So how does all this work in the real world? IP based infrastructures have brought us new types of equipment, new standards, and new capabilities that have been revolutionary to the broadcast TV industry. Robert Erickson (Advanced Technology Manager, Grass Valley
) shares vendor agnostic experiences and lessons learned from years of applying these.
In this presentation, Mike Cronk (VP of Core Technology, Grass Valley) introduces a methodology for supporting high-data rate specialty cameras with switches provisioned for standard broadcast data rates and SMPTE ST 2110. This method can also be used to achieve a more cost-effective and better bandwidth utilisation of one’s existing switch when migrating to next generation formats with higher resolution or frame rates.
In this presentation, Ian Fletcher (CTO Media, Grass Valley) looks at what a true cloud playout architecture looks like and the challenges around simply virtualising existing systems.
In this presentation, Chuck Meyer (Chief Technology Officer, Production, Grass Valley) examines the system design scenarios now facing broadcasters and provides insight into critical factors that need to be considered, such as bandwidth per link, channel efficiency and, most importantly, aggregation.
Digital Darwinism: Working together, Grass Valley & Cisco bring the tools and knowledge to enable transformation and guide the industry along the path to newfound relevance and success. The two companies empower our customers to adapt and thrive in a time of disruption
Doing Business in India with Amagi, RBG Broadcasting, and Grass Valley
Peter Bruce (APAC Director, IABM )
chairs an interesting and engaging panel discussion on doing business in India joined with Sanjay Kirimanjeshwar (Head of Global Marketing, Amagi)
, Shiju George (Director-Sales, RBG Broadcasting)
, and Sumar Patel (Grass Valley)
know before you go!
Interoperability discussion with Stan Moote (IABM CTO)
, Mike Cronk (VP of Core Technology, Grass Valley)
, Richard Friedel (EVP & General Manager, Engineering and Operations, Fox Networks
) and Brad Gilmer (President, Gilmer & Associates)
Mike Cronk, Chairman of the Board, AIMS and VP Core Technology, Grass Valley, discusses how and why AIMS has been so successful in such a short timescale. AIMS is completely independent, is a registered Not-for-Profit, has a separate board of directors, and is funded by all its members – not just a single company. Barely a year since it was formed, AIMS is already widely recognized and acknowledged for the role it has played in helping to make great strides towards IP interoperability. How and why has AIMS been so successful in such a short timescale? I think there are several reasons. The first I would call ‘The power of the idea’; AIMS is a simple, single concept. For our industry to continue to flourish and competition to thrive, we need a common network, and there was immediate recognition of this. Secondly, you need standards. Various standards and technical recommendations organizations such as VSF and SMPTE were very active in IP standardization, but their work didn’t have a strong voice in the marketplace. AIMS strengthened their voice and released a pent-up demand from both broadcasters and vendors. Thirdly, transparency and independence; some other organizations are 100% funded and driven by...