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IP Virtual Card - SMPTE ST 2110 edition

Software stack for ST 2110 video streaming

IP Virtual Card SMPTE 2110



The IP Virtual Card is a software stack allowing high-performance video capture and streaming using standard network cards (NIC). This makes the IP Virtual Card unique on the market to accelerate the transition to ST 2110 for broadcast industry vendors.


The IP Virtual Card supports video transport as per ST 2110-20, audio as per ST 2110-30, and ancillary data as per ST 2110-40. It also includes a PTP synchronization solution compliant to ST 2059. Thanks to an optimized network stack, the IP Virtual Card insures accurate, PTP locked, media streams.

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Smooth transition to IP

       The IP Virtual Card relies on the same VIDEOMASTER SDK as per the DELTACAST video I/O cards. Existing DELTACAST users will find the same programming interface and logic. New developers will discover the benefits of VIDEOMASTER SDK to design their own application. 100% under your control!
    The IP Virtual Card is your launchpad towards future evolutions of the SMPTE ST 2110 standard and adoption of new standards in the industry. This is where DELTACAST expertise comes in to play. The abstraction layer provided by VIDEOMASTER SDK will future-proof your application and secure your investment.





SMPTE standards

  • ST 2110-10 (system timing)
  • ST 2110-20 (uncompressed active video)
  • ST 2110-30 (PCM digital audio)
  • ST 2110-40 (ancillary data)
  • ST 2110-21 (traffic shaping)
  • ST 2022-7 (protection switching)
  • ST 2059 (PTP)

Contact us if you need support for :

  • ST 2022-6 (SDI over IP)
  • ST 2022-5 (FEC)
  • ST 2110-31 (AES3 audio)
  • ST 2110-22 (Compressed video)
  • NMOS


SDK content

  • Autonomous service
  • C/C++ API
  • Compatible with Windows and Linux
  • Comprehensive documentation
  • Sample codes to illustrate SDK usage
  • Full online help and support







  • 4:2:2 and 4:4:4, 8/10/12-bit video
  • Full access to video, audio and ancillary data essences
  • Encoding and decoding services for most ANC data types (timecode, captions, …)
  • ST 2110-21 type W sender and type A receiver
  • OS sockets and network stack for maximum interoperability
  • Optimized version based on the DPDK kernel bypass for most demanding use cases

Video formats

  • SD : NTSC 525i59.97, PAL 625i50
  • HD : 720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • HD : 1080i/p/psf 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • HD : 2048p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60
  • UHD : 2160p 25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60



Your expert in ST 2110



You are not alone. SMPTE 2110 transition raises a lot of new questions from development to deployment.


DELTACAST can accompany you with

  1. Expertise in building your application based on the IP Virtual Card: NMOS, PTP, DPDK, virtualization, cloud,…
  2. Expertise in SMPTE ST 2110 qualification testing
  3. Expertise in IP network deployment


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