IBC2018 Show Event Channel

Everything you need to know for the show and exhibitors.

Click here

Video Clarity Prepares for the 2018 NAB Show

Video Clarity will showcase the new RTM Manager, now with automated QoE. The monitor is perfect for OTT or VOD applications.

Video Clarity will launch the new RTM Manager with automated file QoE, a new configuration of its RTM real-time audio and video monitoring solution.

RTM Manager with file QoE applies an easy-to-use, automated file-testing routine for VOD or OTT file-encoding workflows for users that need an added layer of video and audio quality measurement, with a threshold for recording low-quality events in the baseband domain.

Built for postproduction and file delivery centers that handle all kinds of content, this new RTM solution's automated measurement process tests HD and SD video faster than real time to accelerate the test time per file of both long- and short-form programming, then presents results and errors for review. The RTM Manager browser interface gives users easy access for setup and testing feedback, while the ability to automatically test multiple files in a series limits the amount of necessary human intervention.

New Venue Player IP

Also on display will be Video Clarity's Venue Player IP, a new version of the company's video server that automatically plays multiple uncompressed segments of content to multiple screens in precise timing and sequence. The new version applies recently developed and standardized media flows for playing video and audio according to SMPTE ST 2110.

New RTM IP

Video Clarity booth visitors will be the first to see RTM IP, a new model in the line of RTM real-time audio and video monitoring solutions and the most accurate real-time audio and video quality measurement device available.

For the first time, users can apply perceptual video quality tests to encode processing in an ST 2110 network environment simultaneously with audio quality, lip sync, and full program loudness up to 16 channels.

New ClearView 9.0

The company will also introduce ClearView 9.0, the latest software release for its ClearView line of video quality analyzers. Driven by customer input, version 9.0 boasts several new features that help day-to-day users save time and get more utility from their existing ClearView systems.

One major update is NIQE, a new high-performance, no-reference metric that provides accurate quality measurement when a source reference is not available.

Rwo more new features in ClearView 9.0 are 12-bit video image support and HDR signaling for HDMI on ClearView outputs. Support for 12-bit video is important for users who simply want to record, play, and review higher-bit-depth native content that is upstream of delivery methods — an option that was not available in ClearView until now. Similarly, integrated HDR signaling means program originators and service providers no longer need to use an external converter on HDR videos being played from ClearView systems for all HD and the lower 4K frame rate ranges provided by the ClearView native HDMI output.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Broadcast For IT - Part 20 - IP Systems

In principle, IP systems for broadcasting should not differ from those for IT. However, as we have seen in the previous nineteen articles in this series, reliably distributing video and audio is highly reliant on accurate timing. In this article,…

IP Explored - ST2110 and ST2022

As broadcasters accelerate IP migration we must move from a position of theory to that of practical application. Whether we’re building a greenfield site or transitioning through a hybrid solution, simply changing SDI components with analogous IP replacements will n…

Broadcast For IT - Part 19 - Why Use IP?

Moving from the luxury of dedicated point-to-point connectivity in favor of asynchronous, shared, and unpredictable IP networks may seem like we’re making life unnecessarily difficult for ourselves. However, there are compelling reasons to make the transition to IP. In t…

Essential Guide:  Video Over IP - Making It Work

Low latency networks and non-blocking switches are terms now appearing in mainstream broadcasting. But what do they mean? Why are they relevant? And how do we make Video over IP work?

Broadcast For IT - Part 18 - Quality Control

Quality Control is one of the many areas where IT and broadcast use similar terms, but the meaning is quite different. Whereas IT focuses on guaranteeing bit rates and packet delivery to improve quality of service and hence quality of…