Overview

The 11th Plugfest is jointly organised and hosted by Deutsche TV-Platform (DTVP) and DTG, in cooperation with IRT. It will take place on Tuesday 26th November and Wednesday 27th November 2019 at Fraunhofer 3IT/HHI premises in Berlin. The scope of the Plugfest covers UHD-HDR-Interoperability-Tests („Speed Dating") regarding HDMI/HDCP, High Dynamic Range, High Frame Rates and various 4K Content. Another focus lies on HbbTV-HDR-Support of Ultra HD receivers. Additionally, DTVP and DTG members are encouraged to introduce further test content and interoperability use cases. The scope of the Plugfest can be tailored as per participants requirements.

Manufacturers with Ultra HD receivers (TVs/Set-Top Boxes), HDR capable mobile devices, encoders providers, test equipment suppliers, content providers and specification standard organisations are all welcome to participate. 

Companies which aren´t members of DTVP or DTG are welcome to attend if they would like to contribute to the Plugfest, but are asked to participate with an attendance fee. Please note that as for the past events, attendance is subject to prior registration and to the the signature of the participant agreement, which warrants strict confidentiality. As the DTVP / DTG-Plugfests are very popular industry events, we advise to register at your earliest convenience.

When

26th - 27th November 2019

Where 

Visitor Address: 3IT / Fraunhofer HHI, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin
Entrance: Otto-Dibelius-Strasse, 10587 Berlin

Who

DTVP & DTG members and companies interested in UHD/HDR interoperability target audience: hardware developers

What

UHD Plugfest to check interoperability; on-site debugging; HDR + HFR testing
HbbTV / Playout systems will be provided by IRT

Host

Deutsche TV-Plattform and DTG UK (in cooperation with IRT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: This is an open event for interoperability sessions, but no official conformance or certification test! 

Registration

Each participating company is required to provide the following documents: 

Registration Form Deadline: 4 November 2019 Download 
  please e-mail to plugfest@tv-plattform.de  
 
     
Participant Agreement  Deadline: 4 November 2019  Download
  Please mail a signed copy to plugfest@tv-plattform.de
 
 

Please send the original to:
Carine Chardon at Deutsche TV-Plattform, c/o ZVEI, Lyoner Str.9, 60528 Frankfurt a.M.

 
 

PLEASE NOTE: We must receive your signed original Participant Agreement by 4 November 2019.

 
     

Please respect the deadlines!

Test schedules etc. will be created based on the devices you register

 


Agenda

Tuesday 26th November – 9:30 am to 6pm

Wednesday 27th November – 9:30 am to 5pm

A detailed Agenda will be provided soon after registration.

 


Visitor Address Fraunhofer 3IT

3IT / Fraunhofer HHI, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin
Entrance: Otto-Dibelius-Strasse, 10587 Berlin

 


File delivery format

If you plan to test your own content for playout during the UHD Plugfest, it must be provided in the following format:

Container

DVB transport stream

Video

HEVC Main 10 Profile, Level 5.1, Main Tier

Audio

HE-AAC, Stereo

 

If you plan to provide a transport stream, please follow the logic of “Basic encoding parameters”. 

For additional information please follow the logic of “Basic encoding parameters”.

File delivery server

All content/transport streams that shall be tested during the UHD Plugfest can be uploaded to a server. Please contact Frank Heineberg (frank.heineberg@cbc.de).

Basic encoding parameters

HEVC Video Encoding Parameter

HE-AAC Audio Encoding Parameter

Resolution: 3840x2160
Frame rate: 50 fps
Bit depth: 10 bit 
Color Subsampling: 4:2:0
Bitrate: up to 35 Mbit/s
Coding Structure: Hierarchical B-Pictures (GOP8), 
Random Access at least every 48 frames
Conformance: Main 10 Profile, Level 5.1, Main Tier

Sampling Rate: 48.000 KHz 
Channels: 2 (Stereo)
Bits per Sample: 16
Bitrate: 64 kbit/s
TS multiplexing: 42 Mbit/s CBR

 


 

Registration Form Deadline: 4 November 2019 Download 
  please e-mail to plugfest@tv-plattform.de  
 
     
Participant Agreement  Deadline: 4 November 2019  Download
  Please mail a signed copy to plugfest@tv-plattform.de  
 

Please send the original to:
Carine Chardon at Deutsche TV-Plattform, c/o ZVEI, Lyoner Str.9, 60528 Frankfurt a.M.

 
 

PLEASE NOTE: We must receive your signed original Participant Agreement by 4 November 2019. 

 
     

Please respect the deadlines!

Equipment Delivery 

Please ship all devices to the following address:
3IT, c/o Maria Ott
Salzufer 6
10587 Berlin
Germany
phone +49-30-31002862
maria.ott@hhi.fraunhofer.de


Shipments must arrive 22 Nov. 2019!


Please include all necessary cables (e.g. HDMI) as well as debug equipment.
For UHD displays: please ship the smallest model of the respective line.

 

Equipment Pick-up

Pick-up of equipment after the event will be possible on 28 November 2019.
Please include a way bill and the shipment reference number on every package for
pick-up.
As well as information about the number and weight of the packages.
Also please inform us about which courier service is picking up your equipment and
when.