BitRouter introduces the ATSC 3.0 software on the CES Android app version


LAS VEGAS—BitRouter announced the availability of the Android app version of its ATSC 3.0 software at CES 2022 today.

The ATV app can be ported to any Android device that supports ATSC tuners and a Dolby AC-4 certified system on a chip (SoC), according to the company.

The company’s ATSC 3.0 solution, based on ATSC3pak Linus, is currently deployed in 15 NextGen TV markets, it said.

“The simultaneous availability of ATV for Android and Linux along with our prototype datacasting receiver shows the versatility of our ATSC3pak software,” said Gopal Miglani, President and Founder of BitRouter. “Our solution enables manufacturers to target NextGen TV opportunities with minimal upfront investment.”

With ATV, BitRouter now offers an ATSC 3.0 solution for both Linux and Android, with the same user interface and the same functions on both platforms. This includes support for:

  • ATSC 3.0 and ATSC 1.0
  • ROUTE / DISTANCE
  • Multiple tuners
  • Grid leader
  • Software updates
  • Signed tables
  • Multi-PLP shipments
  • Channel search
  • Captions
  • HDMI output with Dolby AC-4 audio

During CES, BitRouter will be running virtual demonstrations of the ATV app via Zoom from Jan 5th to 7th from 9am to 5am PST. Appointments are possible on-line.

More information can be found on the website.

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