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Using SAM’s IP-Edge - An SDI to IP Live Signal Routing Transition for All

  - Snell Advanced Media

This paper seeks to offer a sensible, risk free, measured approach to an SDI to IP transition for live, real time streams. It will describe an upgrade and migration path that will allow businesses to expand in both SDI and IP based stream counts (read – router sizes) with complete interoperability between the two types of stream.

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Starting the Transition to IP Infrastructures - part 1

  - Snell Advanced Media

In Part 1, we examine the business case for moving to IP routing and compare the costs and benefits of choosing uncompressed, light or mezzanine compression. We also look at the standards that already exist and are in development for IP signals to enable the interoperability that is so vital to media organizations.

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Starting the Transition to IP Infrastructures - part 2

  - Snell Advanced Media

In Part 1, we examined the business case for moving to IP routing and compared the costs and benefits of choosing uncompressed, light or mezzanine compression.

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Snell Advanced Media

Transforming broadcast delivery – realizing the software-defined channel

  - SAM

There is no doubt that the nature of “broadcasting” is changing dramatically. Where once it was a single, common output to all, today content owners are expected to deliver in a number of formats and business models, to a large number of viewing devices.

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The objective of software defined channel virtualization

Intelligent Monitoring Solutions for Playout

  - SAM

As the demand for new services continues to grow there is increased pressure for greater levels of automation in channel delivery. Advances in playout automation allow more channels to be run by a single operator, however, this introduces the challenge of one person having to monitor the status of many playlists, devices, and transmissions feeds.

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