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ATSC

(Advanced Television Systems Committee) The international digital television (DTV) standard in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South Korea as well as other smaller countries. Broadcast over the air (terrestrial) or via satellite and cable, ATSC transmits in a 6 MHz channel and uses MPEG-2 video compression and Dolby Digital audio compression. ATSC was adopted by the FCC in 1996. For resolution details, see DTV.

ATSC 2.0
In 2015, Version 2.0 of the ATSC standard added support for advertisements, video-on-demand, interactive features and mobile devices that act as a second screen.

NexGen TV - ATSC 3.0
Expected in 2018, the IP-based Version 3.0 provides increased efficiency and performance as well as support for 4K and HDR video. Viewers can rewind a program to the beginning even if it already started, and ATSC 3.0 provides custom home screens, zooming and alerts for favorite shows. Object-based audio (Dolby Atmos and DTS:X) are supported if the TV tuner is Dolby AC-4 capable. Targeted emergency alerts and GPS navigation updates are also included. See 4K TV, HDR, Dolby Atmos and DTS.
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Their innovations are expected to be used in the majority of the baseline Physical Layer transmission system, which is likely to become an ATSC Candidate Standard next month.
This week in Cleveland, expert viewers visited a number of locations, witnessing how the more robust TV system will attract mobile viewers, connect viewers with Internet content, reach those in difficult reception locations, and delight owners of future 4K Ultra High-Definition TV sets with pristine 4K content delivered over-the-air using the new ATSC 3.
making ATSC transmission more efficient, and therefore will contribute to reducing the global ATSC network OPEX costs for broadcasters.
3D content delivered on one ATSC terrestrial channel to Mobile/Handheld receivers, and delivery of both views in real-time.
Jim led the effort to develop the ATSC A/85 Recommended Practice "Techniques for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness for Digital Television.
LGE has successful experience in ATSC demodulators and RF tuners for the US and Canada markets.
A subsidiary of Salient has filed a tender offer statement on Schedule TO with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), and ATSC has filed a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9, with respect to the offer.
The A/85 ATSC Recommended Practice provides guidelines and technical parameters for the transmission of commercial advertisements by a television broadcast station, cable operator, or other multi-channel video programming distributor as required by the CALM Act.
ATSC president Mark Richer said, Internet technology now permeates the consumer experience and mobility has become a requirement.
For TV stations, the cost of broadcasting channels in both ATSC and ATSC-M/H formats is relatively minor and opens up new ways to reach consumers.
The Santana ATSC-MH (A/153) core, along with the Garcia ATSC (A/53)/QAM demodulator core, completes the company's portfolio of high performance products for the ATSC-based DTV markets, such as North America and Korea.
com/research/acf6aa/the_rise_of_the_at) has announced the addition of the "The Rise of the ATSC M/H Machines: The Battle for American Mobile TV" report to their offering.