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Webinar: HbbTV in DVB-I environments

July 27, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The webinar provides an update on the DVB-I projects and activities in Germany, Italy and Ireland, experiences, challenges, conclusions and next steps, with a focus on the role of HbbTV. The 60-minute live session includes a Q&A with the audience following the presentations.

Speakers / Agenda

Remo Vogel, rbb / ARD Germany, Business Development and Distribution Strategy
– Status of German DVB-I Pilot
– Role and usage of HbbTV within the pilot
– Implementing features client-side native vs. HbbTV

Stefano Braghieri, RTI-Mediaset Italy, Innovation/Technical Research Department
– Is DVB-I missing something – is DVB-I perfect?
– Why HbbTV …and why not?
– HbbTV in DVB-I: now & next
– The role of the standards

Jim Higgins, RTÉ Ireland, Business Development Manager DTT platform Saorview
– Saorview product development – open standards and a route to market
– Context – evolving audience behaviours
– DVB-I as a basis for a next-generation product
– HbbTV – adding value in a hybrid future

Jörn Krieger, Freelance Journalist

Speakers’ bios

Remo Vogel is responsible for the strategic development of distribution technology at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb) / ARD. His focus is on hybrid systems for programme publication. He is co-chairing the EBU TV Platforms group.

Stefano Braghieri has around 30 years of experience in broadcast/broadband technologies in various capacities, from code writing to standard definition. Involved in DVB and HbbTV Association standards definition, and in HD-Forum-Italia Working Group. He has been working for Mediaset since 2011, involved in technical and commercial support for new technologies and product innovation.

Jim Higgins has worked in RTÉ since 2013, as Business Development Manager for Ireland’s DTT platform Saorview. Experienced in DTT platform stakeholder management, consumer electronics technology and marketing. Achievements include manufacturer technical group lead as part of Irish DTT pilot stakeholder group, Saorview Connect product launch and 700MHz migration campaign.

The recording of the live session is available here.

PDF presentation downloads
Remo Vogel, rbb/ARD
Stefano Braghieri, RTI-Mediaset
Jim Higgins, RTÉ/Saorview


July 27, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


HbbTV Association
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