DVB-I and DVB-SIS among new fact sheets


The DVB Project Office has published several new and updated fact sheets ahead of IBC2018, providing useful information about recent or forthcoming specifications. All will be available from the DVB booth in Amsterdam (1.D81).

New fact sheets

Four new DVB fact sheets have been published – click on the title to open the PDF:

  • DVB-I – Commercial Requirements have been agreed for the development of specifications to enable standalone TV services over the internet
  • DVB-SIS – the Single Illumination System specification was published by ETSI in August 2018
  • DVB-SUB – this fact sheet focuses on DVB's new text-based subtitling specification along with the widely-deployed and recently-updated bitmap subtitling specification
  • DVB-DASH – an update of this specification, which adapts the MPEG DASH adaptive streaming standard to DVB content, was published in March 2018, providing extensions for HDTV and UHD


Along with the four new publications listed above, other fact sheets related to the demonstrations on the DVB booth at IBC2018 were also updated. 

  • DVB-CSS – the DVB specification for Companion Streams and Screens will be used for a synchronized audio demo at IBC
  • DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 – the fact sheets for these two important physical layer specifications have also been updated to reflect the latest developments

The full collection of DVB fact sheets can be found here.