This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the technology architecture, physical facility changes, and—most importantly—the new media management workflows and business processes to support the entire lifecycle of the IP broadcast facility from an engineering and workflow perspective.
Fully updated, this second edition covers the technological evolutions and changes in the media broadcast industry, including the new standards and specifications for live IP production, the SMPTE ST2110 suite of standards, the necessity of protecting against cyber threats, and the expansion of cloud services and how that has opened new possibilities. It provides users with the necessary information for planning, organizing, producing, and distributing media for the modern broadcast facility.
Key features of this text include:
Those in the fields of TV, cable, IT engineering, and broadcast engineering will find this book an invaluable resource, as will students learning how to set up modern broadcast facilities and the workflows of contemporary broadcasting.
Praise for the first edition:
'To my knowledge this is the first attempt by anyone to document the changing technology in broadcast engineering. Gary does it very well; it could finish up as the industry bible on the subject.' - David MacGregor, Chairman, TSL, UK
Chapter 1 Overview
Chapter 2 Standards, Protocols & Acronyms
Chapter 3 Business Processes and Integration
Chapter 4 – Ingest Chapter
5 Workflow and Processes
Chapter 6 Media Management
Chapter 7 Technology Infrastructure and Engineering
Chapter 8 Transmission and Delivery Chapter
Chapter 10 Artificial Intelligence
Chapter 11 - Facility Planning and Design
Chapter 12 – Review