This month, we will begin a two-part series on metadata and MXF. First, we will look at the importance of metadata to the professional media facility.
There is a core set of protocols critical to the operation of computer networks. Some of the most important protocols include IP, Transmission Control
IP networks have become a mission-critical part of just about every broadcaster's facility. Broadcasters need to monitor these networks with the same
Every engineer working with media these days should understand the basics of network addressing, and most of them do. But, network addressing is one of
Last month, we explored the merging of IP with SDI. This month, we will continue to explore this topic by looking at recent work on video over Ethernet.
Since its inception, video has been running over coaxial cable. In the early days, the PL-259 connector, sometimes known as the UHF connector, was used.
JPEG 2000 has caught the attention of the professional media world for good reason. First, it closely matches some workflows, where the production process
Almost every media company has a requirement to keep the lights on when things go wrong. Most companies have a written plan that describes specific steps
It will not be long before there is a complete disconnect between where professional media is stored and where it is being used. This is a profound shift,
If you are wondering how the relates to professional media applications, you are not alone because one of the hottest topics in the IT world these days
This month's article will introduce network router programming. If you have not worked with IT infrastructure, you may be surprised at the number of options
System security is like the weather; lots of people worry, but no one actually does anything about it. The January Computers & Networks column Media network
By now, most engineers have heard that metadata refers to data about data. As facilities move from tape to files, and from tight integration to service
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