Technology - Broadcasting - Digital TV (including iTV & Digital Radio)
A description is given of the technologies used for broadcasting, for digital radio, TV, both terrestrial and satellites. A description is also given of the competing broadcasting standards, particularly DAB, DVB, ATSC, the Mobile TV standards DVB-H and DMB. Also described are interactive TV, and especially MHP, and compare it with the various other STB middleware approaches that it looks likely to replace.
Table of Contents
2. Video broadcast technologies
2.1 NTSC and PAL analogue TV
2.2 Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting – DTTB
2.3 High Definition Television – HDTV
2.4 DVB – The Digital Video Broadcasting Project
2.4.1 DVB standards
2.5 Advanced Television Standards Committee (ATSC) - USA
Paul, May I congratulate you on a very successful and enjoyable afternoon with the Minister. In providing the roundtable discussions between government and industry, it highlighted the strong interest by stakeholders in Broadband and its implementation but it also presented us with other issues and opportunities that we need to address.