More pixels, more audio channels and increased complexity. Those are some of the challenges facing today’s broadcast and media engineers. In this week’s review of technology briefs, we first examine a prediction of 8K cameras being used for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Then, we conclude the three-part tutorial series on AES67. It appears that audio experts at AES got this standard right. Complete this tutorial journey by reading the last in the three-part series that examines the AES67 standard and how it can be installed, used and maintained.
Coming at you in 16 x HD. Credit: Comite International Olympique (CIO) Kishimoto
Want some advance insight into the kind of technology planned for the 2020 Summer Games, from those who produced the 2016 Summer Games in Rio? Move over 4K, 8K is the real solution says Olympic Broadcast Services. “From our standpoint, the final destination is the 8K world,” said OBS officials. The folks that produce the Olympic broadcasts predict that new and higher-resolution imagery and technology will be available for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, the Tokyo Summer Games. The article can be found here.
AES67 can be considered the ‘glue’ you may need to interface your audio gear and build an AoIP network.
Don’t miss the concluding (3rd of 3 parts) article on the AES67 standard and its underlying technology. This new audio standard is being rapidly adopted by audio gear manufacturers as a ‘go-to’ audio network solution. Be sure you understand how it works and the benefits it offers before making your next audio network equipment purchase. Read, Your Practical Guide to AES67 Part 3 at this link.
Would you like to read the other articles in this AES67 tutorial series? Here are the links.
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