September 1, 2021

Slice-Based Encoding

Slice-Based Encoding Slice-based encoding is a method of video encoding in which a single video frame is divided or “sliced” into separate sections which can each be encoded simultaneously in parallel. Once encoded, each slice can then be immediately streamed to a decoder instead of waiting for the entire frame to be encoded first. Slice-based encoding and decoding, supported by the [...]

May 3, 2021

SMPTE 2110

SMPTE 2110 SMPTE 2110, (as ST 2110, is commonly referred,) is a suite of standards released by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers for transporting uncompressed or lossless compressed digital media over IP networks for broadcast contribution and production.  SMPTE 2110 standards serve as a guideline for vendors and professionals implementing such network architecture, allowing them to develop new products that can be interconnected with other SMPTE 2110 compliant products over an IP network. In particular, SMPTE 2110 was designed [...]

August 20, 2018

Serial Digital Interface (SDI)

Serial Digital Interface (SDI) Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a standard for the delivery of digital video with coaxial cable. While data speeds up to 3 gigabits per second (Gbps) are possible with SDI, the most common speed is half that at 270 Mbps. SDI uses a standard 75-ohm cable, which is the same cable used for most home television [...]

August 20, 2018

Streaming Media

Streaming Media Learn more about streaming media and its applications in this video.  Streaming Media is the process of delivering multimedia data (such as video or audio) from a streaming service provider to an end-user. Streaming Media delivers audio and video elements using basic HTTP, TCP/IP, and HTML protocols. Video or audio content is streamed (i.e. transmitted) over the Internet in compressed form. [...]

August 20, 2018

Set Top Box (STB)

Set Top Box (STB) A Set Top Box is a device that allows users to view video content from specific internet video providers via the internet. Also known as a Set Top Unit, these boxes convert a digital television signal to analog to be viewed on a conventional television set, or enable cable or satellite television to be viewed. Originally, [...]