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Wes Simpson

Wes Simpson

Wes is the president of Telecom Product Consulting

  • Resources

    The Dazzling Future of 5G Wireless

    October 30, 2017

    The verdict is in: 5G wireless systems will be all things to all people, allowing incredibly high bandwidths and ultra-low power radios to be used anywhere, all at a fraction of the cost of today’s devices.

  • Expertise

    Calculating IP Video Signal Bandwidths for the Studio

    June 27, 2017

    Figuring out the amount of bandwidth a video signal requires on an IP network isn’t terribly hard, but it does require some familiarity with the underlying technologies and packet formats.

  • Broadcast Engineering

    VidTrans Invigorates Push to All-IP Studio

    February 16, 2017

    The annual VidTrans conference, Feb. 28-March 2, at the Marina del Rey Marriott, has long been a place where new video transport formats get their first public showing, and the 2017 edition is no different; once again it’s stuffed full of fresh technologies.

  • Resources

    IEEE 1588: Profiles in Time

    July 08, 2016

    As previously covered in this column, IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is an essential part of a modern all-IP media production system.

  • Broadcast Engineering

    VidTrans 2016 Returns to New Orleans

    March 16, 2016

    Once again VidTrans, the annual conference and exhibition hosted by the Video Services Forum, wrapped up a successful three-day meeting in historic New Orleans.

  • Expertise

    New Rec for Studio Video Over IP Approved

    November 24, 2015

    This recommendation was developed specifically to address the need within modern media production facilities to have an efficient, flexible method to transport uncompressed signals of various types.

  • Expertise

    Prioritizing Packets With DiffServ

    October 28, 2015

    As broadcasters increasingly move toward IP-based systems within their facilities and for wide area network connections, the ability to prioritize some packets over others is becoming more desirable.

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