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HbbTV Webinar “Testing and Certification” with Dr Bob Campbell and Nguyen Thi Thanh Van

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The webinar focuses on the HbbTV Association’s core mission of testing and certification of devices and apps to ensure compliance with the specifications. The session covers HbbTV tools such as the Test Suite, Reference App and DASH Validator as well as certification and testing approaches in different countries and practical information about device and apps testing.

The presentation is held by Dr Bob Campbell, Eurofins Digital Testing, and Nguyen Thi Thanh Van, Samsung R&D Institute. It is followed by a Q&A session.

Dr Bob Campbell is Director of Engineering at Eurofins Digital Testing. He is responsible for the delivery of products including its CI+ Test Tool, Ligada HbbTV test harness and HbbTV Test Suites used around the world. Bob is also responsible for Eurofins’ participation in a wide range of standards bodies and is the company’s representative at the HbbTV Association Steering Group, CTA WAVE, ATSC and a number of other organisations. Prior to joining Eurofins, Bob worked in a variety of industries including at IBM and Siemens Rail and holds a PhD from Bristol University.

Nguyen Thi Thanh Van is Head of TV Interactive Middleware Development at Samsung R&D Institute. Van joined Samsung in 2007 and was responsible for cooperation with regulators and standards bodies on digital media regulation and standardization in CEE and Africa until 2014. In her current capacity, she is leading an Interactive MW development team. Van has been involved with HbbTV Testing Group since 2011, where she was a Group Vice-Chair from 2013 to 2018 and a Group Chair since 2018. Van has been multiply awarded for innovation at Samsung and a winner of an award for the Best Individual Contribution to the HbbTV Association in 2017.

Moderator: Dr Jörn Krieger, Freelance Journalist

A recording of the 1-hour webinar is available on our YouTube channel. The presentations can be downloaded as PDF documents here (Bob) and here (Van).