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    Invitation to contribute to the Survey

    Dear Colleague, The HD Forum Italia Association with the “States General” project is strongly committed to the creation of an observatory on the transformation that the telecommunications sector will face in the coming years. In 2018 we laid the groundwork for the first phase of the work, starting with a market research called “Understanding and forecasting the […]

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    Milan will be the venue for the next Annual Conference of HD Forum Italia

    The important event of the Annual Conference of HD Forum Italia will be held on 25th and 26th October 2018 in the splendid scenery of the Grand Hotel Villa Torretta. A very awaited appointment, also to take stock of the most current issues and looking at the future and the new fronts of blockchain, artificial […]

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    HD Forum Italia brings the General States on September 27th and 28th 2018 in Salerno

    The meeting was designed to project the Association over the next 10 years through an industry study, developed in collaboration with the international research company IHS Markit and the active debate among the Associates. The intention is to reveal the elements that will guide the evolution of the audiovisual communication sector in the next decade […]

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    HD Forum Italia Governance Team reconfirmed. Benito Manlio Mari president

    HD Forum Italia announces its leaders for the next three years. Benito Manlio Mari and Deputy Vicar Sebastiano Trigila unanimously confirmed.

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    HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

    HD Forum Italia, in anticipation of the transition to the new interactive TV system, promoted the first Italian interoperability workshop for HbbTV 2: Hybrid broadband TV receivers, the second generation interactive middleware system that will replace the current one ( MHP) on TVs and STBs sold on the Italian market. The event, which took place […]

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    HbbTV, the European standard for interactive TV in Italy

    In this interview, Marco Pellegrinato, vice president of HD Forum Italia, explains how adopting the HbbTV 2.0.1 standard for interactive TV services – that will gradually replace MHP – will affect the domestic television market. “HDFI expects HbbTV 2.0.1 to be a huge success, bringing positive knock-on effects in terms of sales and new services […]

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    First edition of the Italian Ultra HD Book coming soon

    At the European Digital Forum 2017, in Lucca, Vice President Marco Pellegrinato presented the activities of the ‘Joint Technical Group’ – a working body established within HDFI – with a view to the publication of the Ultra HD Book 1.0, the latest in a series of documents that contain technical specifications Intended for the manufacturers […]

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    HD Forum Italia initiatives in 2017 start at European Digital Forum in Lucca

    A demo aerea and a panel for an open discussion on the evolutionary scenarios of the audiovisual landscape The Italian initiatives of the HD Forum Italia (HDFI) are under way, after the participation in the MIPTV in Cannes in April. They start from the European Forum Digital 2017 in Lucca on Thursday and Friday (15 […]

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    HDFI at the MIPTV Workshop 2017, Cannes

    The organizers of the MIPTV Workshop, which took place in Cannes from 3 to 6 April, invited HD Forum Italia to bring about the experience of the major broadcasters operating in Italy (RAI, Mediaset and Vatican Television Center) for UHD, in an ad hoc session of the event. The President Benito Manlio Mari and the […]

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