Moving to IP opens a whole plethora of options for broadcasters. Engineers often speak of the advantages of scalability and flexibility in IP systems. But IP systems take on many flavors, from on-prem to off-prem, private and public cloud. And then there is virtualization.
EVS’s “Ingest-to-Post” message is leading the way into IP production with new network technology, a new all-software server, and virtualized control systems.
Protecting data can be made simpler by looking at the mechanisms involved. The A-B-C of data management describes the most commonly used processes to protect data. A-B-C refers to Archive, Backup and Cloning, all of which are essential to cover all aspects of data protection and data preservation.
Whatever you do in media production, having a backup is indispensable. Having another copy of the file means that in case something goes wrong, it can be restored to the last version saved without loosing all, or only a minimum, of your work. But there’s an even better practice to consider, one that provides a fail-safe in the event of a disaster. Cloning, also known as replication, offers a number of benefits outlined in this article.
IP has now come of age and many broadcasters are looking to transition to ST2110. The Broadcast Bridge has been championing IP education and in this unprecedented IP seminar they have brought together leading industry experts to deliver an in-depth case-study of the world’s leading ST2110 IP installation at NEP Australia.
Lawo’s Virtual Studio Manager (VSM) control system is playing a key role in Sky Racing Australia (Tabcorp)’s remote productions activities at its Sydney and Melbourne sites.
NASCAR Productions, based in Charlotte NC, prides itself on maintaining one of the most technically advanced content creation organizations in the country. It’s responsible for providing content, graphics and other show elements to broadcasters (mainly Fox and NBC), as well as NASCAR’s digital and social platforms and other shoulder programming on the broadcast networks. And that’s in addition to a wide range of international broadcasters that it supports.