Instructor - Wes Simpson
Wes Simpson, president of Telecom Product Consulting, has more than 35 years of experience in the design, development, application, and marketing of products for video and telecommunication applications. In addition to being a frequent speaker at events such as VidTrans, SMPTE conferences, NAB Show, and IBC, he is a columnist for TV Technology and the author of two books: “IPTV and Internet Video” and “Video Over IP.” Simpson is a voting member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards Committee. Along with this virtual classroom course for SMPTE, Simpson recently developed and delivered well-received training seminars for the VSF and IEEE BTS.
- Recognize the differences in workflow models between SDI and IP-based transport
Understand the basics of cloud technology and recognize its impacts on broadcasting
Build a working knowledge of Internet
Delivery Systems for distribution to the end-point consumer, including content delivery networks and protocols
Choose components and protocols used in an IP-based video production workflow
Identify common factors impacting workflow and network performance, and perform basic troubleshooting to identify solutions