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The German DVB-I Pilot at IBC2022

Several German public media organizations and partners showcased at IBC2022 how various programme sources such as broadband, terrestrial and satellite broadcast can be integrated seamlessly and enable new media experiences on TV sets using DVB-I. Read more about the German DVB-I Pilot in the Services section.

Road-testing DVB-I: en route for deployment

A May 2022 webinar mainly focused on the Mediaset-led DVB-I proof of concept in Italy. Alongside a detailed update on that project there is information on the development of reference tools, including the skeleton Central Service List Registry, and planned enhancements to the DVB-I specification.

Introduction to the DVB-I spec

A December 2019 overview of the then newly finalized DVB-I service discovery specification. Presented by Peter Lanigan (TP Vision) and Paul Higgs (Huawei), who chair the commercial and technical working groups responsible for DVB-I.

Encoding and packaging for DVB-I services

While DVB-I service lists can reference services delivered via broadband and/or broadcast, the specification was developed primarily to bring the user-friendliness and robustness of traditional digital television to broadband viewers. This March 2020 webinar considers the key technologies for broadband delivery of linear television content. Presented by Rufael Mekuria (Unified Streaming), chair of the DVB TM-STREAM group.

DVB-I Service Lists & Programme Information

This webinar from April 2020 covers several technical aspects of building and using service lists in a DVB-I ecosystem. It is presented by Nicholas Frame (TP Vision).

Building a reference client for DVB-I

In this webinar (from April 2020), Juha Joki of Sofia Digital explains the approaches and design used when creating the DVB-I reference client, along with the different application models and how services are managed within the client.

DVB DEMOS 2021 – several exhibitors

The online DVB DEMOS event in September 2021 included several contributions related to DVB-I. Jump directly to the relevant sections using the links below:

  • TPV Technology – DVB-I: getting the most out of every device
  • NESTED consortium – Universal delivery of TV services using DVB standards: from terrestrial to mobile
  • Kineton – DVB-I at the heart of Kinecar, Kineton’s in-car infotainment system
  • Dolby – DVB-I for increased viewer engagement
  • Huawei – A demonstration of DVB-I using a Chinese EPG and service lists and Chinese content
  • Qualcomm – A first glance of DVB-I over 5G: DVB-MABR over LTE-based 5G Broadcast
  • DTG Testing – Driving widespread adoption of DVB-I with the DTG DVB-I Test Suite
  • Wrap-up from Emily Dubs, DVB Head of Technology

DVB DEMOS 2020 – several exhibitors

The online DVB DEMOS event in November 2020 also included several contributions related to DVB-I. Jump directly to the relevant sections using the links below:

  • Dolby – DVB-I fast-tracks the launch of enhanced audio and video services for immersive and personalized experiences.
  • Kineton – DVB-I as the perfect standard to lead the past and current generation of technology towards a new way of understanding and doing television.
  • OnScreen Publishing – DVB-I enables a broadcast-like TV experience across a wide range of devices. OnScreen Publishing’s end-to end platform is ideal for evaluating, trialling and launching DVB-I.
  • Sofia Digital – Official DVB-I reference implementation to accelerate market adoption.
  • TPV Technology – DVB-I offering a unified user experience, combining broadband and broadcast services on a DVB-I-native TV set.
  • Wrap-up from Emily Dubs, DVB Head of Technology