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Broadcast Standard Association ATSC Staging Annual Broadcast Conference in Washington, D.C. in Mid-June

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Broadcast Standard Association ATSC Staging Annual Broadcast Conference in Washington, D.C. in Mid-June

ATSC, the Broadcast Standards Association, today released additional details about its annual NextGen Broadcast Conference and Member Meeting at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. in mid-June.  The program will focus on new opportunities for broadcasting utilizing ATSC 3.0, the next-generation broadcast standard that is now available to viewers in 75 markets across the U.S., 80% of viewers in South Korea, and soon 66% in Jamaica.

“ATSC 3.0 is a robust and flexible wireless system built on an Internet Protocol backbone, ideal for new applications for international business, emergency information, mobility, and remarkable enhancements for traditional TV broadcasting.  Each year, we welcome the broadcast industry to get together and learn about new avenues for next-generation broadcasting, and to hear updates on the deployment of ATSC 3.0 across the world.  We look forward to robust conversations about the latest opportunities to apply flexible ATSC 3.0 broadcasts with local sports, interactive functions, automotive applications and more,” said Madeleine Noland, President of ATSC.

Announced sessions for the Conference include:

  • Playing the Game: NEXTGEN TV Sports
  • Interactive Apps Unleashed
  • Inspiring Consumers: The Latest Research on NEXTGEN TV
  • Datacasting: Leveraging the ATSC 3.0 IP Backbone to Diversify Revenue Streams
  • Are We There Yet? NextGen Automotive TV
  • Emergency Messaging Update
  • NEXTGEN TV Consumer Devices Update

The two-day ATSC conference looking at next-generation broadcast options and devices runs Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14, and is open to all.  ATSC Members can participate in all three days of events, including both the ATSC Annual Members Meeting and the vibrant two-day conference. program.  The capstone of the event will be the presentation of the annual Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award and the Mark Richer Medal for industry leadership, the organization’s highest honors, on June 14.

Registration for the event is open on ATSC.org, at:  https://www.atsc.org/events/nextgen-broadcast-conference/

As the NEXTGEN TV rollout in the United States continues apace, ATSC 3.0 is also being planned for additional markets around the world, with Trinidad & Tobago launching services next year, key ATSC 3.0 technologies selected for Brazil’s TV 3.0 initiative also launching in 2025, direct-to-mobile standards exploration in India, and testing underway now in Mexico and Canada.

ATSC member organizations represent the broadcast, broadcast equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries. Conference attendees are typically mid-to-senior level executives within the ATSC 3.0 and NEXTGEN TV ecosystem. There will be numerous demonstrations and some two dozen exhibitors showcasing the latest in ATSC 3.0 technologies, products and services.

About ATSC:  ATSC, the Broadcast Standards Association, is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards and recommended practices for digital terrestrial broadcasting. Serving as an essential force in the broadcasting industry, ATSC guides the seamless integration of broadcast and telecom standards to drive the industry forward. Currently, the ATSC 3.0 Standard is providing the best possible solution for expanding the potential of the broadcast spectrum beyond its traditional application to meet changing needs. From conventional television to innovative digital data services, ATSC has one clear goal: to empower the broadcasting ecosystem like never before. For more information, visit www.atsc.org.