Understanding SMPTE ST 2110: Video Encapsulation

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This course is intended for engineers and technologists who need to understand the detail in SMPTE’s ST 2110 suite of standards. It assumes a basic understanding of IP and associated terminology. The focus of this course is video Encapsulation. 

What you will learn:

  • Explain the advantages of uncompressed video in live TV production and why it is better to transport active video only
  • Describe how a video image is segmented into sample row data for transport in RTP packets  
  • Specify the pgroup size and how many pixels are carried in a pgroup for a specific color sampling
  • Apply the ST 2110 packing mode and packet size limits to describe how many pgroups for a specific color sampling can be carried in a packet

This course is part of the following course program:

Understanding SMPTE Standard 2110

Courses included in this program:

Who should attend: Electrical engineer, Network engineer, Data engineer, Design engineer, Computer engineer, Systems engineer, field, Hardware engineer, Lead engineer, Project engineer, Product engineer, DevOps

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Thomas Bause Mason
Thomas Bause Mason is the Director of Standards Development for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). At SMPTE he is responsible for maintaining the technical infrastructure for both the standards community and SMPTE. Bause Mason, formerly owner of Open Media Consulting, began his career in Cologne, Germany, as a computer programmer for automation software in the nuclear and automobile industries. Before his move to Los Angeles, Bause Mason worked at West German Television (WDR) and Cologne Broadcasting Center, where he led the quality control department. In Los Angeles, he became a postproduction consultant and then built and managed the encoding operations for Ascent Media. Joining NBCUniversal in 2005, he focused on emerging technology, spending two years in London to support the company's international business. Throughout his career, Bause Mason has assisted industry organizations in the development of standards, technical recommendations, and study group reports. He holds several patents and is a SMPTE Fellow.

Publication Year: 2018

ISBN: 978-1-5386-0032-0

Understanding SMPTE ST 2110: Video Encapsulation
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP515
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH