The VP of Engineering of a company that will remain nameless here has contacted me looking for an consulting expert who is hands on and up-to-date with regards to how broadcast TV or studio signals are moved over the Internet to a CDN for distribution over an IP wired or wireless network.
This company is seeking an individual who has strong experience using existing equipment/protocols/systems to solve real-world problems, and not someone who specializes in designing next gen networks.
Knowledge of the following is required:
- Relaying video signals over IP channels
- IPTV architecture
- ATM vs. IP for video transfer
- Knowledge of current standards, including codecs, formats, QoS, and Protocols
- Knowledge of current industry practices, including popular hardware for signal relay over IP, bandwidth issues, integration best practices, and SLAs.