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MPEG transport stream monitor

StreamScope RM-50 MPEG transport stream monitor

StreamScope RM-50 is a cost-effective monitoring system for maintaining viewer QoS and regulatory compliance across many transport streams and services.

For multichannel monitoring

The RM-50 supports mulitple simultaneous inputs, including RF, ASI, and GigE. At-a-glance dashboards and detailed reports provide real-time QoS and compliance summaries.

StreamScope RM-50 Services Dashboard

StreamScope RM-50 monitors multiple DTV services for video and audio quality assurance. (Click to enlarge.)

With closed caption and loudness verification

To maintain FCC 14-12 compliance, the RM-50 reports missing, inaccurate, and unsynchronized closed captions. For CALM Act compliance, the RM-50 performs spot checks, displays LKFS graphs, and generates commercial loudness reports.

StreamScope RM-50 key features

  • Monitors ATSC, A/78, MPEG, SCTE-142, and DVB compliance
  • Supports QAM or 8-VSB, ASI, SMPTE-310, or GigE inputs
  • Live video and audio thumbnails and buffer analysis
  • Easy-to-use web interface with color-coded, drill-down dashboards
  • At-a-glance time line reports showing all the QoS trends for a service on one color-coded page.
  • Configurable rules, rule sets, and rule clusters for customized alerts
  • Continuous closed captioning monitoring of EIA-608, EIA-708-E, SCTE 20, and SCTE 21 caption types encoded in MPEG-2 and AVC (H.264)
  • Detailed closed caption reports with time-stamped video thumbnails and FCC rule violations.
  • Scheduled and on-demand 24-hour CALM spot checks on up to five AC3 or non-AC3 audio streams, plus detailed CALM reports with time-stamped video thumbnails
  • Optional Remote Troubleshooting module (RTm) saves up to six months of
    historical data for postmortem analyses
  • Optional Live Service monitor (LSm) application with real-time video and audio QoS data displays for comparing services.
  • Business Intent Assurance compares transport streams with rule sets from GuideBuilder EPG metadata generators
  • Detailed current and historical reports
  • Sends error notifications via email, SMS, and SNMP v3 traps
  • Provides round-robin monitoring pools for RF and GigE ports
  • Remote administration of user accounts, software uploads, and log files
  • Mobile access via iPhone®, Android®, and similar devices
  • Connects to StreamScope MPEG analyzers and enterprise monitors for complete video service quality assurance

State-of-the-art closed caption monitoring

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  • Analyze caption quality with correlated time lines.
  • Verify caption accuracy with video thumbnails.
  • Troubleshoot caption issues with detailed reports.
  • Customize analysis rules for your needs.
  • View Nexidia® Illuminate compliance reports (optional).

"A great way to troubleshoot closed caption issues." — TV Technology

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RM-50 Services Overview RM-50 Closed Captioning Video Thumbnail Report
StreamScope RM-50 Nexidia Illuminate report RM-50 Timeline Report