[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: American quality standards.

Joshua Boyd jdboyd
Tue Mar 21 03:22:32 CET 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 01:18:02AM -0500, Dave Dodge wrote:

> Is that used at all in the US?  My favorite US broadcast supply house
> has even fewer ASI products in their catalog than SCART :-).  Searches
> indicate it's mainly DVB-related, and I don't know much about what US
> satellite gear is using these days.  Interestingly, DVB-ASI is
> apparently similar enough to SDI from an electrical standpoint that
> many SDI routers can pass it -- though they won't be able to
> understand the data.
> Some related pages to this discussion:
> http://www.interfacebus.com/Design_Connector_Video.html
> http://www.tvtechnology.com/features/Media-Server-Tech/f_media_server.shtml

I've been told that HD-SDI->MPEG2 Encoder->Satalite uplink with ASI
between the encoder and the transmitter is a common path for HD remote
trucks in the US. 

I would have thought they'd be using SMPTE 310 connections instead.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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