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DVB and HbbTV Technologies in TV Systems

February 24, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The webinar, jointly hosted by the DVB Project and the HbbTV Association, focuses on the coexistence of DVB and HbbTV technologies in TV systems, both now and in future developments.

Key topics:

The most relevant DVB technologies for HbbTV:

  • Content delivery technologies overview (DVB-T/S/C/I)
  • DVB-I, DVB-TA and TA with DVB-I
  • A glance to the future: DVB-I on 5G

HbbTV technologies:

  • The importance of the liaison with the DVB for the TV system (coexistence, completeness, integration of services)
  • How HbbTV defines and maintains its own technology
  • What’s next on the radar?

The presentation is followed by a Q&A session.

Peter MacAvock (Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services, EBU Technology and Development, DVB Chairman)

Peter Lanigan (Senior Manager, Standardisation, TP Vision)

Peter MacAvock is Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services, EBU Technology and Development, and DVB Chairman. At the EBU, he heads the team responsible for innovation projects relating to delivery technologies, spectrum management and software platforms. Among other things, he is responsible for spectrum matters and high-level projects related to Hybrid Radio and Television including HbbTV, DVB, RadioDNS and others. In July 2016, he was elected Chairman of the DVB Project, and retains a role as co-chair of the HbbTV Requirements Group. He is an Irish national living and working in Switzerland.

Peter Lanigan works in various standards bodies and other industry associations on behalf of TP Vision, the manufacturer of Philips TVs for Europe and a number of other territories. Topics covered include broadcast and IP technologies, smart TV, advanced picture quality, content security, and national and European regulation. He sits on the Board of CI Plus LLP and chairs the DVB CM-I group, which manages the commercial requirements for the new DVB-I standard for linear TV delivery over IP networks.

Dr Jörn Krieger, Freelance Journalist

A recording of the 1-hour webinar is available on our YouTube channel. The presentations are available for download as PDF documents: Peter Lanigan and Peter MacAvock


February 24, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


HbbTV Association