[opendtv] Re: [opendtv]

  • From: "Bob Miller" <robmxa@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:09:01 -0500

Interesting? We rejected DVB-H as a possibility years ago and I have
mentioned it here numerous times. If you have a car and a car battery you do
not need DVB-H. Ubiquitous TV  reception making use of the latest storage
technology is the solution, not catering to current cell phone battery

Bob Miller

On Dec 21, 2007 4:37 PM, Manfredi, Albert E <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>

> Interesting that DVB-T rather than DVB-H is being mentioned.
> I think we need that here too, similarly based on 8T-VSB rather than MPH
> or A-VSB, making use of better training techniques as Al Limberg and
> Doug described, as well as diversity antennas. Would be a nice boost to
> OTA TV, even if in practice you might not see a whole lot of people
> watching TV during their morning commute.
> Bert
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> http://www.digitaltvdesignline.com/news/showArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=1EN
> December 17, 2007
> DiBcom brings digital TV to Continental's navigation devices
> By Anne-Francoise Pele
> PARIS " French Mobile TV chip specialist DiBcom SA announced its
> technology has been selected by automotive supplier Continental AG for
> integration in portable navigation devices.
> Continental (Hanover, Germany) said it would use DiBcom's latest
> generation of integrated DVB-T front-end receivers for its VDO Dayton
> brand of portable navigators, dubbed PN4000 and the PN6000.
> DiBcom claimed its technology would allow portable devices to benefit
> from the same advanced techniques such as diversity-2 reception (dual
> antenna) and Doppler effect compensation to offer a reliable reception
> and TV viewing experience at any speed. DiBcom specified that its
> technology enables low-power mobile and portable TV reception everywhere
> and at speeds exceeding 200 km/h.
> "Watching TV in cars is becoming more and more popular and we are very
> happy that our technology has been selected for VDO Dayton portable
> devices,"stated Yannick Lvy, CEO of DiBcom. "As much as the navigation
> function made PND's a useful tool, the addition of digital TV will make
> them more valuable and fun to have."
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