Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility: A New Puzzle to Solve from Focal Press by Gary Olson provides a comprehensive understanding of the technology architecture and physical facility changes that occur due to the transition to computer-based technologies and file-based workflows. With this new workflow, media is produced for multiple delivery platforms such as: Over the Air, Over the Top, large screen displays, cable, satellite, Web, digital signage, tablets, and smartphones. These changes impact all aspects of creation, production, media management, technical operations, business processes, and distribution to end users. Most importantly, this softcover book provides insight into new media management workflows and business processes to support the entire lifecycle of the IP broadcast facility from an engineering and workflow perspective.
Author Gary Olson is a recognized industry leader with practical experience in the analysis, selection, and uses of technology and as an innovator in media technologies and broadcast design. Gary is an advisor specializing in the transition of traditional media workflows and business processes. His focus is the adaptation of organizational structure, staffing models, and workflows to implement digital media technology. Gary holds a US patent in Streaming media automation and distribution.
Workflow and Processes
Technology Infrastructure and Engineering
Transmission and Delivery
Facility Planning and Design