08.17.2006 08:00 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
FLO Air Interface Spec wins approval

The widespread delivery of live multimedia content to mobile handsets reached a significant milestone in mid-July with the official approval by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)'s TR-47.1 Subcommittee of the FLO Air Interface Specification (AIS) as TIA-1099.

The AIS was the first technical specification produced and approved by the FLO Forum, an association of wireless industry leaders whose goal is advancing global standardization of FLO technology.

The TIA's TR-47 Engineering Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of Terrestrial Mobile Multimedia Multicast (TM3) standards while TR-47.1 is a subcommittee focused on FLO technology standardization.

The Air Interface Specification defines the radio protocols used over the air between the FLO network and a FLO device for the delivery of multicast services. The AIS enables the efficient delivery of multiple multimedia streams, including simultaneous wide-area and local-area content, over standard TV channel allocation bandwidths.

For more information, visit: www.floforum.org.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology