Bandwidth demands for broadcasting continues to increase, because broadcasters start to rely on fiber for dependable, always-on connectivity. Optical transmission provides faster download and upload speeds, maintain signal strength over longer distances and ensure less wait time.
Besides the shift from FHD content to 4K/UHD, venue entertainment continues to evolve: Through networks of video displays, large scoreboards, indoor and outdoor video walls and smart cameras – highly trained in-venue production teams are generating and distributing original content to engage their audiences.
The SDI(Serial Digital Interface) standard offers uncompressed, latency-free distribution of signals over the fiber as well as the coaxial able. 3G-SDI SFP and 12G-SDI SFP+ have been used widely by the broadcast industry.
SDI Video SFP
SDI Distribution Amplifiers