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DTG & DTVP International Plugfest 2024

February 26 - March 1

The Digital TV Group (DTG) and Deutsche TV-Plattform (DTVP) are delighted to announce their joint International Plugfest 2024 in cooperation with the HbbTV Association. This week-long event will include the HbbTV Testing event.

The 14th edition of the Plugfest will take place from Monday, February 26, to Wednesday, February 28, at the DTG offices in London, UK. From February 28 to Friday, March 1, the DTG and DTVP will be hosting the HbbTV Testing Event and Testing Group meeting.

The established joint Plugfests provide a fantastic, controlled platform for all participants to collaborate towards achieving interoperability and delivering an excellent user experience.

Interoperability tests cover cutting-edge technologies such as UHD-4K/8K, HDR, HFR, NGA, HbbTV, DVB-I and HDMI (2.0/2.1a/2.1b) interoperability with sources (STBs/streaming devices, Sound bars, AVRs, laptops, encoders) and sinks (TVs, Projectors, Display Monitors etc).

The Plugfest is open to all companies interested in testing/validating their AV products/software/content/apps interoperability & compatibility with others’ implementations. Participants include TV device manufacturers, broadcasters, technology providers, platform operators, encoder providers, test equipment manufacturers, research & development institutions, standardisation bodies as well as HbbTV app, HbbTV OpApp and DVB-I client developers.

Date: February 26-28, 2024

Venue: DTG, 5th Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, UK

Who: Free for all DTG, DTVP & HbbTV members. Nominal fee applicable for non-members. Attendance is strictly restricted to participants only.

This Plugfest forms part of a week-long series of events, which also includes the HbbTV Testing Event, focusing only on the HbbTV Test Suite v2024-1 validation, and HbbTV Testing Group meeting from February 28 to March 1. The Testing Event is open to HbbTV members only.

It provides an opportunity for the HbbTV implementers to execute tests on their devices and log those executions as part of the evidence required to approve test cases for the HbbTV Test Suite v2024-1 release. The representatives of test material providers will be available to discuss problems found with either the test material or implementation. The Testing Event participants will have temporary access to the test harness, necessary for executing the test cases at the event. The test plan will be distributed to the event participants a day before. Participants should be TRAA assignees to have access to the HbbTV Test Repository.

Event details:

Registrations for the DTG/DTVP Plugfest are now open. Please register here.

For logistics please contact Stella Molloy smolloy@dtg.org.uk

For content-related questions about the Plugfest, please contact Ranjeet Kaur rkaur@dtg.org.uk

For content-related questions about the HbbTV Testing Event or face-to-face meeting, please contact Nguyen thi Thanh Van, Samsung Electronics: van.nguyen@samsung.com


February 26
March 1
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Fifth Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall
London, SE1 7TP, United Kingdom
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