Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
06/10/2017

Higher Bitrates At IBC

News Image
It goes without saying that attendance figures at IBC shows ever increasing numbers. Bearing in mind the number of exhibitors has increased with more halls and stands, as has the number of stand personnel, it's not surprising overall figures have gone up.

Over the years the visitor to exhibitor ratios have actually kept pace, the overall percentage varying little. Having said that, the increasingly higher bitrates envisaged in the future during IBC confirm IP is here to stay. Indeed, with increasing internet speeds available in the cloud, will hardware eventually become redundant, replaced by APs in the cloud?

Until that time there is no doubt that video production and transport over high capacity IP networks is being implemented in OBs, studios, operational television infrastructure and broadcast arenas. The emergence of 10G/s to 100Gb/s network technology, COTS switching planes, standardisation of formats JPEG 2000, ASPEN, SMPTE 2020 and 2100 ensure this new transport mechanism will not disappear like 3D did. The requirement therefore for service visibility tools has never been more prominent.

During IBC, the Hamlet Enterprise VX3 was launched; the high bitrate media stream analyser and replacement for its award-winning siblings that paved the way in portable IP stream analysis. The fundamental capability and flexibility of the Enterprise is well established. Now with the addition of a new dual 10Gb/s interface to accommodate higher bitrate flows over IP networks, it provides the best of breed monitoring and verification solution available.

The tool box to choose from now includes Dual IP, ASI input and output, RF, SFP, HD/SDI interfaces with deep IP stream packet interrogation quality of service to TR 101 290, bitrate trending and graphing, monitoring of OTT manifest files and ABR chunks plus real time recording and playback of streams.

Hamlet also launched new 4K, 3G-SDI and SFP Converters and Routing Switchers with seven variants to suite your application. Plus, MSC-XDM modular Fibre to SDI Routers and switchers offer extremely high level flexibility, with three base models enabling optimisation of operation and unit cost. Each unit is user expandable. Modular systems can be independently expanded by 8 input or 8 output modular I/O cards, allowing for asymmetrical matrix sizes.

Finally, Hamlet showed off the new Hamlet MicroFlex Mach2 EYE, the latest in a line of award-winning hand portable measurement and monitoring instruments. The Mach2 EYE, coming in at sub two thousand pounds, is hard to beat. Contact sales@hamlet.co.uk to make your appointment.

www.hamlet.co.uk

(JP)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

27/03/2017
Starfish Launches New Transport Stream Switch
Starfish Technologies has announced the launch of TS Switch – a new, software-based switching product designed for a wide range of transport stream sw
20/03/2006
Enhance Technology expands into IP SAN market with new UltraStor IP hybrid technology
Enhance Technology, a leading supplier of storage systems to the IT industry, is expanding the award-winning UltraStor family of storage systems into
14/08/2017
AIMS at IBC2017
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions(AIMS) has announced its participation in a number of activities at IBC2017 to highlight progress in the march towa
03/04/2014
Grass Valley Extends IP Portfolio At NAB
Newly-absorbed into the Belden Brand, Grass Valley is to expand its IP portfolio with the launch of the IRG-3401 IP Gateway module and Kaleido-IP X310
20/08/2015
GatesAir Adds To IP Portfolio
GatesAir is to demonstrate its latest IP connectivity innovations for radio broadcasters to IBC2015, Stand 8.B20. With new products and applications f
11/08/2017
Artel Video Systems To Exhibit At IBC
Artel Video Systems will demonstrate an end-to-end hybrid IP- and fiber-based network at IBC2017. Standards-Based IP transport with DigiLink and Infin
04/07/2017
AJA Video Systems Releases Desktop Software v13
AJA Video Systems has released its Desktop Software v13 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP products. Additionally, a new KONA IP firmware license option for J
13/04/2017
Providing More Visibility Into IP Network Performance
As radio broadcasters transition to IP networks and add more services, new software and hardware solutions simplify matters from start to finish. As
18/04/2016
Nevion Announce Baseband To IP Converters
Virtual media production company, Nevion, has announced the launch of a series of baseband to IP converters in the Flashlink product family, as part o
01/08/2017
VIDELIO Announce IBC Showcase
European systems integrator, VIDELIO, have announced that they will be exhibiting on stand A16 in Hall 10 at IBC this year. Vincent Loré, CEO of VIDEL
06/04/2016
TSL Products To Unveil PAM-IP Range
TSL Products has confirmed its will unveil the first video over IP (S2022-6) audio monitor at NAB 2016. The new PAM-IP range is designed to smooth the
06/05/2014
Digigram at BroadcastAsia2014
At BroadcastAsia2014, Digigram has announced it will feature "a complete range of products designed to address the requirements of all applications an
13/09/2017
Axon To Demo Live IP Interoperability At IBC
With IP now a reality, there are still challenges to overcome, such as fast and seamless switching, network management and IP control and monitoring.
14/06/2012
Miranda Announces Expansion Of Kaleido-IP Multiviewer Range At ANGA 2012
Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcaster
27/09/2017
NEP Australia Selects Tektronix To Monitor Hybrid IP/SDI
Tektronix has announced that NEP Australia has selected the firm as a key technology provider for the broadcaster's move to an IP-enabled production i