Telemundo -- Expo, Cine, Video, and Television Show Preview
June 28-July 1, Mexico City
Share Application Enhancements: Create and Distribute New Digital Media Faster
Volicon, now part of Verizon Digital Media Services, will demonstrate the Share application for the Observer Media Intelligence Platform®. The application helps broadcasters repurpose and deliver timely content to viewers via new channels, whether for on-air broadcast or digital and social media platforms, and thereby increase both audience reach and ad revenues. Accelerating the clipping and distribution of content in the appropriate format for virtually any target outlet and device, Share offers a fresh, cost-effective, and highly scalable approach to multiplatform content creation and delivery. The application is available on premises or as a service, providing instant browser-based access to media captured by the Observer® platform as well as intuitive graphical tools that make it possible for virtually any staff member, working anywhere, to create content.
At the Telemundo expo, Volicon will showcase new enhancements to the Share application, including integration with the as-run log to enable users without training on video-editing systems to remove ads quickly and generate complete, frame-accurate, long-form VOD assets.
Image Caption: Share Application for Volicon's Observer Media Intelligence Platform®
Volicon's Observer OTT provides networks, video service providers, and broadcasters with a solution for logging and monitoring OTT services that stream content to computers, tablets, and smartphones. With the same suite of tools already proven for set-top box and transport-stream monitoring, Observer OTT offers a complete, cost-effective quality monitoring and/or compliance logging solution for multiplatform media delivery. Users can ensure that services are available 24/7 at optimal quality, validate service-level agreements with content delivery networks, confirm the presence of captioning and other metadata, and determine that specialized apps are providing optimal quality of experience. In addition to providing a true recording of services, the system facilitates remote streaming for review as well as in-depth analysis of both unencrypted and encrypted content.
Volicon will demonstrate how Observer OTT ingests content from each point in the OTT pipeline including a variety of target mobile devices not only to provide a valuable look at how consumers experience streamed content, but also to speed isolation and resolution of quality issues for content viewed on various devices.
Photo Caption: Observer OTT
Enhancements to Volicon's Multiviewer
Path Monitoring and Traffic Light Widgets Enrich Linear and OTT Feed Monitoring
Today's broadcasters must manage an increasing number of channels and platforms while simultaneously maintaining the highest quality-of-service levels. Volicon's Multiviewer option for the Observer Media Intelligence Platform® unites the platform's recording capability with multiviewer functionality to give users access to multiple live or recorded programs, complemented by frame-accurate data, on a monitor wall or any employee's desktop. At the Telemundo expo, Volicon will demonstrate how enhancements to the Multiviewer option make it even easier for users to keep their eyes and ears on every linear channel and OTT feed in the delivery chain.
The new Traffic Light widget gives each user convenient red-light and green-light status indicators for a customizable grouping of select channels, OTT streams and renditions of OTT streams, or user-defined sets of channels and/or streams. Shown in a configurable window within the Multiviewer display, along with other windows showing audio, video, and data for specified channels and streams, the Traffic Light widget effectively consolidates and displays the QoE-based alerts most important to an individual user.
The new Path Monitoring widget extends visibility into channel- and stream-quality monitoring in another way, allowing users to create and customize a topology for specific channel/stream status validation at every point along the content creation or distribution path. Users can build simple or complex topologies that clearly show that status of links along this path, as well as video from each live channel/stream at key points so that the source of issues can be identified more quickly and isolated for troubleshooting.
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform® provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, ad verification, competitive analysis, and quality-of-service monitoring. Volicon solutions are used by all stakeholders in the media enterprise from engineering to the executive suite. Volicon systems are deployed by more than 1,000 customers in more than 65 countries worldwide. Volicon is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. In March 2016, Volicon was acquired by Verizon Digital Media Services, now a part of AOL. More information is available at www.volicon.com.
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