3D TV Broadcasting over DVB-T/T2

Andrés Navarro Cadavid, Carlos Andredy Ardila

Abstract


During 2019, all transmission of analogical TV signals in Colombia will cease, favoring the new Digital Terrestrial Television [DTT] format. By then is to be expected that operators and audience had fully adopted this new technology, so its advantages and benefits could be fully exploited. After though examination and study, Colombian government has adopted the European standard DVB-T2 (Digital Video Broadcast - Terrestrial V.2), considering it the most capable to satisfy the local requirements and expectations. Several aspects and services of this standard are still being toughly discussed, 3D content broadcast is one of them, so those who possess appropriate devices, could enjoy high definition stereoscopic video, just as it can be seen in a 3D or IMAX movie theater. This paper explores planned or already developed solutions to this challenge. It runs over the available academic and commercial information, as it explains the basic principles and techniques that make this technology possible in the first place.


Keywords


3D; 3D TV; DVB; DVB-T2; HD TV; TV Broadcasting.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18046/syt.v11i25.1558

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