Decentralizing Routing

Leading European OB and remote provider AMP VISUAL TV has recently built their Millenium 6 OB van designed entirely around decentralized routing and signal distribution.

As well as supporting existing SDI systems the infrastructure is IP future-proof to allow AMP VISUAL TV to fully explore IP-based operations. And at the same time deliver 100 percent flexibility and reliability.

This case study describes how AMP VISUAL TV using Riedel’s MediorNet achieved their objectives. It looks at the design considerations and advantages of using a decentralized routing system as well as the savings that were made in infrastructure cabling cost and weight.

MediorNet’s decentralized router concept is unique and represents a complete departure from traditional monolithic routers found in many of today’s OB vans and remote facilities. AMP VISUAL TV wanted to distribute the routing so they didn’t have to rely on a single router concentrated in one area of the truck with all the associated air conditioning, power, and cabling.

In addition, Riedel’s MicroN core routers are placed close to the signal source allowing signals to be aggregated onto condensed fiber backbones running the length of the truck, significantly saving in cable weight and space. Gateways seamlessly integrate SDI and IP to deliver a distributed future-proof facility.

Download this case-study now and read how AMP VISUAL TV have bucked the trend by moving to decentralized routing. Understand the challenges they overcame. And discover the advantages of adopting this new technology breakthrough.

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