Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology announces that the company will highlight its 4K JPEG-XS version of the MDP3020 MAX™ IP Media Gateway at NAB NY 2022 on booth 715.
By utilizing JPEG-XS with its inherent high image compression and ultra-low latency processing characteristics, the MDP3020 MAX is ideal for live, remote production broadcast applications where network edge bandwidths are typically constrained and where time sensitive, immediate interaction between the studio and venue(s) is a necessity.
The MDP3020 MAX™ is a SMPTE standards-based gateway device designed to address the need for cost effective, remotely configurable, and protected 4K video over IP services at the network edge. The MDP3020 MAX processes up to two incoming 4K, 12G SDI video/audio streams by first applying JPEG-XS compression, and then encapsulating this content into packets for transport over an IP network.
Other key and standard features include a 10GbE/1GbE data port, dual 10GbE optical interfaces to support network redundancy along with Seamless Protection Switching (aka Hitless Media Processing or SMPTE ST2022-7,) redundant power capability, and integrated frame synchronizer. The Seamless Protection/Hitless switching function operates on all media (video, audio, and data), and prevents signal disruption should there be intermittent problems in any one of the two diverse IP network paths.
The MDP3020 MAX IP Media Gateway is used globally by TV media service providers and broadcasters for sporting and remote production environments. It is providing the connectivity for multi-format video/audio signal transport as well as simultaneous data and control signal transfers between venues and central operating and production centers. Typically, its small footprint (1/2 rack unit) is a deciding factor for portability, along with its low power consumption and ruggedized design, built to withstand the rigors of harsh physical field environments.
Media Links will be at NAB NY on stand 715.