For all the talk about IP replacing SDI, a number of companies have responded to customer demand for 12 Gig SDI pipes. One of them, FOR-A, is launching a 12G SDI routing switcher.
Snell Advanced Media is adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability to all its live and post production equipment. Rio edit systems even get Dolby Vision certification!
Utah Scientific, a veteran provider of SDI video routers, has developed and will show at the 2017 NAB Show, its new 400 Series 3 Hybrid Digital Router, which can handle any number of IP and SDI video signal formats along with audio and data from the same frame. The 400 Series 3 hybrid router provides the perfect bridge between both signal processing and distribution technologies.
DNF Controls systems can be found in almost every network in the country.
As broadcast systems become more IP-centric, engineers and technicians rely more on software for troubleshooting. Consultant Tony Orme provides an introduction to the software too, Wireshark and how to use it.
In a second article you may have missed, The Broadcast Bridge writer, John Willkie offers advice in the replacement of SDI routing switchers. It may not be necessary to fork-lift your current router just gain some advantages offered by IP centric technology.
Every year the NFL Super Bowl creates a level of excitement uncommon for most sporting events and this year’s event was no exception. The broadcast provided viewers with a dazzling Lady Gaga half-time show and the stunning and record-breaking, come from behind 34 – 28 win by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.