The Computer Revolution

It has taken decades for computers to be accepted by broadcast engineers and master control room staff. In this paper we will take a look back and see how this acceptance came about and why it took so long. This

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IT-based Playout automation redundancy options

1. Introduction Some concepts such as “scalability”, “reliability”, “compatibility”, “flexibility”, etc. are so broadly used in commercial literature that its meaning becomes blur. One of these worn-out terms is “redundancy”. This document provides an overview of the redundancy options available

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The Master Control Room

THE MASTER CONTROL ROOM BASED ON IT HARDWARE 1 COMPONENTS 1.1 Video Server The video server should be able to play files compressed with any compression scheme and wrapped in any wrapper (at least MXF, AVI and MOV). It must

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