The IABM Award for Innovation
MEDIORNET's X-Switch optical networking system won the IABM Award for Innovation.
The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers presented the award during a reception at IBC2005 in Amsterdam on Sept. 10. MEDIORNET chief executive officer Gernot Pammer accepted the award from IABM Chairman David MacGregor.
The MEDIORNET X-Switch enables broadcasters to interface, route and transport large payloads of digital information quickly and securely. A scaleable modular system, X-Switch can be deployed for point-to-point links in an outside broadcast, for a multi-site local network or as the basis of a large-scale network linking production and playout sites throughout the world.
Central to X-Switch is the ability to transport HD-SDI video, SD-SDI video, telephone, machine-control data and general metadata simultaneously over a single high-capacity fiber-optic cable. The entire processing and delivery system is transparent, handling up to 2GB/s of information in any required combination of signal formats.