Broadcasting used to be simple. It required one TV station sending one signal to multiple viewers. Everyone received the same imagery at the same time. That was easy.
At the upcoming NAB Show New York conference, October 17-18th at the Javits Center in New York City, local television executives stations will be looking for help in selecting the proper technology path forward.
New software provides an automation control interface and a video pipeline delivering video and audio in a variety of output formats.
Embracing the ‘lean engineering’ philosophy of high performing companies, such as Amazon, Google, Netflix and Tesla, will enable Grass Valley to innovate faster, and at scale.
At IBC 2018, Pebble Beach Systems will showcase its Orca virtualised playout solution in a full cloud-based business continuity application. One channel will run locally on the Pebble Beach stand, and the backup channel will run in the AWS public cloud.
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 more effectively.