In the previous article in this series, we looked at layer-2 switching and layer-3 routing. In this article, we look at Software Defined Networks and why they are so appealing to broadcasters.
As using COTS equipment to route IP media continues to gain momentum as the standard in the broadcast market, content owners at all levels are eager to adopt such systems to keep up with broadcast demands. As such, TSL launches X-Connect, an easy-to-use and cost-efficient IP routing software and hardware solution.
Responding to broadcasters’ requirements for cost-effective, networked audio monitoring, TSL will showcase its complete portfolio of audio solutions at IBC. Ranging from its MPA1 line to its SAM-Q and PAM offerings, TSL provides its customers with audio monitoring options that will fit varying workflows and budgets.
Will any new digital solutions on display at IBC 2022 not have an IP address?
To support a range of broadcast control applications and workflows, TSL will showcase its full suite of Universal Control Panels at IBC 2022.
IP is incredibly versatile. It’s data payload agnostic and multiple transport streams have the capability to transport it over many different types of networks. However, this versatility provides many challenges, especially when sending video and audio over networks.
As broadcasters continue to face more complex workflows, typically pulling in feeds from around the globe, be it for news, sports, entertainment or other live programming, the need for a seamless collaborative remote environment is necessary.
Connecting a camera in an SDI infrastructure is easy. Just connect the camera output to the monitor input, and all being well, a picture will appear. The story is very different in the IP domain.
TSL Products Specializing in audio monitoring, surround microphones and processors, broadcast control systems and