A Brief Analysis of Electronic Program Guide
(Ruian Huashu Radio and Television Network Co., Ltd., Ruian, 325200)
Abstract: electronic program guide (EPG) refers to the addition of service information (SI) defined by DVB standard, into transport stream which accords with MPEG-2 standard, so the set-top box can correctly analyze the information from the received TS, and extract the program list and the broadcast parameters provided by the program providers in the form of visual display for digital TV users, so that users can easily receive and choose digital TV programs. This article mainly expounds the information composition, function, processing flow and application solution of EPG.
Keywords: EPG; TS; Service information SI