The DTG has released the latest version of the D-Book, the series of standards that form the basis of the UK terrestrial TV system, and underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV.
D-Book 12 ensured all future TVs would support resolutions of HD or above by removing standard definition receiver profiles. The latest version update SI (service information) and HbbTV.
A world-first when first published, the DTG D-Book is the culmination of over 25 years of industry collaboration that ensures every UK citizen can enjoy great British television,” said Richard Lindsay-Davies, CEO, DTG”. More importantly than ever, in this extraordinary year, we continue to bring together brilliant engineers from across the sector. Ensuring that viewers can enjoy the exciting range of content, reliably in the best quality possible, across a wide range of consumer electronics devices.”
The DTG welcomes contributions from members on the evolution towards hybrid distribution systems which will feed into the development of future D-Books.
D-Book 12.5 is available to DTG Members as part of their membership. Non-DTG Members can purchase the D-Book for £50,000.