News Releases

December 2, 2013

ATSC Establishes Candidate Standard For Interactive TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Progress on A/105 Underscores Momentum Behind ATSC 2.0 WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 2, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has elevated the A/105 “Interactive Services” system to Candidate Standard. A key element of the emerging ATSC 2.0 standard, A/105 is designed to enable the marriage of Internet-delivered and broadcast content. […]

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November 13, 2013

ATSC Implementation Guide For The Mobile Emergency Alert System Provides Roadmap For TV Broadcasters Launching Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enhanced Service Can Deliver Video, Audio, Graphics, and Text to Mobile EAS-equipped Device WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today published a new “Implementation Guide” as a valuable resource for TV stations preparing to deploy enhanced mobile emergency alert capability The new handbook, developed by the ATSC […]

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August 27, 2013

ATSC Receives 10 Initial Physical Layer Proposals for Next-Generation TV Broadcasting Technologies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATSC 3.0 Transmission Requirements Include Higher System Capacity, Robust Performance, Improved Efficiency for Future Broadcast TV System WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has received 10 initial proposals from 19 organizations for the Physical Layer of the new “ATSC 3.0” broadcast television standard. With higher capacity to […]

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August 22, 2012

Advanced Televisions Systems Committee And Society Of Broadcast Engineers 2nd Audio Loudness Management Seminars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 22, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) are pleased to announce the second in a series of educational seminar for broadcasters, manufacturers, and others interested in audio loudness management. The 2012 Audio Loudness Management Series continue with the second one-day seminar scheduled […]

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July 10, 2012

Advanced Televisions Systems Committee And Society Of Broadcast Engineers Co-Host Audio Loudness Management Seminars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – JULY 10, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) are pleased to announce an upcoming series of educational seminar for broadcasters, manufacturers, and others interested in audio loudness management. The 2012 Audio Loudness Management Series will kick off with the first […]

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June 12, 2012

ATSC Launches Mobile Emergency Alert Standardization Effort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Enhanced Alerts Add Rich Media Video, Audio, Maps and More To Mobile DTV Signals, Avoiding Cell Phone System Overload WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has begun to standardize an all-new broadcast emergency alert system as an addition to the ATSC A/153 Mobile Digital TV standard, making […]

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May 29, 2012

ATSC Adopts Standard For Transmission of Non-Real-Time Digital TV Content

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newly-minted ATSC A/103 Standard means new capability for feature-rich receivers, including ‘on demand’ broadcast TV channels, more detailed program information WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced the approval of the ATSC NRT (Non-Real-Time) Content Delivery standard, a backwards-compatible enhancement to digital TV broadcasting that provides […]

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May 9, 2012

ATSC Honors S. Merrill Weiss with Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award at the 2012 Annual Meeting

For Immediate Release Broadcast Industry Veteran has more than 45 Years of Experience WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) today announced that S. Merrill Weiss is the 2012 recipient of its highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made during the ATSC Annual Meeting […]

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April 25, 2012

Future of Broadcast Television Initiative Announces Leadership

For Immediate Release ATSC’s Richer Named Chairman, DVB’s Phil Laven Vice Chair; Wenjun Zhang of NERC-DTV to Lead Technical Committee April 25, 2012 – The Management Committee of the Future of Broadcast Television (FoBTV) Initiative, which was officially formed in Las Vegas last week during the NAB Show, today announced its leadership team. Mark Richer […]

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April 17, 2012

Future of Broadcast Television Initiative Launched

For Immediate Release Broadcast Technology Leaders Sign Memorandum of Understanding LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2012 – Technical executives from 13 television broadcast organizations from around the world today completed signing a landmark memorandum of understanding (MOU) to officially form the global Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) Initiative. Announced here during a well-attended general session on […]

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