Presentation of the RTVE Chair in the ETSIT-UPM

21/05/2015

On May 21st, the Spanish Radio and Television Corporation (RTVE) and the Telecommunication Engineering School of UPM (ETSIT-UPM) introduce the RTVE Chair, along with the activities that the Chair is carrying out in the last generation DTT broadcasting field, involving technologies such as DVB-T2, Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) and HEVC compression. For that, the Chair has the active collaboration of CELLNEX and SAPEC.

The presentation took place in the main hall of the RTVE Institute, and it was attended by RTVE specialists, the ETSIT, the Ministry of Industry and business managers and operators of the sector. The inauguration was directed by the Corporate General Director of RTVE, Enrique Alejo, and the Director of ETSIT-UPM, Félix Pérez.

During the morning, the speakers have introduced and they have analysed the RTVE Chair, along with other activities that the Chair is carrying out in the last generation DTT broadcasting field. In addition, TV manufacturers provided screens to show the progress achieved by the Chair, and to evaluate the DVB-T2 broadcast signal, 4K and HEVC.

The presentations used by the speakers in the first ceremony of the Chair, are now available. To download the presentations, please use the links on the schedule.

9:30 Reception

10:00 Institutional presentation
  • Enrique Alejo - Corporate General Director of RTVE
  • Félix Pérez - Director of ETSIT-UPM

  • 10:30 Presentation of the Chair and its technical objectives
  • Pere Vila - Director of Technology, Innovation and Systems of RTVE
  • José Manuel Menéndez - Director of the RTVE Chair in the ETSIT-UPM
  • Antonio Fernández-Paniagua - Deputy general director of planning and management the radio spectrum - Secretary of State of Telecommunications and Information Society, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

  • 11:15 Coffee and demo
    We had the opportunity to check the results and we evaluated the DVB-T2 broadcast signal, 4K and HEVC. We had the help of television manufacturers: LG, PANASONIC, SAMSUNG and SONY

    12:00 Exhibition of the technologies used: UHDTV, 4K, DVB-T2, HEVC
  • Carlos Alberto Martín Edo - Researcher of the ETSIT-UPM
  • Miguel Ángel Bona - Head of the Planning DTT Unit and Satellite of RTVE
  • Miguel Ángel Cristóbal López - General Director of SAPEC
  • Raúl Cortés Delgado - Key Account Manager of Cellnex Telecom

  • 13:00 Ending of the event