Products comparison table

The table below shows the features of our main products for video quality measurement and monitoring.

Feature \ Product
Typical applications
Bench­marking of video encoders (before purchase)
-
X
-
-
Optimi­zation of video encoding parameters (for video encoders which are already purchased)
-
X
-
X
Monitoring of video encoders
X
-
X
X
Monitoring of file based encoding (like encoding for VOD)
X
X
-
X
Measure­ment of synchro­nization between audio and video (lipsync)
-
X
-
X
Monitoring of Set-Top Box (STB) output
X
-
-
X
Control of Set-Top Box (STB) by infra-red
X
-
-
-
Loudness measure­ment and monitoring
X
-
-
-
Bench­marking of video cameras (based on noise measure­ment)
X
-
-
-
Video quality metrics
Full reference metric (for any codec)
-
X
-
-
No-refe­rence metric for HEVC (H.265)
X
-
-
-
No-refe­rence metric for MPEG-4/AVC (H.264)
X
-
-
-
No-refe­rence metric for MPEG-2
X
-
-
-
Reduced refe­rence metric for HEVC (H.265)
-
-
-
X
Reduced refe­rence metric for MPEG-4/AVC (H.264)
-
-
-
X
Reduced refe­rence metric for MPEG-2
-
-
-
X
Parametric metric for MPEG-4/AVC (H.264)
X
-
X
-
Parametric metric for MPEG-2
X
-
X
-
Hybrid metric for MPEG-4/AVC (H.264)
X
-
-
-
Hybrid metric for MPEG-2
X
-
-
-
Audio / video synchro­nization (lipsync) metric, for any codec
-
X
-
X
Video camera noise metric
X
-
-
-
Bloom metric
X
-
-
-
Video decod­ability
X
-
-
-
Audio quality metrics
Full refe­rence metric (for any codec)
-
X
-
-
No refe­rence metric (for any codec)
X
-
-
-
Loudness (according to recommen­dations ITU BS.1770 and EBU R 128)
X
-
-
-
Audio decod­ability
X
-
-
-
Supported inputs
File
X
X
-
X
UDP streaming
X
-
X
X
RTP streaming
X
-
X
X
RTSP streaming
X
-
X
X
RTMP streaming
X
-
X
X
HTTP Streaming
X
-
X
X
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
X
-
X
X
Capture card / capture device
X
-
-
X
Desktop capture
X
-
-
X
Measurements
MOS
X
-
X
-
DMOS
-
X
-
X
Skew (offset between audio and video, in milli­seconds)
-
-
-
X
Audio and video signals presence / loss
X
-
X
-
Blockiness, blur, contrast, noise
X
-
-
X
Jerkiness (image freezing)
X
-
X
X
Encoding quality, trans­mission quality
X
-
X
X
Outputs
Measure­ment reports for every processed file (CSV, TXT, HTML)
X
X
-
-
Monitoring reports between two user-chosen dates and times
X
-
X
X
Characte­ristic images
X
X
-
-
Characte­ristic videos (from several seconds before the problem, until several seconds after the problem)
-
-
X
X
Alerts by email
X
X
X
X
Alerts by SNMP
X
-
X
-
Supported video codecs
H.264
X
X
X
X
MPEG-2
X
X
X
X
VP3, VP5, VP6, VP8
X
X
-
X
WMV7, WMV8, WMV9 (VC-1)
X
X
-
X
Motion JPEG
X
X
-
X
Uncomp­ressed YUV (4:2:0 packed, 4:2:2 planar, 4:2:2 packed, 4:4:4 planar) or uncomp­ressed RGB
X
X
-
X
Virtually any other video codec
X
X
-
X
Supported audio codecs
MP3
X
X
X
X
AAC
X
X
X
X
Uncomp­ressed (PCM)
X
X
X
X
Virtually any other audio codec
X
X
X
X
Containers
TS (Trans­port Streams)
X
X
X
X
PS (Program Streams)
X
X
X
X
AVI
X
X
-
X
MP4
X
X
-
X
MOV
X
X
-
X
MXF
X
X
-
X
FLV
X
X
-
X
WebM
X
X
-
X
Raw YUV
X
X
-
X
Virtually any other container
X
X
-
X
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