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Television standards

Television is changing, with a push of new services, delivered over new platforms, set to transform the way television is watched.

Use the links below to navigate to:


European Standards

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

650 Route des Lucioles, F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France.
Tel: +33 4 92 94 42 00; Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Email: helpdesk@etsi.org; Web: www.etsi.org

Committees and Working Groups:

TCHF / STF 286 - Access symbols for use with video content and ICT devices

  • ETSI EN 300 707 V1.2.1 (2003) Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Protocol for a TV Guide using electronic data transmission
  • ETSI EN 300 708 V1.2.1 (2003) Television systems: Data transmission within Teletext
  • ETSI EN 300 744 V1.5.1 (2004) Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB): Framing structure, channel coding and modulation for digital terrestrial television
  • ETSI ES 200 800 V1.3.1 (2001) Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB): DVB interaction channel for Cable TV distribution systems (CATV)
  • ETSI ES 202 432 Human Factors (HF); Access symbols for use with video content and ICT devices
  • ETSI TR 102 520 Human Factors (HF); Access symbols for use with video content and ICT devices; Development and evaluation

National Standards in Europe

Spain

Asociacion Espanola de Normalizacion y Certificacion

Génova 6, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
Tel: +34 914 326 000; Fax: +34 913 103 172
Email: info@aenor.es; Web: www.aenor.es

Committees and Working Groups:

AEN/CTN 153/SC 5 - Aids for Communication

  • UNE 153010 (2003) Subtitling for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. Subtitling by teletext
  • UNE 153020 (2005) Audio description for visually impaired people. Guidelines for audio description procedures and for the preparation of audio guides
  • UNE 153030 (2008) Accessibility to digital television

Other National Standards

Korea

Telecommunications Technology Association

267-2 Seohyeon-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-City, Gyonggi-do, Korea.
Tel: + 82 31 724 0114
Web: www.tta.or.kr/English/new/main/index.htm

  • TTAS.KO-07.0050 - Standard for DTV Closed Caption System (2007)

United States of America

Federal Communications Commission

445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554, USA.
Tel: +1 888 225 5322; Fax: +1 866 418 0232
Email: fccinfo@fcc.gov; Web: www.fcc.gov

  • 47 CFR Part 7 Access to voicemail and interactive menu services and equipment by persons with disabilities
  • 47 CFR Section 79.1 (2004) Closed captioning of video programming
  • 47 CFR Section 79.2 Access to emergency information on television
  • 47 CFR 79.3 Video description of video programming

United States Access Board - Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Office of Technical and Information Services, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111, USA.
Tel: +1 202 272 0016; Fax: +1 202 272 0082
Email: info@access-board.gov; Web: www.access-board.gov

  • 47 CFR Part 7 Access to voicemail and interactive menu services and equipment by persons with disabilities
  • 47 CFR Section 79.1 (2004) Closed captioning of video programming
  • 47 CFR Section 79.2 Access to emergency information on television