A Candidate Standard is a document that has received significant review within a specialist group. Advancement of a document to Candidate Standard is an explicit call to those outside of the related specialist group for implementation and technical feedback. This is the phase at which the specialist group is responsible for formally acquiring that experience or at least defining the expectations of implementation.
Approved 30 September 2016. The CS period ends 30 March 2017.
This document specifies the protocol on the Single Frequency Network (SFN) interface from studio side infrastructure to SFN of transmitters. The document also defines possible interfaces among the studio infrastructure, for example the interconnection of the ATSC Link Layer Protocol (ALP) and a Broadcast Gateway. This document specifies certain constraints on the scheduling of content […]Read More Download PDF File
Approved 5 January 2016. Updated 21 September 2016. The CS period end 31 March 2017.
This document specifies the technical mechanisms and procedures pertaining to service signaling and IP-based delivery of a variety of ATSC 3.0 services and contents to ATSC 3.0-capable receivers over broadcast, broadband and hybrid broadcast/broadband networks. The service signaling functionality defines the data formats and information components necessary to discover and acquire user services. The IP-based […]Read More Download PDF File Download Zip File
Approved 15 February 2017. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard.
Approved 26 January 2017. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard.
This document specifies methods by which receivers may recover content that is available from a broadcaster, but not delivered directly to the receiver through the RF broadcast signal. This method may be useful in the as case when the receiver is connected to a set-top box via an HDMI cable and is only receiving uncompressed […]Read More Download PDF File
Approved 19 January 2017. The CS period ends 19 July 2017.
This document specifies mechanisms for signaling the properties of applications, including their lifecycle states, and also mechanisms for delivering activation notifications synchronized with a time base, so that the actions of applications can be synchronized accordingly.Read More Download PDF File
Approved 20 January 2017. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard.
This document specifies the communication protocol between an ATSC primary device and an ATSC companion device. In this context the primary device is the primary receiver and is used to present the primary content. The companion device communicates with the primary device to present related, supplementary content, or even the same content as that being […]Read More Download PDF File
Approved 24 November 2015. Updated 17 January 2017. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard.
Approved 26 December 2016. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard
Approved 27 December 2016. This document is currently at ballot as a Proposed Standard.
Approved 29 December 2016. The CS period ends 29 June 2017.
Approved 28 October 2016. The CS period ends 31 March 2017.