SCTE 104 2023

Automation System to Compression System Communications Applications Program Interface (API)

Executive Summary
This standard is part of a suite documenting digital control and delivery of advertising, Program and distribution control (e.g., blackouts) of content between content providers and content distributors. The reader is referred to the block diagrams in Section 6 (below), namely block diagrams (Figure 6-1 and Figure 6-2) as well as the discussion of system architectures in SCTE 67.

Scope
This standard defines the Communications API between an Automation System and the associated Compression System that will insert SCTE 35 private sections into the outgoing Transport Stream. This standard serves as a companion to both SCTE 35 and SCTE 30.