The Future of Serial Digital Interfaces (SDI)

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SDI is the acronym for Serial Digital Interface.  It was first standardized by The Society of Motion  Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) in 1989.

It’s a way to connect video devices to each other via coaxial cables and what’s called BNC (Bayonet Neill–Concelman) connectors to move digital signals from one point to another.  The SDI standard provides for video signals as well as multiple channels of embedded audio on a single core wire using bit serial transmission.

Since its standardization in ...

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