In Broadcast - CABSAT 2017 - 10
www.inbroadcast.com | CABSAT InShow Guide | 21 - 23 March 2017
A Hybrid Approach to
the SDI/IP Transition
6 (uncompressed video over IP)
and Dante/AES67 (audio over IP)
without compromising on any of the
functionality expected from a modern
high-end audio monitor.
Another important issue is that
SDI offers a broad, comprehensive
set of tools, including systems for
control of multiple pieces of broadcast
Mark Davies, Director of Products and Technology,
equipment such as routers, under
monitor displays, multiviewers and
examines state-of-the-art audio monitoring...
vision mixers from a single platform.
udio monitoring has come a long manufacturers that have
To help with the transition
Audio monitoring is advancing quickly
way since its humble beginnings been causing confusion.
to IP, we are integrating
of a box with a speaker, a volume Now the tide is slowly
control and an analogue input. Today's turning and there are
advanced broadcast control
high-end audio monitoring units encouraging signs that
system, TallyMan so that
boast an impressive array of I/O such would suggest the work of
broadcasters can leverage
as SDI, MADI, AES-3 and Analogue AIMS, together with leading
the same control and
while offering a large amount of manufacturers, is moving
monitoring capabilities they
functionality such as accurate us closer to a consensus on
have enjoyed in the SDI realm
metering, loudness measurement, the way forward. The main
when they're working in a
Dolby decoding, metadata analysis and forerunners are S2022-6,
hybrid or all-IP workflow.
video confidence monitoring.
TR-03 and TR-04 for video
Overall, there is a lot of
There is, however, a huge new over IP, and AES67, Dante
change on the way and we
challenge in the world of broadcast and Ravenna leading the charge in At TSL Products we are aware of our are leading the charge from the front.
in the form of video and audio audio over IP.
customer's 'hybrid' needs where It is paramount that we understand
over IP, which will turn everything
Although the IP revolution is they will want to monitor 3G-SDI or our customers' requirements, both in
upside down. Although the early exciting, as an industry we are also MADI alongside audio and video over the 'hybrid' stage we are entering now
adopters have already deployed very aware that this is not going to IP in a single product. The recently and beyond, where IP will be the sole
IP-based systems, one of the main replace good old fashioned SDI-based launched PAM-IP was developed with transport medium, so that we can help
challenges to date has been the infrastructure overnight. This is that specific goal in mind, allowing them transition at a pace (and cost)
standards uncertainty, with different where broadcasters face a challenge users to monitor 3GSDI, 12G-SDI, that suits them.
proposals from leading infrastructure when making investment decisions. AES-3 and analogue alongside S2022www.tslproducts.com