Increasingly, media workflows are being operated in the cloud to take advantage of the instant scalability and usage based pricing models of cloud platforms. Due to the significant size of the media files in these cloud resident workflows, it becomes cost and time prohibitive to move them back to onsite storage to perform QC. Tektronix has solved this problem by developing a file-based media QC solution that is optimized to run on cloud platforms which leverages 7 years of field-experience and usage with the Tektronix file-based QC engine.
|Monitoring||Encoding Errors, AFD detection & change, Syntax Errors, Format, Bit Rate, Quantization, Frame Rate, GOP Length/bit rate/P-frame tests, Aspect Ratio, Color Format, Buffer Analysis, File Size, Correct PID, CableLabs VoD Compliance, Number of Video and Audio Streams, Number of Audio Channels/Tracks, Video Playtime, Signal Levels, Gamut, Luminance, Chrominance, Black Frame Detection, Video Quality (Blockiness), Freeze Frame Detection, Field Order, Quantization, Cadence, Missing Frame, Audio Playtime, Peak and Minimum Levels, Audio Loss, Clipping, Silence, Mute, Test Tones, Multitrack Audio Testing, Peak Audio-level Reporting, Audio Loudness Testing per ATSC A/85 and EBU R128, PPM Audio Ballistics, Loudness Tests across Multiple Tracks, Dolby-E Guard Band Interval, Automated Audio Loudness Normalization, Closed Caption, Teletext, and DVB Subtitles: Presence and Standards Compliance, Timecode Continuity, Integrity, and Synchronization across Timecode pairs, Photosensitive Epilepsy (PSE) Testing per U.K.'s OfCom & Japan NAB specifications|
|Network Interfaces||IP, FTP, SMB, Amazon S3|
|Number of Inputs||EC2 instance type dependent|
|Number of Outputs||Web UI, API, E-mail, Action Scripts|
|List Price||Get Price|
|No capital expense||Get started quickly without needing capital upfront|
|Pay-as-you go licensing||Usage based payment model ensures one only pays for QC services consumed|
|Instant & infinite scalability||Ensures QC service available ALWAYS scales to the need of the workflow – never too big, never too small|
|Amazon S3 content accessible||QC content from your Amazon S3 account without having to move content for QC|
|Automated objective testing||Improve consistency of results, levels of quality and find errors many visual inspections will miss|
|Processes one or multiple files simultaneously based upon EC2 instance type||Cost-effective, software-only solution that runs on customer’s Amazon EC2 instances|
|User definable test templates||Enable Conformance Agreements for content exchange between content suppliers and broadcasters|
|Logs all testing and results||Detailed reports provide an audit trail of testing|
|Multi-user intuitive browser interface||Web-based user control for global reach simultaneously|
|Integrates with video servers and automation||Streamlined automated workflow via API that works with both on-premise and Cloud solutions|
|User definable quality levels||Allows QC managers to define required quality levels for different content types, uses and delivery channels|
|Straightforward email-friendly template sharing across all installed QCloud & Cerify solutions||Work to the same standards as the content distribution ingest or push standards back to content creation|
|Photo Sensitive Epilepsy (PSE)||Enables detection of video material that may cause epileptic seizures in certain individuals|
|Dolby Professional Loudness Correction||Ensure compliance to Audio Loudness regulation by correcting audio using integrated award-winning and industry trusted Dolby audio correction engine(same as DP600)|
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