Video Service Assurance monitoring for MPEG over IP and OTT applications

MPEG over IP & OTT monitoring

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Maintaining High Quality of Experience in an Adaptive Bitrate System

Broadcast TV has set a very high bar for viewer expectations and delivering a great quality of experience (QoE). As the trend and demand for multiscreen viewing and TV Everywhere or Over-The-Top (OTT) continues to grow, so does the demand for a high quality of experience with the best content on any device and at any time. Behind that multiscreen experience lies some very complex adaptive bit rate (ABR) technology and a new set of monitoring challenges.

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Closed Caption Monitoring and Analysis

Let Tektronix guide you through the ABC’s of closed caption monitoring and analysis. We’ll provide a background on the FCC rules and the requirements for establishing best practices. In addition, we will provide some troubleshooting tips and real world examples to help you stay in compliance and keep your customers happy.

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A Guide to Ensuring Digital Video Service Quality

This guide provides the necessary information to establish a high quality of service through your entire digital video delivery workflow, including content readiness, live network monitoring and network troubleshooting.

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Delivering Digital Video Services: Ensuring Quality and Compliance

This briefs explains the difference between QoS and QoE and the monitoring requirements needed to achieve the best picture and sound quality for subscribers. In addition, the monitoring requirements for compliance issues such as closed captioning, audio loudness as well as ad insertion monitoring, RF monitoring and multiscreen (OTT) monitoring are discussed.

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10 Things you Need to Know About Monitoring for Video & Audio Quality of Experience (QoE)

Are you familiar with monitoring your network Quality of Service (QoS), but not quite sure about the benefits of monitoring your network’s Quality of Experience (QoE)? Are you considering deploying a QoE monitoring system, but not sure about the key factors to consider in choosing a vendor? Download this short, one page overview to learn about the 10 things you need to know about monitoring  Video & Audio Quality of Experience.

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Video and Audio Quality Assurance for Next-Generation Video Networks

In the context of video and audio programming, Quality of Experience (QoE) is assuring that operators deliver pictures and sound that will keep their viewers happy. For many years, operators have focused on monitoring the Quality of Service (QoS) of their video networks. But video and audio quality issues still remain among the top complaints from subscribers. Indeed, independent research conducted with Video Service Providers found that the top customer issues reported were content related: macroblocking; video blackouts; frozen video and silence. Learn how Tektronix’ Sentry uses innovative technology to allow operators to monitor video networks based on actual customer experience with video and audio services.

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The Storm Before the CALM: Quieting Loud Commercials in the Cable Environment

The burden of complying with the CALM Act will fall most heavily on the shoulders of cable operators. Unlike TV broadcasters, cable operators will have to monitor the volume of commercials on a large number of channels. They will also have to show that they have taken concrete steps to identify the offending spots, measure their sound levels and turn down the volume on them. This will be a daunting task as most cable operators do not currently have an easy way to identify all of the national and local commercials they run on their systems, let alone identify, measure, log and isolate the loudest ones. Download this application note to find out how Sentry Video Content Monitors can help.

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