South Korean wireless telecom company SK Telecom, Sinclair Broadcast Group and its subsidiary ONE Media this week signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the 2018 CES in Las Vegas to create an overarching wireless network architecture based on ATSC 3.0 and deploy a proof of concept before July.
The trio of Sinclair Broadcast Group, One Media and TeamCast were singled out during the Innovation Awards Ceremony during IBC 2017 to honor the work the three had done on the Next Generation of Broadcast Platform project.
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Sinclair subsidiary ONE Media struck an agreement to develop ATSC 3.0 chipsets with Bangalore-based Saankhyya Labs, a developer of cognitive software-defined radio chips.
Sinclair Broadcast Group and its subsidiary, ONE Media, are focusing on ATSC 3.0 receiver design and cross-platform user data collection.
ONE Media wants ATSC 3.0, the next-generation TV standard, and it wants it now.
A consortium of broadcast technology developers, including Sinclair Broadcast Group, reported doing field tests of ATSC 3.0 concepts over a single frequency network on the East Coast on Monday this week. Mark Aitken, Sinclair’s ATSC 3.0 evangelist, fielded questions from TV Technology about the 3.0 SFN tests.
Samsung and LG are among the companies that contributed technologies to the broadcast transmission scheme elevated this morning to Candidate Standard status for the ATSC 3.0 advanced TV distribution methodology.
Test is designed to provide real-time assessments of QoS using the new Internet Protocol-based standard currently being reviewed by the ATSC.