BitRouter Announces Android App Version of its ATSC 3.0 Software

LAS VEGAS — CES — BitRouter, a leading provider of software for ATSC 3.0 receivers, today announced the availability of the Android™ app version of its ATSC 3.0 software at CES 2022. The app, called ATV, can be ported to any Android device that supports ATSC tuners and a Dolby® AC-4 certified system-on-a-chip (SoC). BitRouter’s Linux-based ATSC 3.0 solution, ATSC3pak, is currently deployed in 15 NEXTGEN TV markets.

“The simultaneous availability of ATV for Android and Linux along with our prototype datacasting receiver shows the versatility of our ATSC3pak software,” said Gopal Miglani, President and Founder of BitRouter. “Our solution empowers manufacturers to target the NEXTGEN TV opportunity with minimum upfront investment.”

With ATV, BitRouter now offers a comprehensive ATSC 3.0 solution for both Linux and Android, with the same rich user interface and features on both platforms. These include support for:

  • ATSC 3.0 and ATSC 1.0
  • Multiple tuners
  • Grid guide
  • Software updates
  • Signed tables
  • Multi-PLP broadcasts
  • Channel scan
  • Captions
  • HDMI output with Dolby AC-4 audio

During CES, BitRouter will be conducting virtual demonstrations of the ATV app over Zoom, from Jan. 5-7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.