data carousel

data carousel

A format that interleaves information streams in a repeating pattern for digital video broadcasting. See DVB.
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MBT middleware provides TV operators with exceptional flexibility in enabling them to run multiple Java applications -- with complex interactivity where required -- and with the ability to download new applications and new software versions using the DSM-CC (Digital Storage Media Command and Control) Data Carousel and Object Carousel protocols.
In a data carousel, supplementary data coded in a binary format continuously stream to the set-top box through unused capacity on the same channel as the video program, or even on a different channel.
In the case of the Ludwig Enterprises data carousel the uniqueness of the carousel is defined by multiple digital audio programs, not just one digital audio channel as is normal in digital television.
According to DiviCom's Lookabaugh, initial applications of MMT are likely to include data carousel creation, EPG injection, PSI/SI generation, satellite-based Internet data applications, conditional access platform development, and digital ad insertion.
Carried out in conjunction with Associated Press Television (APTV), the trial broadcast a data carousel of multimedia content simultaneously with APTV's international news video feed.
In addition to monitoring regular programming, Bright House Networks will use Sentry to monitor digital ad insertions and data carousels.
Acterna's DTS product line measures and evaluates these increasingly popular iTV offerings by analyzing the object and data carousels passing through the MPEG streams of terrestrial, cable, telecom, or satellite television providers hosting multiple services for consumers on one set.