There will be a changing of the guard in the ATSC Technology Group
The presentation was made during the 2017 ATSC Next Gen TV Conference at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center on Wednesday.
Many stations will replace transmitters, RF systems, line and antennas as part of the channel repack after the incentive auction and it makes sense to select gear that will work for ATSC 3.0.
LG Electronics’ Senior Director of Standards and Technology Madeline Noland is the 2016 recipient of the Advanced Television Systems Committee’s Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award.
ATSC 3.0, the “next-generation” television broadcast standard, appears to be on the horizon, as the Advanced Television Systems Committee will highlight to “countdown to launch” during the 2016 ATSC Broadcast Television Conference set to take place in Washington D.C.
Work on a future ATSC 3.0 standard is moving swiftly, with officials from GatesAir, LG and Zenith’s research and development lab predicting that there will be a “candidate standard” by the end of this year.
The industry is abuzz with speculation about the upcoming video standard in ATSC 3.0, possibly including High Dynamic Range, multiple frame rates, and wider color gamuts. But the audio component of this new standard has received far less publicity.