IP Media Processing Platform 
Selenio™ Network Processor (SNP) is the industry’s first pure-IP media processing platform, supporting uncompressed UHD based on SMPTE ST 2110. This high-density, scalable platform enables media companies to seamlessly transition from SDI to all-IP networks, while adhering to the SMPTE ST 2022-6 and ST 2110 standards.

The standards-based SNP interoperates with Imagine’s other UHD- and IP-ready solutions, as well as with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) IP switches, providing media companies the flexibility to work with a variety of technology suppliers for a seamless end-to-end production workflow.

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SNP hardware (front)

SNP hardware (front) with the hot swap-able power supply option

Rear of SNP hardware

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  • Implement a fully scalable, future-ready, standards-based IP production or playout system
  • Carry UHD Native (single streams) over ST 2110-20 IP video for simple routing and clean-switching
  • Reduce operational complexity with multiple processing functions in one compact frame
  • Transition smoothly from a hybrid to full-IP network
  • Access agile and flexible processing capabilities for different events and applications
  • Incorporate UHD in end-to-end IP production workflows
  • ST 2110-20 Video
  • ST 2110-30 PCM Audio
  • ST 2110-31 AES3 Transparent Transport
  • ST 2110-40 Data
  • ST 2022-6 SDI over IP
  • ST 2022-7 seamless protection switching of IP streams
  • ST 2022-8 timing of ST 2022-6 streams in ST 2110 systems
  • NMOS IS-04 discovery and registration
  • NMOS IS-05 device connection management
  • UHD over single ST 2110-20 stream
  • UHD over 12G-SDI or Quad-SDI (2SI and SQD)
  • HD/3G and UHD clean and quiet switching
  • IP to SDI mode
  • SDI to IP mode
  • IP to IP mode
  • Frame synchronization to PTP with adjustable output phasing and delay
  • Video proc amp, frame delay, and color correction
  • Audio proc amp and delay adjustment
  • 4 independent processing blocks for various operations (synchronization, conversion, UHD remap of SQD/2SI)
  • HD/3G/UHD up/down/cross conversion (licensed option)
  • HD Proxy (as separate 1080i or 1080p ST 2110-20 stream) for UHD signal monitoring (licensed option)
  • SDR/HDR (HLG, PQ, S-Log3) conversion (licensed option)
  • MADI Audio Processing (via optional SFP) (licensed option)
  • Audio embedding and de-embedding between SDI, ST 2022-6, and ST 2110
  • Flexible channel support of audio IP streams
  • Basic frame rate conversion (add/drop frame) in Conversion personality
  • Sharpness control in down conversion
  • On screen display (text overlay)
  • Preset save/recall
  • Black Burst (BB) output generated, synchronized to received PTP timing
  • Dual QSFP28 Flexible Ethernet up to 100GbE
  • 32 HD-BNC (8 are 12G capable) connectors for SDI I/O
  • I/O Expansion via SFP (MADI, 3G coaxial and optical)
  • Redundant power supplies in single assembly or hot-swappable independent units
  • Front-serviceable main processing board and power supply

SNP is optimized for UHD production via redundant 100-Gigabit data connections capable of delivering eight uncompressed UHD signals in each direction — improving overall efficiency and power-consumption, while preserving picture quality and system latency.

SNP also provides critical synchronization and integration of signals into the production environment, ensuring interoperability with all other standards-compliant equipment.

Along with powerful, IP-enabled video processing, SNP offers all the capabilities required in today’s complex production environments, including audio processing, color space adjustments and HD-UHD up-, down- and cross-conversion, as well as High Dynamic Range (HDR) adaptations and conversions required for integrating UHD and HD signals.

Ideal for fast-paced mobile live production, SNP features four integral processing blocks, each of which can be assigned a separate application and reprogrammed on the fly. The multipurpose nature and quick-configuration capabilities of the SNP significantly reduce equipment requirements and enable production companies to respond to the demands of the current job, and then quickly reconfigure to tackle future assignments.

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