DVB to demo DVB-I Internet-enabled linear video

Sept. 10, 2019
At IBC2019 in Amsterdam, DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast ...

At IBC2019 in Amsterdam, DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, will present a demonstration of linear TV services using the DVB-I solution, which relies on Internet-based access and streaming mechanisms alongside traditional broadcasting techniques.

"As we approach the deployment stage for DVB-I, IBC is a great opportunity to showcase its readiness to enable the kind of reliable and user-friendly experience we associate with watching TV, but in situations where a broadcast connection may not be available," said Peter MacAvock, chairman of DVB.

At IBC2019, several DVB members will collaborate on the DVB-I demonstration, built from the related specifications. The demo will include broadband- and broadcast-delivered linear TV services using HTTP-based access and streaming mechanisms. It is intended to showcase key elements such as a DVB-I Service List, DVB-DASH streaming with the recently released low-latency mode, and Multicast Adaptive Bit Rate support for network optimization.

DVB member demo partners will include ATEME, Broadpeak, ENENSYS Technologies, Harmonic, ITV, Kineton, Newtec, RAI, Rohde & Schwarz, SES, TPV Technology, and Viaccess-Orca.        

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