The Networked Production




Conventional analog production facilities were based on a system of interconnections carrying standard composite PAL or NTSC signals. With the advent of digital, the concept did not dramatically change. Practically all analog PAL or NTSC signals were replaced by a serial digital interface signal—SDI. In both cases, the production processes were sequential—that is, all operations were carried out one after the other. Every single process in the sequence had to wait to receive material produced in the previous step. The standardized file formats and the corresponding change of workflow led to the development of a new concept—the networked production facility. The conventional interconnection structure that conveys ...

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