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Watch Live ATSC 3.0 TV from a Driverless Vehicle at 2018 NAB Show

LAS VEGAS --To drive home the significance of ATSC 3.0 for mobile reception, attendees of this year’s NAB Show will be able to watch live ATSC 3.0 broadcasts from the comforts of an 11-seat self-driving vehicle while it shuttles them between the busy Central and South...

Sinclair, Gaian Developing 3.0 Platform

India based OTT/cloud solutions company Gaian Solutions, Sinclair Broadcast Group and its subsidiary ONE Media 3.0 have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to create a Next Generation Broadcast Platform (NGBP) to support Sinclair’s ATSC 3.0 vision...

3.0’s Potential to Be Tested In Phoenix, Dallas

As broadcasters pack their bags for next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas to see the latest technology and discuss their industry’s future, stations in two of the country’s biggest markets are set to begin broadcasting with the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. Read...

Aitken Honored by NAB TV Engineering Award

LAS VEGAS -- Mark Aitken, vice president of advanced technology for Sinclair Broadcast Group is the recipient of the 2018 NAB Television Engineering Achievement Award, which he will receive at an April 10 ceremony at the NAB Show. Read...

Sinclair Taps ATEME for ATSC Encoding

PARIS, DENVER & SINGAPORE – ATEME has announced that it is supplying Sinclair Broadcast Group with live video encoding technology for Sinclair’s Dallas experimental ATSC 3.0 test for single frequency networks. Read...

The IoT Potential in Next Gen TV

In an era of cybersecurity intrusions, Next Gen TV developers are looking at how to secure the all-IP ATSC 3.0 signals, which are a potential delivery vehicle for Internet of Things (IoT) services. Whether to fixed devices in the home, smart cars in transit, wearable...

Q&A: Mark Aitken on Dallas Next-Gen SFN Trial

BALTIMORE— Two months ago, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Nexstar Media Group, Univision and American Tower announced they would work together to setup an ATSC 3.0-based single frequency network in the Dallas market. Work is progressing on the SFN, which with a bit of...

NAB to Honor Aitken With Television Engineering Achievement Award

WASHINGTON — Mark Aitken, VP of Advanced Technology at Sinclair Broadcast Group, will be honored at the 2018 NAB Show with the NAB Television Engineering Achievement Award. Aitken, who has played an instrumental role in advancing development of the ATSC 3.0 Next-Gen...

Putting Next Gen TV to the [Full] Test

HUNT VALLEY, MD. — Sinclair Broadcast Group is among the largest stations groups in the United States with 193 stations in some 100 U.S. markets and is also recognized as a frontrunner in the development and deployment of ATSC 3.0. However, there’s been little public...

John Hane Joins Spectrum Co as President

BALTIMORE & IRVING, TEXAS — John Hane, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Pillsbury Winthrop Show Pittman LLC law firm, has been named president of Spectrum Co LLC, the consortium announced today. Spectrum Co is the ATSC 3.0 spectrum consortium founded by...