6 July 1986 Optical Fibres For Digital Video Interconnections In Television Studio Centres
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Proceedings Volume 0585, Fiber Optic Broadband Networks; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966521
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
The increased use of digital equipment in television studio centres raises the question of how to interconnect such equipment. Because of the high bit rate, optical fibres are a possible choice. A suitable experimental link has been built. However the interconnections between equipment are not fixed; it is necessary to re-route and distribute the signals. Experiments with mechanical switching and a study of solid-state techniques show that these cannot yet switch signals on the scale needed (at least 100 sources to 100 destinations). A system based on wavelength-division and time-division multiplexing may provide a satisfactory solution.
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Richard P. Marsden, "Optical Fibres For Digital Video Interconnections In Television Studio Centres", Proc. SPIE 0585, Fiber Optic Broadband Networks, (6 July 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.966521; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966521


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