Month: July 2020

next gen tv

What is Next Gen TV and when will it launch?

There’s a new television broadcast technology called “Next Gen TV,” and it promises better picture quality, a signal more resistant to interference, interactive features, and localized emergency alerts.  Next Gen TV is an evolution of the current ATSC over-the-air broadcast standard used in North America, and TV stations are already planning for its roll-out. We’ll …

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ATSC 3.0: How cord-cutters should plan for antenna TV’s big upgrade

The broadcast TV industry has been hyping a new standard for over-the-air channels over the past couple years. It’s called ATSC 3.0, or Next Gen TV. The benefits of this standard are clear: Better reception, 4K HDR video support, Dolby Atmos and DTS-X support, on-demand video, and possibly even streaming to mobile devices and automobiles. (The standard …

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