Rohde & Schwarz Venice Secures Video Over IP

The R&S VENICE platform supports the SMPTE 2110 video over IP standard, NMOS and SDI and adds proprietary VSA technology to failsafe ingest and playout operation

Rohde & Schwarz says its R&S VENICE applications range from a standalone server to multichannel installations for the studio, live productions, and multichannel playout applications. The new version uses a standard IT server and features a modular software design based on a new software structure. The new proprietary VSA technology enables failsafe ingest and playout operation.

VSA, explains the firm, acts as a partition between software and hardware functions and virtualizes two physical storage units as a single virtual storage unit. 

"All crucial components are redundant to ensure uninterrupted operation," it states. "To achieve the greatest possible interoperability in existing installations, R&S VENICE uses web service technologies and standard communications protocols such as VDCP, MOS and FIMS. R&S VENICE supports workflows based on SDI or SMPTE 2110 by simply exchanging the SFP+ module on the video I/O board. This modular concept allows customers to flexibly transition from SDI to IP, making R&S VENICE a future-proof investment."

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