Here is a summary and description of the work within NorDig for the last 20 years. Looking back at history is an inspiration to continue the work and face the challenges of the future, writes Ingve Bjerknes, the present chairman for Nordig Excom.
The HbbTV Association applauds NorDig for releasing specifications to support the adoption of HbbTV 2. The update represents the first steps by the region to move from HbbTV1.5 to HbbTV 2.
All receivers in the Nordic region will be required to support MPEG-4 under new guidelines from the regional standards body NorDig.
The Finnish HDTV Forum has said it plans to ratify the HbbTV connected TV standard as recently defined by the TV specifications body NorDig.
NorDig has released an update to its common API for interactive services that specifies HbbTV as the API for interactive services for advanced integrated receiver decoders (IRDs).
RTE has appointed Sweden’s Teracom to test the receivers for its free-to-air DTT platform that has been named Saorview.