Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:30
Nevion Adastral Park
Columba House, Adastral Park,
IP5 3RE Martlesham Heath
United Kingdom
Event Details: 

Next generation video  - the media world without raster, native video interfaces nor genlock –
learn about handing encapsulation, transport, interfacing & timing in the brave new world of IP.

Enjoy  meeting other members, BT and Nevion staff  over ample refreshments provided by Nevion
- before the formal Start of the meeting at 19h00


Andrew Rayner is SVP of Engineering for Nevion and heads up the Nevion UK development team
based at Adastral Park, Martlesham.He also sits in the company CTO, providing technical direction
for the evolution of the company’s media transport capabilities.

Nevion provides award-winning media transport solutions to broadcasters, telecom service providers,
governmental agencies and other industries.

Prior to joining Nevion in 2010, Andrew was head of the Broadcast Solutions team at BT.
In this role he was responsible for the design of the BT Global Media Network
and oversaw the development of key video interfacing,monitoring and protection technology.
Andrew has filed many patents - both with BT & Nevion.
During his time with BT he was awarded the prestigious Martlesham Gold Medal for technical innovation.
Andrew is a regular speaker at key global broadcast technology events & conferences.

We Thank Nevion for provding the venue and Ample Refreshments


 Presentations -

Andrew Lord - Head of Optical Research at BT  updated us on Developments in Fibre technology
Andrew Rayner-SVP of Engineering for Nevion - Main presentation 


From London and the South turn off the M25 at J28 onto the A12 to Ipswich.
 From the Midlands and the North take A14 East toward Ipswich

Follow A14 East (signposted to Felixstowe), around Ipswich and over the Orwell Bridge.
Join A12 north (J58, signposted to Lowestoft) for approximately two miles.
Adastral Park can be found by turning right at the second roundabout
and first Left to the gatehouse see map

 Show them the ‘Wave Through Pass’ you will receive instructions on how to download
and present this upon arrival to Adastral Park, to Security at the Main Entrance. 
You will then be directed to Car Park X (located to the right as you leave the gatehouse). 
The event is taking place on the first floor of the Hub – the white and glass building opposite the car park.

 If using a Sat Nav, enter the postcode IP5 3RF, and follow the signs for Reception.

A regular train service runs from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich Station, taking approximately one hour.
From London trains are on the hour/half hour
so the best (and only conveniant) train is the 17h00 from Liverpool Street Arr 17h59
Return  21h41 (or 21h09 if pushed!)
From the Midlands and the North, there are connecting trains to Ipswich from Peterborough
(via Ely or Cambridge).
A regular service to Ipswich departs from Norwich once every half hour at peak travel times.

Use the route 66 bus or take a taxi. Fares from Ipswich Railway Station cost around £15 each way
and the 66 bus costs around £5.00 return.about every 20 mins)

Adastral Park website map