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LAN/WAN Convergence in IP Media Networks

LAN/WAN Convergence in IP Media Networks

When it comes to IP LANs, a lot of the current thinking is very much locked into the idea of a like-for-like replacement, i.e. building an SDI-like network using IP technology. This however, is missing possibly the most important point about IP: the network technology is now consistent across local […]

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Is baseband dead? Far from it…

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The broadcast industry is understandably focusing on the infrastructure of the future, and without doubt this will be based on IP. But does that mean that baseband technology is dead? Far from it. Broadcasters have invested heavily in baseband for many years. They have studios and control rooms full of […]

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Standards for media transport over IP

Standards For Media Transport Over IP

For years, Serial Digital Interface (SDI) has been the common standard for transporting uncompressed video within facilities, and allowed broadcasters to connect equipment together safe in the knowledge that they would work together. When IP contribution emerged, standards were agreed for the transport of SDI signals over IP – most […]

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LiveIP project proves IP production in live debate

LiveIP Multicam Debate at VRT, 1 March 2016

On March 1st 2016, the LiveIP project reached a major milestone, by webcasting a live debate from the VRT’s premises in Brussels (Belgium) which was produced entirely using IP technology. This hour-long live multi-camera production was the culmination of about 9 months of work involving VRT, the EBU and a […]

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Research shows a rich future for IP in live production

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It may be the broadcast industry’s $64 thousand dollar question, however predicting when the sector will be fully entrenched in using IP for live production may be easier than we think. According to the latest research conducted by Futuresource Consulting, on behalf of Nevion, the majority of broadcasters anticipate using […]

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