SMPTE - ST 12M-2
Television — Transmission of Time Code in the Ancillary Data Space
|Publication Date:||7 February 2008|
This standard defines a transmission format for conveyance of linear (LTC) or vertical interval (VITC) time code data formatted according to SMPTE 12M-1 in 8-, 10-, or 12-bit digital television data interfaces. Time code information is transmitted in the ancillary data space as defined in SMPTE 291M. Multiple time codes can be transmitted within a single digital video data stream. Other information (such as real time clock, film transfer, DTTR tape timer, and user-defined information) may also be carried in the ancillary time code packet.
This standard is applicable to digital television data interfaces, whether high definition or standard definition.