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SMPTE 2022 for engineers  |    A 1 day training course

SMPTE 2022 training course description

SMPTE 2022 is the standard for IP video transport in the broadcast industry. This course covers the seven section of the standard in detail. Particular attention is given to FEC and seamless protection switching areas of the standard.

What will you learn
  • Use Wireshark to analyse. SMPTE 2022 streams.
  • Explain the role of FEC in SMPTE 2022.
  • Explain how SMPTE 2022 provides resilience.
SMPTE 2022 training course details

SMPTE 2022 training course contents

  • Introduction
  • What is SMPTE 2022, SMPTE 2022 parts. SDI over IP. Contribution and distribution versus delivery.

  • The SMPTE 2022 protocol stack
  • SMPTE 2022-2 (mapping of MPEG TS into IP) and SMPTE 2022-6 mapping uncompressed video into IP.
    IP: Best effort, connectionless, DF flag, routers, Diffserv, RSVP. IPv6.
    UDP: Unreliable, connectionless, broadcasts, multicasts and unicasts.
    RTP RTP, ports, payloads types, sequence numbers, timestamps. RTP header extensions. RTCP. MPEG2-TS: Elementary streams, transport over IP.

  • FEC
  • Forward Error Correction. SMPTE 2022-1, SMPTE 2022-5. Logical rows and columns. 1D and 2D parity. FEC header format. FEC configuration and choosing dimensions. FEC traffic shaping. Overheads and delays.

  • Seamless protection switching
  • IP failover. SMPTE 2022-7: Sending two matching streams over different paths. Stream synchronization. The HBRMT header. Calculating the packet to switch over.

  • Summary
  • Summary of the 7 sections of the SMPTE 2022 standard. Clock recovery.

Learning path


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"Very informative."

Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.