Part 6 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Norbert Paquet, Head of Product Management – Sony Europe, discusses system architectures, network control, and the business benefits of IP.
Jackinabox is a unique Flyaway Gallery/ PPU designed by John Surdevan and Sam Gardner, a multicamera director and a computer vision software engineer. After working together for years and looking at how things could be improved, they began to customise their own suite of live production kit that harmonises industry standard systems with their own hardware and software. John Surdevan explains to The Broadcast Bridge how they have blended Blackmagic Design gear with the Raspberry Pi Compute Module to create a multi-touch vision mixer to help them and other production teams work more creatively, faster, smarter and more economically.
Part 5 in our series from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Phil Myers, Senior Director – IP Systems, Lawo, discusses real-life applications for IP infrastructures including green-field sites, hybrid installations, and remote broadcast.
As the broadcasting industry is moving from a traditional SDI infrastructure towards the All-IP Studio providing a common frequency and – equally important – an absolute notion of time for all devices is now provided by the underlying infrastructure itself. In this four part series, Thomas Kernen and Nikolaus Kerö investigate the intricacies of PTP timing.
Part 4 in our series of videos from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Gerard Phillips, Systems Engineer at Arista Networks, discusses network topologies and ethernet switches.
Part 3 in our series of full length videos from ‘Real World IP’, a one-day seminar event from The Broadcast Bridge held at BAFTA in London, Daniel Boldt, Head of Software Development at Meinberg, uncovers the mysteries of PTP timing and discusses how it relates to broadcast television, the key components required, and how it forms the backbone of any ST2110 system.
Now that we have resolved the professional media over managed networks aka JT-NM aka SMPTE ST2110 + NMOS challenge – What about all the field production, i.e. News, UGC, etc. that is beginning to use the wild and unruly Open Internet to send it back to the home office? Sending files back has different options, there are more than a few cloud options and accelerator solutions plus VPN and extended network.
Broadcasters are continuing to adopt and take advantage of IT working practices as they transition to file-based workflows. However, some seemingly effective solutions are outdated, have not kept pace with advances in computing power, and are unable to efficiently transfer large media files. FTP, for example, is tried and trusted but its 1970s design philosophy has proven inadequate for large media file transfer.