Moving to IP is allowing broadcasters to explore new working practices and mindsets. Esports has grown from IT disciplines and is moving to broadcast and has the potential to show new methods of working.
Building optimized systems that scale to meet peak demand delivers broadcast facilities that are orders of magnitude more efficient than their static predecessors. In part 2 of this series, we investigate how this can be achieved.
IP is delivering unprecedented flexibility and scalability for broadcasters. But there is a price to pay for these benefits, namely, the complexity of the system increases significantly as we add more video and audio over IP.
Kybio is a monitoring and control (M&C) platform that has new capabilities including communication with well-known protocols like Ross OpenGear X and Ember+ and IT protocols such as HTTP Rest API or WMI.
For many years broadcasters have been working with static systems that are difficult to change and upgrade. This two part series explores the unfolding of a more elastic future based on COTS hardware and flexible licensing.
BroadView Software supplies broadcast management systems which includes tools for programming, scheduling, VOD, traffic and sales. It can now create sequences based on VOD schedules and send them automatically to Vantage for transcoding.
In this second instalment of our extended article on monitoring in OTT and VOD, we take a look at the core infrastructure and discuss how to analyze systems to guarantee that video, audio and metadata is reliably delivered through network and CDN infrastructures to the home viewer.