SDI has been and continues to be a mature and stable standard for the distribution of video, audio and metadata in broadcast facilities. From its inception in the 1989 to the modern quad-link 12G-SDI available today, it has stood the test of time and even with the advent of IP and Ethernet, it shows no sign of waning.
The 2nd generation of local broadcast TV professionals is retiring. Who will replace them and where will they lead local TV?
Dante audio networking is now well known in the broadcast industry. It is used by over 2100 products from more than 430 manufacturers, and is used in installations that range from broadcast studios and OB vehicles, to stadiums and recording studios, radio stations to schools and conference rooms.
In Part 2 we looked at solutions to keep AoIP systems simple and discussed the compromise and efficiency vendor specific network systems provide. In Part 3, we look further into system management and network security.
In Part 1 we introduced the benefits of Audio over IP and investigated some of the subtleties that make it the ideal choice for modern broadcast facilities. In Part 2, we look at the practicalities of making AoIP work in a real-time television environment.
Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.
As the world prepares for 2020, broadcasters, video content creators and providers grapple with new formats and distribution models, and what it takes to test and maintain them.
An engineering assessment of broadcast TV T&M needs and solutions in late 2019 suggests the new decade will bring more needs and solutions. A revelation such as this was once news.