Wan Issues and ATM
As Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) networking becomes increasingly affordable, and long-distance (including international) ATM services become increasingly available, this technology becomes an increasingly attractive option for the conveyance of professional-quality PCM linear audio. The first half of the paper describes the main features of ATM networks, with emphasis on those services that are relevant to professional real-time audio. The second half examines the issues that arise when digital audio is shared between different locations, such as delays, synchronisation, and data errors, and compares the performance of ATM with other technologies.
Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $33 for non-members and is temporarily free for AES members.