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CNN Rides The IP Train Into Hudson Yards

The global news giant has built the first major broadcast facility to be completely based on the SMPTE 2110 IP networking standard. “The idea behind going IP was to get everything across CNN’s facilities connected,” says Bob Hesskamp, EVP of broadcast engineering for Turner. “The other reason we did this was we wanted to build a facility that wasn’t out of date on Day One, that was software-configurable, expandable and easier to make changes to.”

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With Standards Set, IP Transition Starts To Roll

Just over a year after publication of SMPTE’s 2110 suite of standards for handling professional media over managed IP networks, the TV industry’s focus has switched from how to transport the data to refining the technology supporting the standard.

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Matrox

Matrox | Stand B15, Hall 7| www.matrox.com/video Matrox Video introduced two new additions to its developer product portfolio: Matrox X.mio5 12G, a multichannel SDI I/O card with onboard video processing, and Matrox DSX LE5 12G, a multichannel SDI I/O card. The developer cards are the first to offer reconfigurable, high-density 12G/3G SDI connectivity, enabling OEMs to build […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DoCaption

DoCaption | Booth SU1721 | www.docaption.com DoCaption develops software and ruggedized hardware solutions for TV broadcast, including captioning/subtitling and ancillary data encoding and decoding platforms. DoCaption has updated its flagship LRBox platform-based product line, a comprehensive series of hardware tools for SDI ancillary data management including, but not limited to, closed captioning and subtitling. DoCaption’s […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Booth SU5006| TEK.COM/VIDEO Tektronix Inc., a provider of video test, monitoring and diagnostics solutions, will be demonstrating solutions that enable the delivery of content quality, signal integrity and regulatory compliance. As the industry transitions to next generation networks, workflows and delivery mechanisms, Tektronix is stepping up with hybrid IP and SDI media analysis […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Booth SU5006 | TEK.COM Tektronix will showcase innovative solutions that ensure content quality, signal integrity, and regulatory compliance as the transition to next generation networks, workflows, and delivery mechanisms accelerates. Visit the Tektronix booth at SU5006 to see the latest advances in: Hybrid IP and SDI media analysis solutions — Tektronix PRISM offers broadcast […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Utah Scientific

Utah Scientific | Booth N4506 | Website: www.utahscientific.com  NEW 400 Series 3 Hybrid Digital Router — Despite the buzz surrounding video over IP and the next-generation SMPTE 2110 standard, there’s still the reality of everyday SDI workflows. The new 400 Series 3 platform is the perfect choice for accommodating high-density SDI and the creation of […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: http://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will showcase over 15 new products, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrasturcture. FOR-A will re-affirm its emphasis on comprehensive product integration with a […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Bluebell Opticom

Bluebell Opticom | Booth C6648 | Website: www.bluebell.tv  NEW Edgware — Bluebell Opticom will highlight Edgware, its new range of IP- gateway products that serve as a bridge between current 3G-SDI-based broadcast infrastructures and those built on IP technology. Edgware products make it possible to use BNC and XLR technology to transport broadcast signals over […]

OPEN MIKE BY SCOTT BARELLA

Sorting Out The SDI-To-IP Migration Standards

The transition from baseband SDI to an open standard internet protocol is underway, aided by the Alliance for IP Media Solutions. But there’s some confusion about AIMS. Who are the standards players and what are their origins? Do they share common goals and objectives, and how do they interact? What is the latest progress on defining interoperability standards for IP-based operations? Here are some answers.