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VALIDATE — A virtual laboratory to accelerate the launch of digital terrestrial television

  • Andrew Oliphant
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1425)

Abstract

The VALIDATE project, with 19 partners in nine European countries, started work in late 1995 to verify the DVB standard for digital terrestrial TV broadcasting and to prepare for the launch of services. The work of the Project verified the DVB-T specification, ensuring its acceptance by ETS1, and is now facilitating the early introduction of services. The VALIDATE workplan includes prototype modems, laboratory and field tests, service planning parameters, transmitter issues, and gap-fillers or on-channel repeaters for professional and domestic use.

Keywords

Digital Video Broadcasting Public Service Broadcaster Single Frequency Network Mobile Reception Validate Project 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Oliphant
    • 1
  1. 1.BBC Research & Development DepartmentTadworthUK

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