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'FUTURECAST' Reinventing TV Broadcasting

Companies mentioned in this article: LG Electronics USA

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention, which opens here Monday, the co-developers of a cutting edge new terrestrial broadcasting system called FUTURECAST for over-the-air delivery of 4K Ultra HD TV and mobile TV broadcast signals are making final preparations for its first public demonstration at the show. Left to right: Jong Kim, President of LG's Zenith R&D Lab; Sung Kyong Hong from the LG Electronics Creative Innovation Center in Seoul; and Wayne Luplow, Zenith R&D Vice President examine the real-world hardware being prepared for broadcaster trials this summer. The FUTURECAST Universal Terrestrial Broadcasting System, a leading contributor to the physical layer of the emerging ATSC 3.0 standard, is designed to provide the optimized combination of broadcasting capabilities for fixed, portable and mobile use. FUTURECAST will be demonstrated publicly for the first time next Monday in the GatesAir booth (N609) at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

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