EWBS Emergency Warning Broadcast System
The Emergency Warning Broadcast System (EWBS) incorporates new technology into early warning systems alongside traditional methods of communication.
EWBS is a remote activation system for Radio & TV that transmits alert/warning information to viewers and listeners about a relevant disaster. EWBS is a feature of the Integrated Services Digital Broadcast-Terrestrial (ISDB-T) system, which is initially created by Japan.
The ISDB-T standard has been adopted by more than 15 countries in recent years. Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Philippines, Maldives, Uruguay, Chile, Venezuela, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, Botswana, Sri Lanka, El Salvador ISDB-T Digital TV Receiver and Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT).