News Releases

December 5, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Invites Audio System Proposals for ATSC 3.0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Next Generation of Television to Offer Expanded Audio Functionality for Wide Variety of Devices WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2014 – As part of the move to a next-generation TV standard, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today issued a Call for Proposals for a comprehensive audio system for the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard, […]

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October 15, 2014

Emmy® Goes to ATSC for Controlling Loud Commercials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC Recommended Practice for Digital TV Hailed for Improving Audio, Delighting Viewers WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee’s (ATSC) collaborative effort to address wide variations in TV audio is winning recognition with a Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “We’re extremely proud […]

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May 7, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Honors James A. Kutzner with Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award at 2014 ATSC Broadcast TV Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Broadcast Industry Veteran Made His Mark in Public TV and Industry Collaboration WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced that James A. Kutzner is the 2014 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made today during […]

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March 11, 2014

Broadcast Television Conference Looks to Tomorrow with Special Session on Next-Generation Broadcast Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Registration now open for Advanced Television Systems Committee annual gathering and ‘Boot Camp’ primer on ATSC 3.0 WASHINGTON, D.C – Mar 11, 2014 The evolution of television broadcasting — to include Ultra High-Definition transmission, Internet compatibility, enhanced interactivity, on-demand options, improved audience measurement tools, new audio and video functions, and robust mobility […]

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March 5, 2014

LIN Media’s Jenkins named to ATSC Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has named Brett Jenkins of LIN Media to the ATSC Board of Directors. Jenkins has been elected to fill the seat vacated by Jim Kutzner, PBS, upon his retirement. As LIN Media’s Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Jenkins oversees the […]

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January 15, 2014

Advanced Television Systems Committee Invites Watermarking Technologies Proposals for Future Broadcast TV System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automatic Content Recognition technologies needed for future ATSC 3.0 standard WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced a Call for Proposals regarding audio and/or video watermarking technologies for Automatic Content Recognition to help enable interactive applications and other features of the ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV standard. […]

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