[opendtv] Re: 20040722 Thundering Thursday Thanks (Mark's Monday Memo)

  • From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 16:16:23 -0400

ATSC has had the capability of transmitting HD using H.264
ever since A/90 was first published. It's been several
years. The holdup hasn't been a technical problem at all.


Keith Jack wrote:

> And to open the door to using H.264 for HD at some point.
> ATSC is lagging in
> this area compared to alternate solutions.
> Since E-VSB is optional, why would the FCC care?
> John Golitsis wrote:
> >
> > The best aspect of E-VSB is the ability to offer it as an
> > option to nations that have yet to choose a standard.
> >
> > If I'm not mistaken, the use of E-VSB by television=20
> > broadcasters in the US would require an act by the FCC.
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