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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