IP offers the hope of cutting the cost of production if you know how to move the signal around using inexpensive equipment.
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 of the network.
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.
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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.
Saving dollars is one of the reasons broadcasters are moving to IP. Network speeds have now reached a level where real-time video and audio distribution is a realistic option.
Taking this technology to another level, Rohde and Schwarz demonstrate in this eBook how to reduce costs even further and provide contribution and distribution over the internet.