The hard disk drive rapidly converged on the concept of one head per surface with all of the heads moving together on a common positioner.
As broadcasters accelerate IP migration, we must move from a position of theory to that of practical application. Hybrid solutions to integrate SDI, AES, MADI, and IP will be needed for many years to come, even with green field sites, as broadcasters seek a steady and methodical transition.
We call them hard disks to distinguish them from floppy disks. As the latter have practically died out as a result of progress in solid-state storage such as flash memory, it is probably not necessary to specify that disks are hard anymore, but tradition is a powerful thing.
The company’s new logging software is appropriate for program providers operating from a single channel up to hundreds of channels.
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.
Stirlitz Media’s media logging software as been installed for use across the broadcaster’s three HD channels: BBC One Scotland, BBC Two Scotland and Gaelic-language service BBC ALBA.