News Releases

October 16, 2009

ATSC Adopts Mobile Digital TV Standard – Press Release

For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is pleased to announce the approval of A/153 ATSC Mobile DTV Standard. The ballot, tallied at midnight Oct. 15, was approved with overwhelming support by the full ATSC membership. The ATSC Mobile DTV Standard defines the technical specifications necessary for broadcasters […]

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October 7, 2009

ATSC Hosts Seminar On Audio Loudness – Pess Release

For Immediate Release Committee Introduces New Recommended Practice WASHINGTON, October 7, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has announced plans to host a seminar on the topic of audio loudness on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. “The seminar will provide detailed presentations on the ATSC Recommended Practice; ‘Techniques for Establishing andMaintaining […]

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June 12, 2009

ATSC Salutes The ‘Passing’ Of NTSC – Press Release

For Immediate Release Industry Leaders Welcome the All-Digital Broadcasting Age WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2009 – On June 12, 2009, over a half-century of over-the-air analog television transmission signals in the United States came to an end. NTSC analog television was 68 years old. The first black-and-white standard for broadcast was born in March 1941 […]

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March 17, 2009

ATSC Mobile DTV Pavilion At NAB2009 – Press Release

For Immediate Release ATSC and Member Companies Demonstrate Mobile Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) will host the Mobile DTV Pavilion, featuring new technologies, products and systems for implementation of the ATSC Mobile DTV Candidate Standard. The Pavilion will be showcased at the world’s largest electronic media show; […]

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March 17, 2009

2009 Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award – Press Release

For Immediate Release ATSC Honors Wayne E. Bretl WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2009 – Wayne E. Bretl of LG Electronics has been honored by the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) as the 2009 recipient of the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation was made May 14 at the St. Louis Four Seasons […]

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March 11, 2009

El Salvador Adopts ATSC Digital Television Standard – Prtess Release

For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee is pleased to announce the country of El Salvador has adopted the ATSC Digital Television Standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting. The decision in El Salvador, adopted April 22, was based on a technical report issued by the Telecommunications Bureau of […]

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January 25, 2009

ATSC Publishes Recommended Practice – Press Release

For Immediate Release “Conversion of ATSC Signals for Distribution to NTSC Viewers” WASHINGTON, D.C., Januaary 26, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) published a new Recommended Practice on January 7, 2009. The “Conversion of ATSC Signals for Distribution to NTSC Viewers” provides guidance to broadcasters and other creators of ATSC high-definition (HD) or […]

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January 20, 2009

ATSC Wins Emmy – Press Release

For Immediate Release Award Received in Honor of DTV Standardization Work WASHINGTON, D.C., Januaary 21, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), the FCC Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service, the Advanced Television Test Center and the Advanced Television Evaluation Laboratory (CRC) received Emmy Awards for standardization of the ATSC DTV Standard at the […]

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January 7, 2009

ATSC Hosts Second Audio Summit – Press Release

For Immediate Release Event to be held in conjunction with 2009 HPA Technology Retreat WASHINGTON, D.C., January 07, 2009 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is organizing a one-half day seminar on audio technology to be held on February 17, 2009. The “ATSC Audio Summit, Ver. 2.0” will be an opportunity for interested members of the media […]

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December 1, 2008

ATSC Approves Mobile & Handheld Candidate Standard – Press Release

For Immediate Release ATSC DTV Moves into High Gear with Mobile and Handheld Specifications WASHINGTON, D.C., December 01, 2008 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. (ATSC) has elevated its specification for Mobile Digital Television to Candidate Standard status. The new Mobile DTV Candidate Standard provides the technical capabilities necessary for broadcasters’ to provide new […]

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