FOBTV Yantai 2014 Technical Committee Meeting Announced

Future of Broadcast Television Initiative was founded by global broadcast leaders to implement the common strategies for the future of terrestrial broadcasting and to exchange technical and operational advances in the rapidly converging areas of terrestrial broadcasting, broadband technologies and consumer electronics. More

Management Committee Face to Face Meeting Held and New Chairs of MC and TC Elected

Las Vegas, April 9, 2014 – FOBTV Management Committee held its face to face meeting on April 9th in Las Vegas Convention Center. The meeting was chaired Phil Laven, chair of the MC and participated by FOBTV MC Members. More

Technical Committee Face to Face Meeting held during NAB2014

Las Vegas, April 9, 2014 – FOBTV Technical Committee held its face to face meeting on April 9th in Las Vegas Convention Center. The meeting was chaired Wenjun Zhang, chair of the TC and participated by FOBTV member all around the world. More

IBC2013 FOBTV Session

The FOBTV Session was held on September 17, Forum, RAI Exhibition Center.The session included contributions from some of FOBTV's founding members about their ongoing work on technical innovations for digital terrestrial television.More

The Technical Commitee Held Face-to-face Meeting

The TC f2f meeting was held on September 14 in Amsterdam, RAI Exhibition Center.The meeting reviewed the layer protocol stacks of four layers, the study groups and the specific scopes. The study groups and nominated co-chairs were approved in the TC meeting.More

The Management Commitee Held Face-to-face Meeting

The MC f2f meeting was held on September 14 in Amsterdam, RAI Exhibition Center.The meeting reviewed the updated status of FOBTV membership and administrative status from the Secretariat. More

FOBTV Activities in IBC2013

As did last year, FOBTV has arranged several activities during IBC2013. Management Committee and Technical Committee meetings are scheduled on September 14. A FOBTV Session is scheduled on September 17, the last day of IBC. More

Download FOBTV Poster and Brochure for IBC2013

Going to IBC2013? Let FOBTV Membership Poster and Brochure help your company known to all as a dedicating contributor to a Harmonized Global Broadcast Standard. You can download the poster and brochure by clicking the link below and get printed brochures at RAI Exhibition center.

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TC-Data &Management and TC-Network Layer Groups Held Teleconference

TC-D&M and TC-NTK had their group teleconference on 23rd and 25thof July respectively. More

Vice Chair of TC-Data & Management Layer Group Have Been Appointed

HONOLULU, July 10-11, 2013–TC Chairman Wenjun Zhang appointed Youngkwon Lim as the Vice Chair of data and management layer group. More

TC Leadership Face-to-face Meeting Held in Honolulu, Hawaii

HONOLULU, July 10-11, 2013–The TC Leadership f2f meeting was held during 10-11 July in Honolulu, Hawaii. There were heated discussions about the draft versions of Protocol Stack, Layered Model and Layer Group Working Scopes, such as functional interrelationships between layers, division and interpretation of technical modules within layers.More

Future of Broadcast TV Sessions Held During BMSB2013

LONDON, June 7, 2013– Future of Broadcast TV sessions were held during the last day of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB2013).More

New Chair and Vice Chair of the Management Committee Elected

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2013 – FOBTV Management Committee (MC) Meeting was held during the NAB Show. The meeting began from 12:00 to 13:00 PM local time. Phil Laven (DVB) was elected as the Chair and Bob Plummer (NABA/WBU) as the Vice Chair of the MC.More

FOBTV Sessions in NAB2013

LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2013 – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2013 kicked off with around 100, 000 attendees from more than 160 countries. As the world's largest electronic media event, NAB attract approximately 1,600 manufacturers and suppliers in the industry to present their latest products and technologies. More

FOBTV Session @NAB2013 Announced

After one year’s development of Future of Broadcast Television Initiative (FOBTV), leading world TV organizations have gathered again in Las Vegas to exchange the latest achievement and next step work plan of next-generation broadcast television system. A one-hour FOBTV session titled “The Future of Broadcast TV Initiative Technical Report” will be held during the NAB Show 2013 in Las Vegas. More

FOBTV Technical Committee Meeting Held in Las Vegas

FOBTV Technical Committee meeting was held on 10 Jan. at Las Vegas Convention Center during CES2013. 43 representatives of 31 members attended the meeting (some via telephone conference system). More

FOBTV Session @IBC2012 Announced

To date it has not been possible to take full advantage of the convenience and economies of scale that a single, global broadcast standard might bring but there is hope that a new global initiative has the will and authority to succeed.

Leading world TV organizations have founded the Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) to attempt to bring about a unified next-generation broadcast television system. All agree that terrestrial broadcasting is the most spectrum-efficient means for wireless delivery of popular real-time and file-based content. The goal is to produce common requirements for a new terrestrial broadcast standard, applicable to mobile devices and accommodating internet connectivity, Ultra HDTV and new coding schemes like HEVC. More

Future of Broadcast Television Initiative Announces Leadership

ATSC’s Richer Named Chairman, DVB’s Phil Laven Vice Chair;Wenjun Zhang of NERC-DTV to Lead Technical Committee

LAS VEGAS, April 25, 2012 – The Management Committee of the Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) Initiative, which was officially formed in Las Vegas last week during the NAB Show, today announced its leadership team.

Mark Richer has been elected FOBTV Chairman. Richer is President of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, one of the 13 global technology and standards organizations that founded the FOBTV Initiative. Phil Laven, Chairman of the Digital Video Broadcasting Project, was named FOBTV Vice Chairman. More

Future of Broadcast Television Initiative Launched

Broadcast Technology Leaders Sign Memorandum of Understanding

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2012 – Technical executives from 13 television broadcast organizations from around the world today completed signing a landmark memorandum of understanding (MOU) to officially form the global Future of Broadcast Television (FOBTV) Initiative.

Announced here during a well-attended general session on FOBTV at the National Association of Broadcasters convention, the MOU builds on the Future of Broadcast TV Summit held in Shanghai, China, in November 2011, where world broadcasting leaders established a framework for cooperation to chart the future course of terrestrial television broadcasting. More

Future of Broadcast Terrestrial Television Initiative Memorandum of Understanding

FOBTV2011, November 10-11, Shanghai, China

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