Content Analysis for Quality Control (QC) of file-based video ingested from different sources, encoded at different bit rates / formats and utilizing different compression standards for SD/HD, VOD or IPTV delivery presents considerable challenges to QC teams.
Cerify is a fully automated system for verifying/checking file-based content prior to transmission or use. Solutions range from windows-based PC standalone workstations to enterprise-wide solutions that interface to 3rd party automation or asset management systems.
|Automated objective testing||Improve consistency of results, levels of quality and find errors many visual inspections will miss|
|Processes multiple files simultaneously on standard PC and server platforms||Cost-effective, software-only solution that runs on customer’s PC hardware|
|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 local and remote sites|
|Integrates with video servers and automation||Streamlined automated workflow|
|User definable quality levels||Allows QC managers to define required quality levels for different content types, uses and delivery channels|
|Configurable by the number of channels required||Lowest entry price for Auto-QC, and enables expansion from a single channel as throughput increases|
|Straightforward email-friendly template sharing across all installed Cerify solutions||Work to the same standards as the content distribution ingest or push standards back to content creation|
|CeriTalk interface||Enables Automation and Asset Management systems to control testing and receive results|
|Photo Sensitive Epilepsy (PSE)||Enables detection of video material that may cause epileptic seizures in certain individuals|
|Cerify® and Dolby® DP600|
The need for reliable, consistent quality control of audio and video streams is constant. By integrating Cerify and Dolby's DP600 Program Optimizer into your workflow, the entire quality control process is automated. Learn more by reading the technical brief integrating Cerify and Dolby for a winning quality duo.
|Integrating Cerify® and Digital Rapids Transcode Manager|
Read the technical brief on how the integration between Cerify and Digital Rapids Transcode Manager is accomplished leveraging Tektronix' CeriTalk API.
|Challenges of Quality Control for File-Based Video|
This Cerify application note discusses 5 critical issues content delivery services are facing to ensure correctly repurposed files are reaching broadcast and content-on-demand audiences.
|How to Correctly Detect Aspect Ratio|
Accurately detecting the aspect ratio of the non-black areas of a picture is essentials for correct playout. Learn more on how Cerify® detects aspect ratios on both SD and HD formats.
|Adaptive Bitrate Streaming|
Monitoring and quality control of Adaptive Bitrate Streaming platforms is as important as the ABR systems themselves. This white paper explains how to deliver the highest possible quality video and audio programming over a robust and reliable service delivery platform.
|A Guide to Ensuring Digital Video Service Quality A Guide to Ensuring Digital Video Service Quality||Primer|
|A Guide to Automating Quality Control in File-based Workflows|
This primer outlines the evolving workflows that employ file-based, or tapeless technologies for the production, editing, archiving and broadcast of today’s video and audio content.
|Essential Guide to Automating Quality Control in File-based Workflows|
This guide provides an overview of file based workflows and the challenges related to quality control of file based content.
|A Guide to Understanding QoE to Improve Viewer Experience|
See some of the most frequent types of QoE errors and how to fix/prevent them.
|Content Readiness in Cable Workflows|
Why content readiness is such an important part of competitive readiness.
|Closed Caption Monitoring & 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.