Solutions for broadcasters and network operators

 

As a broadcaster or a network operator, you must guarantee the transport of contents, all along the broadcasting chain.

You must also optimize the quality of the contents you process. Therefore, you must choose the best equipment (like video encoders) and optimize their parameters (like bitrate).

We have the solutions to help you.

First solution: Video Quality Monitor (VQM)

Video Quality Monitor (VQM) measures and monitors perceived video quality from a live source (coming from a capture device or from IP streaming), without reference. It makes VQM a very flexible tool to monitor QoE (Quality of Experience). VQM can trigger alerts using email and SNMP if problems are found. During monitoring, all measured data are saved and can be retrieved later, under the form of curves and statistics between two user-chosen dates.

Video Quality Monitor (VQM) can also measure perceived video quality from a file, without reference. Therefore VQM is also a very convenient tool to qualify videos before transmission or videos which have been captured.

Video Quality Monitor (VQM) also measures and monitors audio loudness according to recommendations ITU BS.1770-2 and EBU R 128. This will enable you to check that the contents you broadcast meet industry standards.

Second solution: Video Quality Analyzer (VQA)

Video Quality Analyzer (VQA) measures perceived video quality very precisely, with reference. VQA's video quality analysis reports, which contain statistics, curves and characteristic images, are particularly useful to benchmark and compare video encoders in order to select the best one and to optimize their parameters, like bitrate.

Third solution: MPEG Monitor

MPEG Monitor monitors the perceived video quality of several TV channels in real time and on a single machine. MPEG Monitor is designed for broadcast monitoring. MPEG Monitor makes the difference between quality due to encoding (taking into account encoding artifacts like blockiness and blur) and quality due to transmission (taking into account distortions due to lost packets). It also computes an overall quality score (due to encoding and transmission).

During monitoring, all measured data are saved and can be retrieved later, under the form of curves and statistics between two user-chosen dates and times. When a video quality problem is detected, audio video samples are saved (from several seconds before the problem, until several seconds after the problem) and alerts can be sent by email and SNMP.

Fourth solution: : Audio Video Sync & Quality Monitor (AVSQM)

Audio Video Sync Monitor (AVSQM) measures and monitors both QoE and QoS.

Audio Video Sync Monitor (AVSQM) measures and monitors the synchronization between audio and video at one or several locations. Thanks to our proprietary technologies for audio and video fingerprinting, AVSQM is very precise and non-intrusive. During monitoring, all measured data are saved and can be retrived as curves and statistics between two user-defined dates.

Audio Video Sync Monitor (AVSQM) also measures and monitors video quality and audio quality..

Audio Video Sync Monitor (AVSQM) measures and monitors the Quality of Service (QoS) concerning transmissions (packets loss, packets delay, jitter, etc.) and concerning machine health (CPU usage, RAM usage, etc.).

Fifth solution: IP QoS Monitor

IP QoS Monitor enables to measure and monitor QoS (Quality of Service) in real time on networks ranging to small networks to large networks.

IP QoS Monitor enables to:

  • Monitor IP communications in both small and large networks
  • Display real time user-defined maps of the monitored networks
  • Access measured data of all probes using centralized server
  • Get curves and statistics in real time
  • Receive alerts when problems happen
  • Browse all measured data between two user-chosen dates and times

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