NAB2006 to host DTV Hot Spot

ACAP, VSB enhancements and home networking are among the technologies that will be showcased

The ATSC and the NAB will demonstrate new technologies at the “DTV Hot Spot: A Digital Paradise” at NAB2006. A variety of technologies will be showcased, including:

  • Home networking strategies
  • VSB transmission system enhancements
  • Statistical multiplexing
  • Set top boxes utilizing advanced coding technologies
  • Software data download
  • Interactive television utilizing the ATSC ACAP standard

Companies demonstrating these technologies include Aircode, Axcera, DTV Innovations, HANA, Rohde & Schwarz/Samsung, TANDBERG Television, UpdateLogic, USDTV, and Zenith/LG. In addition, the NAB and MSTV will demonstrate high performance/low cost digital converters under development for them by Thomson and Zenith/LG.

The DTV Hot Spot will be located in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Hall Upper Lobby and will be open Monday through Wednesday, April 24 – 26, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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