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THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS

The DTG’s D-Book 10 is the industry determined, next generation, universally deployed specification which supports future interactive services and enables the continuing transition towards HbbTV.

Where D-Book 9 introduced HbbTV references for Freeview Play at the MHEG to HbbTV transition which included the introduction of support for HEVC and HDR for IP delivered services, D-Book 10 continues to support the development of HD products and services with the introduction of Single Frequency Network (SFN) support for the migration of COM 7&8 T2 multiplexes into the 700 MHz band. An IP Software Upgrade Option has been included in response to the requirements of manufacturers handling software upgrades to today’s complex TVs, avoiding the need for SSU Broadcast updates.

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


A decade ago: Digital UK backs switchover legacy project

Digital UK has announced its backing for a scheme to build on the success of the UK's first television switchover in Copeland.

Two months on from completion of switchover, Ford Ennals, Digital UK Chief Executive, presented a grant to help establish a digital inclusion project run by Age Concern North West Cumbria, which will provide advice, assistance and training in new technologies for people of all ages.

18 January 2008

View more: Digital UK backs switchover legacy project

Leonardo Chiariglione Award at the 69th Engineering Emmys

Leonardo Chiariglione is the Italian engineer who has been at the forefront of initiatives shaping media technology, most notably as the Chairman and Co-Founder of the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) with Hiroshi Yasuda. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recently honoured him with the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, which is 'a special engineering honour to an individual whose contributions over time have significantly affected the state of television technology and engineering'.

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


NorDig 20th Anniversary

2017 marked the 20th anniversary of NorDig which was launched in 1997 to oversee digital TV distribution in the Nordic region. The Odense Declaration by broadcasters in that year stated that there should be unified rules in the Nordic region aiming to meet the following objectives: national channels of all the Nordic countries should be accessible throughout the Nordic region; a uniform set of criteria and specifications regarding receiver apparatus should be set out of the benefit of manufacturers and providers of services; and viewers should be given the greatest possible freedom of choice of channels, services and distribution systems.

View more: THE DTG’S D-BOOK 10 DEFINES LATEST UK TV REQUIREMENTS


23 Jan 2018

DTG UK UHD Forum

23 Jan 2018

Joint DTG Displays Group & DTG Production Systems Group

25 Jan 2018

DTG Accessibility Group

30 Jan 2018

DTG Spectrum Access Forum


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