Busting the Buffer Myth for Multicast Media Over IP
Deep buffers on network switches cost money and can add increased latency and reduce performance when used incorrectly. This blog offers the basics of buffering and offers tips to selecting the right buffer for media and broadcast engineers.
Stadiums May Not Be Opening with Fans This Weekend, But The Experience Can Still Be Epic
Recently, I had the honor of hosting and moderating a virtual leadership roundtable featuring tech innovators planning for some of the largest, most tech-sophisticated digital entertainment venues in the world. In our conversation, we touched on the many technological innovations that are influencing business decisions right now as many teams prepare to kick-off their first-ever season without fans in stadiums.
Believe the HYPE: The Standout Technologies Shaping the Future of Media, Sports & Entertainment
Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a tech webinar panel with HYPE Sports, The New Game Changers of Sports Media & Broadcasting. I was asked to share my perspective on the current landscape and innovation trends I’m seeing, and how I believe it will impact what’s coming next for the Media, Sports, and Entertainment industry. I wanted to expand a bit on some of the topics I covered and highlight big themes to consider for the future.
Media Flow Analytics: Assurance and Monitoring in Professional Video Production
Bad on-air video is a broadcaster’s nightmare. To get ahead of video’s historical challenges, broadcasters are embracing the SMPTE ST2110 suite of protocols for transport of uncompressed video over IP. This is a big technology shift and the focus has been on Day 0 and Day 1 operations. But planning a broadcast technology transformation doesn’t stop at turn up. Day 2 and beyond needs proper planning.
Rise of Day-2 Operations – Pinpointing Video Quality Issues
If you’re in the media industry, you know why the move from serial digital interfaces (SDI) to IP can be so stressful.
Shoot, Share, Edit, Retake, Perfect – On Set, in Real Time
Maybe this is happening to you: You’re talking with a friend, and learn of yet another new TV show, from yet another online media source, that sounds really interesting –...
Cisco @IBC 2018: “Dailies” to “Hourlies;” Venues to Studios: How Our Media Blueprint is Reaching into Film and S …
The Cisco Media Blueprint is spanning the infrastructure and software components to help our media partners power new ways to create, manage and distribute digital content.
IBC 2018: How Cisco and its partners are driving Innovation and Scale in Media!
I remember when I was a kid being blessed to be able to go to the Circus. The entertainers were amazing and the clowns, well not so much! One thing...