For Immediate Release
HIGH FRAME RATE 120Hz VIDEO
SHOWS EXCEPTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS
POSSIBLE WITH NEXTGEN TV
DS Broadcast Model BGE9300 Encoder
Delivers Dazzling Video During Test
at Phoenix Model Market
ATSC 3.0 Station
AZ – (October 16, 2019) – In a broadcast industry first, High Frame Rate 120Hz
video has been transmitted by a NextGen TV transmitter as part of the Phoenix
Model Market project. The High Frame
Rate 120Hz video was encoded by the DS Broadcast Model BGE9300 Encoder,
received on the company’s Model BGD4100 Integrated Receiver Decoder, and
displayed on Ultra HDTV screens in Phoenix.
TV video is transmitted at 30 frames a second, which means that high-motion
activity like sports seems to flicker and blur – particularly in high contrast
situations where there is a lot of motion, such as a football or baseball
game. Motion blur also affects things
like video of waterfalls or ocean surf.
BGE9300 Encoder is ideal for high action sports or any content where there is a
tremendous amount of movement, such as the fishing and running water video used
in this first-ever U.S. transmission,” said Chris Lee, Director of Marketing
and Sales for Korea-based DS Broadcast, which is also a key supplier of ATSC
3.0 broadcast equipment for South Korean broadcasters and is exhibiting this
week in booth N366 at NAB Show NY.
NextGen TV will generally be transmitted at 60 frames a second, which will be a
significant improvement, the ‘holy grail’ for sports fans is 120Hz (or High
Frame Rate) transmissions paired with High Dynamic Range video. This combination creates an exceptionally
immersive experience, even with 2K video sources. It’s even more impressive than 4K video to
the average viewer. And the combination
of High Frame Rate with High Dynamic Range is also very efficient for
broadcasters, consuming little additional bandwidth,” said Dave Folsom,
consulting engineer for the Phoenix Model Market project.
BGE9300 High Frame Rate Encoder features ATSC 3.0 or MPEG-2 TS multiplex, HEVC
Main/Main10 encoding at multiple frame rates (100/120/119.88). The encoder supports High Dynamic Range and
Wide Color Gamut, IEEE 1588v2 PTP synchronization, and Dolby® AC-4. Inputs include SDI or SMPTE ST 2110 with
embedded 16x audio channels and is designed to operate 24 hours a day/7 days a
week with continuous operation as a real-time encoded with a guarantee of
50,000 hours. Like other DS Broadcast
ATSC 3.0 products, it’s also designed to fit into a 1U 19-inch equipment rack
and contains a redundant power supply.
the 2019 NAB NY Show, DS Broadcast will be showing other encoding and decoding
The BGE9000 encoder, which has superior
picture quality for ATSC 3.0 broadcasting in the U.S. The BGE9000 Encoder
supports HEVC (H.265) and Dolby AC-4 for use in the broadcast and transmission
environment. The BGE9000 offers direct ROUTE/MMTP output for the best
channel changing as well as HTTP PUT of DASH segments or MPU fragments for
other broadcast equipment. This model also includes PTP and NTP support for
wall clock synchronization (with an ATSC 3.0 encode mode). It accepts 12G-SDI,
Quad 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, or SDI sources and reliably runs on a 24/7 schedule.
Together with BGE9000 encoder, ATSC 3.0
IRD (Integrated Receiver Decoder) BGD4100, offers a superior monitoring
environment of ATSC 3.0 by supporting direct input of ROUTE/MMTP, STLTP and RF.
It has various output options of SDI (12G-SDI, Quad 3G-SDI, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI) and
HDMI. It supports HEVC UHD60p/FHD120p/HD120p decode and Dolby AC-4 decode,
IMSC1-based caption, ROUTE number-based segment & time-based segment.
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