The Broadcast Bridge Published Over 200 Articles Last Month November 28th 2018 - 08:00 AM

It was a busy October for the editors at The Broadcast Bridge. Last month we published more than 200 feature articles, tutorials, essential guides and new product information. A reader could be excused for missing some of that content, especially in light of the multiple exhibitions and conferences that took place

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Network Management System Audio Audio Processing & Monitoring Intercom / Talkback Audio Networking

Media Links to Explore Clos Networks For Multicast Applications at 2018 SMPTE LA Conference October 18th 2018 - 08:00 AM

At the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Research & Development Manager at Media Links, will present a technical paper that proposes a new approach for building a three-stage Clos Network with non-blocking multicast capabilities. This helps reduce overall switch count and associated costs

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Network Management System Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Online Video Platforms Content Delivery Network

Live IP Delivery - Part 3 – Monitoring October 4th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Throughout this series of articles, we’ve been investigating the detail of how OTT internet delivery works. In this article, we dig deeper into the operational systems, and investigate the additional benefits and necessity of monitoring.

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Business Management Systems Network Management System Audio Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Playout / Transmission Servers Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Content Management OTT Streaming Test, QC & Monitoring Automated QC Monitoring Services System Integration

Success With IP Requires Insight Into Network Architecture And Control October 1st 2018 - 10:00 AM

The adoption of IP technology across the whole broadcast workflow is now well underway. IP has already been used for many years for the purposes of broadcast contribution over wide area networks (WANs). The technology is now also beginning to be used in local area network (LAN) environments for transporting

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Cable, Fiber & Connectors Software Infrastructure Network Management System Distribution & Delivery Video Transport

Live IP Delivery - Part 2 - OTT Technology September 13th 2018 - 11:30 AM

In part-1 of this series, Challenges, we introduced the basic concepts of the technology behind live OTT delivery. In this article, we dig deeper to help broadcast engineers and technical managers understand the intricacies of HTTP and IP technology, so they will be able to design and support OTT systems

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Network Management System Encoding & Transcoding Audio Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Playout / Transmission Servers Integrated Playout (Channel in a Box) Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Content Management OTT Streaming Services System Integration

The Migration to IP: The Revolution Continues September 11th 2018 - 01:00 PM

Are you an IT engineer having trouble figuring out why the phones, computers and printer systems work but the networked video doesn’t? Or maybe you have 10-15 years of experience with video production equipment but really don’t understand why the rack room is filled with things called “switches.” Help fo

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Signal Processing / Interface / Modular Software Infrastructure Network Management System Audio Audio Consoles Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Services System Integration

Reality of IP - Part 3 - Data Acceleration September 7th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Network Interface Cards (NIC’s) are often seen as the bottleneck of data processing for ST2110 and ST2022-6. IT manufacturers have witnessed similar challenges with high speed trading and 5G networks but have been able to provide real-time solutions to overcome latency and blocking. In this article, we investigate I

Production & Post Production Servers Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Workflow / Asset Management Network Management System Encoding & Transcoding Audio Audio Networking Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Content Delivery Network VoD Headends & IPTV OTT Services System Integration