At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being replaced by computer-geek terms “Blockchain”, “Kubernetes clusters”, “Docker containers”, “software stacks” and “cyber security.”
Solving a problem that has plagued many large media events online, Broadpeak has developed nanoCDN, an advanced bit rate (ABR) multicast technology platform that enables cable and Telecom operators to deal with millions of TV viewers and unpredictable peaks of online traffic.
Viaccess-Orca made a move to the cloud this year with the launch of Voyage -TVaaS. And at IBC, the company will showcase its latest solutions in security, data analytics, and immersive video experiences.
Many broadcasters are seeing the benefits of IP and progressing ever closer to migration. But making IP systems work and achieving the COTS benefits CEO’s demand involves more than just understanding the technology. In this article, we look at the migration from the perspective of the engineers who are making IP work, where they can find the best and most reliable information, and how to make IP workflows operate with optimal performance.
At the 2018 IBC show Aperi will spotlight the latest software generation of its Virtualization Stack (V Stack) remote production network, which now includes expanded functionality for feed monitoring, content logging and license management as well as support for third-party orchestration and control systems.
Mobile editing on a cell phone has become a real alternative now that equally portable storage systems are available.