This article gives an overview of the various codec specifications currently in use. ISO and non-ISO standards will be covered alongside SMPTE 2110 elements to contextualize all the different video coding standard alternatives and their comparative efficiency - all of which will be covered in more detail later in this series.
Fast growing traction for 5G Broadcast and Multicast has the potential to disrupt over the air broadcasting by presenting an alternative to the established digital terrestrial networks just as they progress to the next generation. Yet the two may end up in harmony by combining DTT for delivery to TVs
This article gives an overview of the standards relating to production and transmission or playout. It prepares the ground for subsequent more detailed articles which will explore the following subject areas: ST 2110, higher bit rate codecs and profiles that are non-lossy, standards relating to exchanging material between different NLEs and
5G Broadcast is approaching commercial deployment by some video service providers after a raft of trials were completed in 2023. The first tentative commercial services are arriving from the likes of Boston based WWOO in the USA.