Digital TV News: Peter Siebert

DVB approves GEM v1.3 specification
Mar 2, 2011 – The DVB Project has approved the latest version of its specification for interactivity - Globally Executable MHP (GEM). This new version of GEM v1.3 now provides support for Over-The-Top (OTT) television and Hybrid Broadcast/Broadband (HBB).
News categories: DVB Project, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

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, Metaverse, Set Top Box, Smart TV

DVB-T2 Forges Ahead
Sep 10, 2010 – DVB has said that it is pleased with the momentum achieved by its second-generation digital terrestrial standard, DVB-T2, since its first commercial launch earlier this year in the UK.
News categories: DVB Project, DVB-T2, IBC2022, Terrestrial

DVB At IBC 2010
Sep 10, 2010 – At this year's IBC, DVB is demonstrating its second-generation broadcast transmission systems. Visitors to the DVB stand can see, for the first time ever, live High Definition 3DTV broadcasts of all three standards - DVB-T2, DVB-S2 and DVB-C2.
News categories: DVB Project, Cable TV, DVB-C2, DVB-S2, DVB-T2, IBC2022, Satellite, Terrestrial

ETSI Formally Adopts New Release Of GEM/MHP Interactive Standards
Feb 15, 2010 – DVB has announced that ETSI has adopted as standards the new release versions of the MHP 1.2.2 and GEM 1.2.2 specifications. GEM now takes over the role of DVB's primary middleware specification, and MHP becomes a derived specification based on GEM.
News categories: DVB Project, Blu-ray, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, IPTV, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial

Europe's Leading Cable Operators Signal Their Support for DVB-C2
Sep 22, 2009 – Nine of Europe's leading cable network operators, representing more than 35 million connected homes, have shown their immediate support and declared their intention to exploit the operational potential of DVB-C2.
News categories: DVB Project, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Denmark, Digital TV, DVB-C2, France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Set Top Box, Spain, Sweden

Market Ready For Launch Of DVB-T2 Services
Sep 11, 2009 – The launch of DVB-T2 HD services is on schedule to take place later this year in the United Kingdom, with further launches expected in several other European countries including Finland and Serbia.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Finland, IBC2022, Semiconductor, Serbia, Set Top Box, Terrestrial, UK