Broadcast Beat Magazine 2018 NAB Show Edition - Page 50

Making the Impossible Possible: Unique Transport Protocol Cuts Contribution/Distribution Costs in Multisource, Live-Action Productions By Jim Jachetta, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, VidOvation B roadcast engineers and operators are always looking for ways to cut the cost of contributing and distributing video between the network and affiliates or between the field and master control — espe- cially when it is not practical to have a produc- tion truck on site. The traditional approach is to use a telecom connection or sate