Optical network technologies for future digital cinema

Sajid Nazir, Mohammad Kaleem

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    Digital technology has transformed the information flow and support infrastructure for numerous application domains, such as cellular communications. Cinematography, traditionally, a film based medium, has embraced digital technology leading to innovative transformations in its work flow. Digital cinema supports transmission of high resolution content enabled by the latest advancements in optical communications and video compression. In this paper we provide a survey of the optical network technologies for supporting this bandwidth intensive traffic class. We also highlight the significance and benefits of the state of the art in optical technologies that support the digital cinema work flow.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number8164308
    Number of pages8
    JournalAdvances in Optical Technologies
    Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2016


    • digital cinema
    • communication
    • optical network technologies


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