News Releases

November 11, 2011

Advanced Television Systems Committee Endorses Declaration from Future of Broadcast TV Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Goals of Global Cooperation Dovetail with ATSC 3.0 Standardization WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today endorsed the global declaration signed in China at the conclusion of the Future of Broadcast TV Summit, calling for the world’s TV broadcast technologists to work together on future improvements for broadcast […]

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November 11, 2011

Future of Broadcast Television Summit Declares Global Goals for Future of Broadcasting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Participants Agree to Define Future Needs, Seek Unification of Various Standards, and Promote Technology Sharing SHANGHAI, Nov. 11, 2011 – Television broadcasting executives, technologists and engineers gathering this week in China agreed that a global approach to the future of terrestrial TV broadcasting is the ideal method to avoid competing standards, overlap, […]

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November 10, 2011

ATSC Board Names Rich Chernock as Next TSG Chairman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, November 10, 2010 – The Board of Directors of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) have named Dr. Richard Chernock to be the next Chairman of the Technology and Standards Group (TSG). Dr. Chernock has been an active participant in ATSC for many years, most recently as Vice Chair of the […]

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November 3, 2011

New ATSC Board Members Elected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mark Eyer, John Taylor, and Brett Jenkins elected to the Board of Directors WASHINGTON, November 03, 2010 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) have elected three individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. Mark Eyer, Sony Corporation; John Taylor, LG Electronics; and Brett Jenkins, ION Media will each serve […]

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October 19, 2011

Advanced Television Systems Committee Issues Reports on Next-Generation Broadcast TV, Methods for 3D TV Broadcasts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comprehensive Planning Team Reports Pave Way for Future Enhancements to Broadcast Television WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has published final reports of two critical industry planning committees that have been investigating likely methods of enhancing broadcast TV with next-generation video compression, transmission and Internet Protocol technologies […]

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September 14, 2011

FOBTV Interview at IBC 2011

In this interview, ATSC President Mark Richer discusses the process for developing next-generation television standards and the inaugural “Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV)” Global Summit, scheduled for November in Shanghai, China.

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September 6, 2011

New ATSC Technology Group to Explore Next-Generation Broadcasting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Long-Term Project Designed to Develop TV Standards Serving Viewers and Broadcasters for Decades to Come WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 –The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) has formed a new technology group to develop “ATSC 3.0,” a series of voluntary technical standards and recommended practices for the next-generation digital terrestrial television broadcast […]

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August 16, 2011

Future of Broadcast Television Global Summit Announced

International Collaboration Organizes Historic Event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SHANGHAI and WASHINGTON, August 16, 2011 – Leading broadcast television associations, research laboratories and standards development organizations* from around the world have organized a strategic conference focused on the future of terrestrial broadcast television. The Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) Summit will be held to foster global […]

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August 15, 2011

ATSC Begins Work On Broadcast Standard For 3D-TV Transmissions

New Effort to Address Home and Mobile Applications for Three-Dimensional Viewing from Local TV Stations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 –The Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) has launched development of a three-dimensional (3D) broadcast TV standard that will provide methods for transmission of 3D-TV content to both fixed and mobile devices, the […]

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July 26, 2011

ATSC Expands Loudness Management Techniques With A/85 Annex K

WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY 26 2011 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has expanded television loudness management techniques to cover alternative audio systems as specified in the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act. ATSC members voted to approve “Requirements for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness of Commercial Advertising in Digital Television When Using Non-AC-3 […]

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