This two day course covers the fundamentals of SMPTE 2110, Network Device Interface (NDI) and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT). Delegates will gain a good understanding of SMPTE 2010 for video, audio, timing and ancillary data.


This course is structured as a two day presentation and discussion with an industry expert trainer. It can be delivered either on line or custom delivered on site with a minimum of six participants.


This course is run on demand and can be delivered at a location to suit you. Due to the bespoke nature of both the delivery and the content of these courses, please click the button below to request further information and we will be able to put together a quote based on your needs.


This course is aimed at relatively experienced engineers with a good existing understanding of IP and IP Routing - delegates who have already completed the ‘IP Network Essentials for Engineers’ and ‘Advanced IP Networks for Engineers’ courses are ideally placed to undertake this course.


  • Overview of RTP, IGMP and multicasting within and between VLANs
  • Overview of PTP, Transparent and Boundary Clocks
  • Migration from SMPTE 2022 to SMPTE 2110
  • ST 2110 for audio and AES67
  • ST2110 for video
  • ST 2110 for timing
  • ST 2110 for ancillary data
  • Practical demonstration of operation of Transparent and Boundary Clocks
  • Overview of mDNS
  • Overview of NDI using Unicast IP, Multicast IP, both within and between VLANs
  • Ports used by NDI and troubleshooting techniques
  • Practical streaming using NDI within and between VLANs
  • Overview of SRT and reliability mechanisms
  • Examination of protocol operation using Wireshark
  • Ports used by SRT and troubleshooting techniques
  • Practical demonstrations of NDI, SRT and PTP will be achieved using Cisco and Artel switches, OBS software and FFMPEG. End point devices will primarily be based on MAC OS, utilising homebrew and various open source software applications.