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DTG Daily News Roundup
BBC white paper response deadline, Grabyo teams up with Facebook, and Panasonic to sell 4k Blu-ray player
BBC white paper consultation is closed
The government's consultation on the future of the BBC has now closed, with culture secretary John Whittingdale MP revealing that more than 80,000 people have responded.
Whittingdale told the Conservative Party conference that the public had lost confidence in the BBC Trust's ability to examine their complaints independently—governance is one of the key topics in the green paper.
Grabyo named as Facebook's broadcast partner
DTG 2014 Television Innovation Award winner Grabyo has become Facebook's partner for allowing broadcasters to share content on the social network.
Grabyo provides a scalable, cloud-based platform for broadcasters and content rights holders to instantly create, distribute and monetise real-time video clips across any platform and device.
Panasonic to sell world's first Ultra HD 4k Blu-ray player
The world's first Blu-ray player for 4k Ultra HD discs will go on sale from Panasonic next month in Japan.
The DMR-UBZ1 supports HDR (high-dynamic range) pictures on compatible televisions, and also has a 3TB TV recorder satellite and terrestrial TV, but Panasonic will make just 500 per month.
DTG publishes R-Book 6: practical guidelines for Freeview & YouView aerial system installers
The DTG has published the 6th edition of its free R-Book for aerial system installers fitting Freeview and all other DTT-based platforms, with practical advice on interference mitigation and the latest industry guidelines.
R-Book 6 has been produced by the DTG RF Working Group, led by the DTG’s Principal RF Engineer, Alex Buchan, and broadcast transmission and reception consultant Peter Barnett of the CAI (Confederation of Aerial Industries), at the request of Ofcom, the UK communications regulator.
Freeview announces that all future products will be HD beyond 2016
Freeview has announced a migration of its product labelling towards HD-only products from the start of 2016, supported by the DTG.
The UK’s biggest TV platform said that the Freeview Trade Mark Licence will only be granted for HD products from the end of 2016, and will no longer appear on new SD products.
"UHD is ready to roll": SES Ultra HD Conference @ the DTG, September 29th 2015
SES hosted a conference in London on September 29th 2015 that gave up-to-date views from industry experts on the introduction of Ultra High Definition (UHD) to the television market.
Opening the conference, journalist and industry analyst Chris Forrester said that UHD has taken huge steps forward over the past six months and cited UHD channels in China, Europe (France, Germany and UK) Japan, Korea, India as well as the USA.
13 Oct 2015
DTG Dynamic Spectrum Access Forum
13 Oct 2015
DTG RF Group
14 Oct 2015
DTG Mobile Video Alliance
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DTG in the news
- UK start-ups win IBC stand space
Broadcast :: 22 July 2015
- BBC, Sky and DVB honoured at DTG Awards
TVB Europe :: 14 May 2015
- Ofcom threatens action over 4K labelling
Broadband TV News :: 13 May 2015
- Tech innovation leads the 'slow demise of traditional broadcast'
ComputerWeekly.com :: 23 September 2015
- Smartzer wins DTG Television Innovation Awards
Broadcast Tech :: 21 September 2015