With new formats and ever-demanding faster workflows, broadcast and content makers need all the help they can get. In these two articles, experts discuss the latest compression technology, HEVC, and how MXF and DCP can be merged into an Interoperable Master Format (IMF) workflow. Learn how to apply these solutions.
4K imagery has become the quality standard for many broadcast applications. A key requirement is that the transmission links be of sufficient bandwidth. Links using H.264 can be overwhelmed by the much higher bandwidth requirements of 4K video. HEVC is often the better solution.
Learn more about the benefits of HEVC in this article, “H.264 Versus HEVC: Understanding the Differences.
Broadcasters have finally been able to harmonize the Master Exchange Format (MXF) with the Digital Cinema Distribution format (DCP) and other international media exchange formats such as Digital Production Partnership (DPP). The result is a new specification called the Interoperable Master Format (IMF).
Learn more in the article, “IMF Compliant MAMs Change the Game.
Need help in getting from SDI to IP?
See that hill up ahead? It’s not a hill, it’s Mt Everest and your job is to conquer that mountain. Rendered into familiar industry vernacular, you, video engineer, are charged with building an IT-centric facility. A SMPTE standard was just approved, so what’s taking you so long?
The book, “Building IP Media Facilities – Keys to Migrating from SDI,” is a video engineer’s guide to transitioning from digital SDI infrastructures to IT-centric facilities. The book is comprised of 15 chapters focused on key operational aspects of IT and IP terminology, networks and ‘how-to’ practical discussion.
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