StreamScope RM-50 CALM Monitors

high-capacity CALM monitor

StreamScope RM-40 Ultra CALM server

The StreamScope RM-50 Ultra CALM loudness monitor measures, analyzes, and records LKFS levels for up to 50 MPEG audio streams to ensure viewer QoS and FCC CALM Act compliance.

Ensures CALM Act compliance for CATV operators

StreamScope CALM Loudness over Time graph

The RM-50 Ultra CALM can perform scheduled and on-demand spot checks on up to 50 audio streams simultaneously. To provide this high capacity, these 1RU servers have two card slots and can handle single or Quad ASI and GigE inputs.

Locates loud commercials with 24-hour spot checks

StreamScope CALM Report

Detailed CALM reports with video thumbnails and dialnorm graphs identify loud commercials. (Click to enlarge.)

Automatic and on-demand 24-hour spot checks generate detailed CALM compliance reports for services and PIDs. CALM reports include drill-down loudness graphs and video thumbnails showing when loud commercials occurred. For troubleshooting on the go, loudness alerts are sent via email, SNMP, and SMS.

StreamScope RM-50 Ultra CALM key features:

  • Simultaneous 24-hour spot checks for up to 50 AC3 and non-AC3 audio streams
  • Scheduled (annual, monthly, etc.) and on-demand spot checks
  • Uses ITU-R BS.1770-3 loudness measurement algorithms
  • Drill-down loudness graphs with LKFS and dialnorm values
  • Loudness out-of-bound event totals for services and PIDs
  • Detailed loudness reports with time-stamped video thumbnail images showing commercial content
  • Downloadable CALM compliance reports stored up to six months
  • Automatic loudness alerts sent via SMS, SNMP, and email
  • 1RU rackmount chassis
  • Two card slots
  • Support for IP and ASI inputs
  • Single or Quad ASI and GigE options
  • Linux operating system
  • Color-coded, web-based GUI
  • Links to StreamScope MPEG analyzers
  • Links to the StreamScope Enterprise Video Quality Management System