on most of the pertinent technical characteristics of a new Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) standard for television.
News categories: International Telecommunication Union, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, TV Services

DVB Steering Board Approves 3DTV Specification
Feb 22, 2011 – The DVB Project has announce that on February 17 at the 67th Meeting of the Steering Board, the DVB-3DTV specification was approved. The specification will be submitted immediately to ETSI for formal standardisation.
News categories: DVB Project, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, VR

3DTV On Course For DVB Standardisation
Sep 10, 2010 – Following the approval of the Commercial Requirements for a 3DTV Frame Compatible Plano-Stereoscopic system by the DVB Steering Board on 2 July, DVB - anticipates completion of the specification for DVB-3DTV by the end of 2010.
News categories: DVB Project, IBCShowcase, VR