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Proceedings of the Symposium on the Foundations of Interactive Digital TV Application Software Environment (DASE)



Alan Mink, Robert D. Snelick


As the co-chairs of the DASE Symposium 2000, we would like to welcome you to this inaugural symposium. We have the pleasure of holding the DASE Symposium 2000 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, just outside our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. The emergence of interactive digital television (DTV) brings about a host of exciting opportunities for broadcasters, content providers, tool developers, and equipment manufacturers. Interactive DTV combines aspects of traditional television and the internet that inspires applications in e-commerce, targeted advertising, video-on-demand, and enhanced viewing services. An enabling technology for applying interactive DTV is being developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) Digital TV Application Software Environment (DASE) standards group. The emerging DASE standard, currently a work-in-progress, and how it relates to DTV is the focus of this Symposium. Such a standard environment fosters the interoperability concept of write once, run anywhere applications. The DASE symposium brings together the DTV industry players to promote commerce and provide an opportunity to learn about DASE technologies in a focused setting.We hasten to mention that although significant work has been accomplish in the DASE consortium and the structure of the standard is fairly mature, it is important to note that the standard is not finalized and is a work-in-progress. We would like to thank the speakers for their contributions to both the DASE effort and to this excellent symposium program. We would also like to thank the symposium committee for their support and making this symposium possible. As most of you already know, putting such a symposium together is an ardous task.
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DASE Symposium 2000, interactive digital television (DTV)


Mink, A. and Snelick, R. (2000), Proceedings of the Symposium on the Foundations of Interactive Digital TV Application Software Environment (DASE), - 6503, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created May 1, 2000, Updated October 16, 2008