We asked Grass Valley’s VP Product Marketing, Boromy Ung, to tell us about the company’s recently launched Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA) – why it was created, what are the requirements for membership and how he sees it developing over the coming months and years.
There’s no turning back but the future is far from clear or certain for many. New tools for broadcast and media in every department but how to put them to work to best advantage is still a challenge for most.
Dr Amal Punchihewa, Director of Technology and Innovation, ABU Dr Punchihewa discusses how in coming years we can expect the co-existence of SDI & IP in hybrid configurations and to enjoy the benefits of IP fully we must have open standards and interoperability. [maxbutton id="104" ]
Written by IABM CTO Stan Moote This article originally appeared in the IBC 2016 Daily Constant complaints about the slowness of standards being developed hurting the industry seems to be the norm. This doesn't mean standards don't happen, never-the-less I believe it is important to understand the standards process, benefits and risks. Early in my career I was involved in developing the CCIR-601 standard which became the basis for all digital video used today. This was driven both by technical and political agendas, however the effort was one of the industry's first takes on working together towards a worldwide standard rather than having localized ones such as NTSC, SECAM and the various flavours of PAL. Fast forward to today, and the new challenges are less about video and audio formats, more about transport and specifically IP. IP transport for video, particularly for in-facility full bandwidth, non-file based applications, is the current challenge. At IBC this year you will see a mix between hype and reality, so I figured I would point out was is happening and give you the confidence that as an industry we have no reason to use the switch to IP as a reason for holding up...