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Articles You May Have Missed – September 6, 2017

Today’s smartphones are more powerful than the best state-of-the-art TV broadcast or production equipment of only two decades ago. The media industry is close to the point where consumer-off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment is sufficiently mature that it can facilitate and manage nearly all technology-based tasks for broadcast in real-time. This IP technology train is quickly departing the SDI video station. The next two articles will help engineers make the transition from SDI to all-IP solutions.

Small-scale spine-leaf architecture is a popular IP infrastructure. Courtesy Grass Valley.

Small-scale spine-leaf architecture is a popular IP infrastructure. Courtesy Grass Valley.

What are the two most common physical components required for TV production and broadcasting? If you said coaxial cable and duct tape, you’re old-school. Both of these industry icons are being kicked into retirement by computers. Ethernet cable is replacing coax and Wi-Fi is replacing gaffer tape. Yes, that day is close and IP is more than just broadband. Learn why in this article, “IP Means Integrated Production.”

4K has 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60. Courtesy HDMI Licensing LLC.

4K has 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60. Courtesy HDMI Licensing LLC.

Video over HDMI has proven for more than a decade it has a place in professional and broadcast TV infrastructures and its use continues to grow. Will HDMI replace the SDI monitor interface? Where is an IP interface practical and sufficient? Learn more at this tutorial, “SDI or HDMI? Yes!”

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