SWIFT – Programmable Platform for Live Production Media Networking

TESTED SOLUTIONS FOR
SMPTE ST 2110, 2022, AES67 – IEEE 1588, SMPTE ST 2059 – DANTE, RAVENNA, NMOS

Executive Summary

MEDIA NETWORKING IS DIFFICULT; EXPENSIVE; RISKY; A MOVING TARGET…

COVELOZ SOLVES NETWORKING SO YOU CAN FOCUS ON YOUR CORE BUSINESS

SWIFT by COVELOZ takes the worry out of AIMS-compliant media networking, and enables you to focus on your core business. SWIFT integrates a production-ready SDI-to-IP gateway on a programmable system-on-chip, while offering a cost-effective and flexible platform for your media processing applications.

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  • Accelerates the introduction of your products
  • Lowers your overall system cost
  • Differentiates your product with customization
  • Provides choice from off-the-shelf OEM products or build your own

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SWIFT supports multiple audio and video transport, synchronization and control protocols covering the entire AIMS roadmap and more, including Dante/SAP, RAVENNA and NMOS. As standards moves, your hardware investment keeps pace. SWIFT takes the worry out of the network.

Delivery Options

SWIFT™ offers a complete solution to your media transport, processing and networking software needs. In particular, SWIFT™ implements a complete SDI-to-IP gateway on a single chip.

To enable you to efficiently meet your product goals, SWIFT™ comes in a variety of flexible options. Choose either a market-ready module, virtual chip with product development kit (PDK), or a bespoke intellectual property integration into your hardware.

NEWT

NEWT – OEM module for professional video connectivity and processing

  • RAPTOR-EDGE™ SDI/IP gateway openGear card with the option to add your own software-defined signal processing.
  • NEWT™ small form-factor OEM module for professional video connectivity and processing
  • SWIFT™ Virtual Chip integrated onto a board that you manufacture, based on COVELOZ’ proven hardware reference design.
  • SWIFT™ Custom: Turn-key integration of SWIFT™ sub-system into your design, under a services contract with COVELOZ.

RAPTOR-EDGE openGear SDI/IP Gateway with your Media Processor

 

Applications

• Switchers • Routers • Master Control
• Monitoring equipment • Frame synchronizers • Signal Processing

Key Features

SWIFT implements the following features:

  • Multiprotocol support, with guaranteed interoperability
    • SMPTE ST 2022-6/7
    • SMPTE ST 2110-10/20/30/40/50 (VSF TR-03/TR-04)
  • Redundancy for network port and stream, so everything works reliably
    • Dual or Quad-10GE Ethernet interfaces
    • Seamless stream redundancy
  • Networked media clock distribution and synchronization, to avoid the need for frame syncs, and to reduce cabling costs
    • SMPTE ST 2059 GENLOCK
    • SDI clock recovery
  • Standard Media Interfaces, to avoid costly converters
    • 12G-SDI, HDMI 2.0 and DP available
    • Analog audio, AES3 and MADI
  • AES67/Dante compatibility, to interoperate with a significant installed base
  • BACH Controller, which features audio connection control, network stream and device management through an intuitive WebUI
    • JSON API for integration into your ecosystem
    • Future-proof via in-system upgrades
  • Available with a Product Development Kit (PDK) to enable your differentiation
    • A framework for Linux-based Media Processing
    • Customizable FPGA and Linux software

Want to use the SWIFT™ on your next project? Drop us a line!

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