Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Media Links showcases MD8000 media transport system
Media Links made the European launch of its MD8000 media transport system at IBC2008.
The MD8000 is designed to support scalable bandwidth requirements from 10Mb/s today to 10Gb/s in the future, thereby allowing the transport of compressed and uncompressed HD, SD, audio and data. It is built to work transparently with SONET/SDH architectures as well as IP core-based systems. The system supports simultaneous interconnections among a range of networking technologies, providing a smooth migration path as networking technologies evolve.
The MD8000 does not require proprietary switching elements at each network node. Individual signals can be switched between paths by standard IP routers. This gives system designers the flexibility to combine MD8000 shelves in the same network as IP core routers and switchers.
For more information, visit www.medialinks.com.