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TR-1001 IP Media Networks
Video Over IP, SMPTE ST 2022, SMPTE ST 2110, PTP, NMOS & more!

3 days 


This training course covers everything you need to know about the video formats and standards used across IP-based networking for Media Production (Broadcast / Television). It covers all the essential network protocols and standards for uncompressed video over IP as well as looking at how to make such systems work through the use of PTP and AMWA’s NMOS specifications (IS-04 / IS-05 etc).

Equipment rack with broadcast hardware for IP Media Networking 2110 PTP etc.

The course is presented over 3 days including some hands-on practical sessions. It can be simplified to cover most of the key topics in 2 days (no hands-on sessions and less depth in some topics).

A range of equipment will be used for demonstration of key functions.

Equipment includes:

  • PTP Grandmaster
  • SMPTE ST 2110 Senders & Receivers
  • SMPTE ST 2022-6 Senders & Receivers
  • 25G/10G/1G Network Hardware
  • NMOS IS-04 / IS-05 Routing
  • Test & Measurement (Phabrix QxL, Meinberg ptpTrackHound v2)
  • TAG VS IP Multiviewer
  • 32×32 3G-SDI signal routing
  • SDI camera, media players & multiviewers 

Target Audience & Outcomes

Anyone working in a technical role requiring a good grounding in the new IP media formats and networking architecture for broadcast/media production or those who have already been working with the technology but perhaps needs to take a step back and understand it all properly.

Attendees of this course will be able to explain how IP networks function and how they are being used by the various standards for uncompressed video and audio over IP. Attendees will also have up to date knowledge of JT-NM TR-1001 and the requirements it sets out for a functional media network using control level protocols such as NMOS.

Course Syllabus

IP for Media

  • Why IP? (Broadcast Architectures)
  • Industry/Standards Bodies (IETF, IEEE, SMPTE, AES, VSF, AMWA, EBU, JT-NM, AIMS)
  • Evolution of IP Video Standards (Compressed & Uncompressed)
  • SMPTE ST 2022 Standards Family
  • SMPTE ST 2110 Standards Family
  • SDP (Session Description Protocol)
  • NMOS Introduction (Network Media Open Specifications)
  • JT-NM TR-1001 Specification for media networks Introduction
  • JT-NM Tested Programme  – Interoperability Testing and Results


IP Networks

  • OSI 7-layer model
  • Layer 2 / Layer 3 Networking
  • TCP / UDP Data Transport
  • RTP – Real-time Transport Protocol (RFC 3550 / RFC 4175)
  • Unicast / Multicast
  • Network Architectures (Spine/Leaf, Monolithic)
  • Software Defined Networking


Synchronisation & Timing

  • Background (Broadcast system timing, NTP)
  • Time Standards (GMT, UTC, GPS, TAI)
  • PTP (IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol v1/v2)
    • Epoc
    • Profiles (SMPTE ST 2059-2)
    • Best Master Clock Algorithm (BMCA)
    • Unicast / Multicast
    • 1-Step / 2-Step messaging (SW/HW timestamping)
    • Network Architecture Jitter
    • Boundary Clocks / Transparent Clocks
    • End-to-End / Peer-Delay

IP Media Formats Deep-Dive & Analysis

  • SMPTE ST 2022-6
  • SMPTE ST 2110-10 – System (including SDP detail)
  • SMPTE ST 2110-20 – Uncompressed Video
  • SMPTE ST 2110-30 / AES 67 – Uncompressed Audio
  • SMPTE ST 2110-31 – AES3 Audio
  • SMPTE ST 2110-40 – Ancillary data
  • SMPTE ST 2110-21 – Traffic Shaping
  • TR-04 / SMPTE 2022-8
  • Analysing Streams using Wireshark & Other Tools


Stream Protection & Error Correction

  • SMPTE ST 2022-7 (Dual Path Redundancy)
  • FEC (Forward Error Correction) / SMPTE 2022-5
  • Uncompressed video over WAN
  • Compressed Stream Protection Techniques (SRT/RIST/Proprietary)


Making it all Work

  • JT-NM Reference Architecture
  • NMOS Key Concepts
  • NMOS IS-04
  • NMOS IS-05
  • NMOS IS-07
  • NMOS IS-08
  • Other NMOS activities (IS-09, IS-10, BCP-002, BCP-003 etc.)
  • Media Timing & Lipsync
  • Case Study – BBC Wales

Course Trainers


Ed Calverley Closeup

Ed Calverley

Mike Dhonau Headshot

Mike Dhonau

Pricing (2024) for this course as a 3-day course is £6,300 plus expenses. This is a fixed fee regardless of the number of attendees, however the recommended maximum number of attendees is 6-8. Expenses are charged in addition to this base fee – an all-inclusive fixed price quote can be provided on request. Inclusive pricing covers all travel, subsistence, printing and other expenses plus access to PDF versions and access to view session recordings (for revision use).

For hands on sessions each attendee will need access to a Windows PC with Ethernet connection – requirements will be discussed when booking.

One of the above trainers will run this course but both regularly update the content to make each session as effective and up to date as possible.

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