Software Integration

Understanding how to make different vendors software operate coherently is critical to achieving the smooth operation of real-time broadcast facilities, especially with the new emergence of IP infrastructures. Discover who is achieving this and how.

Recent Software Integration Content

Essential Guide: IP KVM – Delivering For BroadcastersJanuary 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Having a collection of PCs and MACs stacked under a desk to facilitate the multitude of operational requirements not only proves difficult to operate but challenges our modern ideas around security and makes maintenance almost impossible.

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Core Insights - Agile Adaptive Monitoring For OTTDecember 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

​With viewers demanding to watch what they want, where they want, and how they want, it’s not surprising we’re seeing an unprecedented growth in broadcaster OTT requirements. However, the change in delivery format from traditional broadcasting is providing us with some interesting challenges.

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Computer Security: Part 2 - Understanding Why Computers Work The Way They Do December 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

To see how to make computers secure, we have to go way back to see how they work.

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Adaptive Monitoring Keeps An Eye Out For Quality While Saving Cost December 2nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

As the number of channels for OTT delivery continues to grow, monitoring these channels in a highly automated way has become paramount to ensuring a good Quality of Experience for the viewer. To deliver QoE that’s as good as linear TV broadcasts, the entire system—from ingest to multi-bitrate encoding to delivery to CDN—must be monitored continuously.

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Protected Transport Bolsters Signal Monitoring For Live Broadcasts Over IPNovember 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Any experienced master control operator or quality control manager will tell you that monitoring hundreds of feeds requires that each individual channel is delivered reliably, on time and to the exact location it was meant to go. When these signals are distributed over the public internet, strict protocols must be followed in order to ensure reliability and quality for every video service it supports.

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Computer Security: Part 1 - What Is Computer Security?November 12th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Computer security is always a hot topic, but what do we mean by security and why do systems seem to be ever vulnerable. Comparing hardware to software helps understand vulnerabilities in software security.

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Agile Monitoring Supports Growth Of OTTNovember 5th 2020 - 09:30 AM

To maintain high quality of experience for their customers, content providers need a way to monitor hundreds—sometimes thousands—of channels without compromising real-time error detection. In most cases, the immense scale of their service offerings makes continual visual monitoring of all streams physically impossible and error prone. To meet this need, the flexibility, scalability and agility of software-defined monitoring systems is applied to achieve unlimited multiviewer scaling and fully automated monitoring and alarming to meet this rapidly increasing need.

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The GV Media Universe is a virtual world of applications and microservices powered by the company’s Agile Media Processing Platform.

SaaS To Be Core Of Grass Valley Business Going ForwardOctober 13th 2020 - 11:00 AM

With its core business in live sports production, Grass Valley has seen its revenue contract significantly over the past eight months but with a new integrated software-defined product roadmap, it looks to bounce back while “reducing the pain” of migrating to IP. This insight, and more, was revealed during a virtual press conference presented by company management in early October.

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