With the emergence of 4K and HDR production, remote production companies and studios have been struggling to make sense of the additional requirements for more cabling (4X more) and native equipment that supports it. Where the highest quality HD signal uses a single 3Gbps SDI cable to connect point A to point B—e.g., a camera to a production truck—the same workflow in 4K (or UHD) requires four separate 3 Gbps cables, often referred to as a “quad link” or “4-wire infrastructure.
Making IP work in a broadcast facility is an engineering problem to be solved. Understanding why we need IP in the first place requires deep understanding of the business benefits.
Will Internet Protocol replace the TV Empire’s Evil Serial Digital Interface? Will you have to refer to your new router as the Death Star? Watch this episode to learn more.
Security for broadcast and playout facilities and media is a serious subject. The biggest problem with IT security is that few of us think like criminals. If we did, we likely would pursue a lawless, if not more profitable career and wouldn’t bother coming into work each day.
Connecting a standard microphone into an IP facility should be easy, but often it can become a hair-pulling experience. A good solution is to use Studer’s DIOS to simplify the interface.
Troubleshooting IP-centric technologies can be a new challenge for engineers. Often it becomes a case of “You don’t know—what you don’t know,” until it is too late. In addition, once the engineer knows there is a problem, it is important to know what tools are needed to solve it.
Lawo Well known for its broadcast TV and radio mixing consoles, Lawo has in recent years expanded int
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