Cloud-Hosted Service for Health & Status Monitoring, Logging, Recording and QoS
Vela's Constellation Cloud enables broadcast television stations to meet their regulatory and advertising requirements and gain market intelligence. Significant increases in OTT streaming demands a solution that can monitor, capture and check your OTT content. Ease of use and flexibility are the key to helping your entire team work more effectively and efficiently and Vela's solutions can quickly get you there.
Comprehensive Cloud-Hosted Service for Health & Status Monitoring, Logging, Recording and QoS
24/7 Monitoring and Logging
24/7 Proxy Capture
Local Multiviewer/Video Wall
Remote Access via Web or Mobile App
User Configurable Alerts and Alarms
Email, Text and SNMP Alerts
Microsoft Teams, WebEx Teams, Slack, Teams Integration
Live Stream Editing
Live Keyword Alert
Social Media Integration
Add Channels & Monitor Points Anywhere
Add, Change or Drop Channels with Ease
Highly Scalable Storage
Scheduled & On-Demand Reports
Extensive Security, Collaboration & Administration Tools
Monitoring, logging, recording and analyzing channels or streams in all markets of interest. Matches and exceeds the Capabilities of Turnkey or VM Compliance Monitoring Solutions.
Compliance Monitoring & Logging
Monitor TS parameters per ETSI TR101.290 and ATSC A/78, with 24x7 monitoring and logging of Loudness/LKFS per ATSC A/85 CALM Act, 24x7 monitoring and logging of 608 and 708 closed captioning, PSIP logging and loss of PSIP detection, black screen detection, loss of audio detection, static image and ratings watermark detection and SCTE 104/35 detection, decoding, and logging with configurable alarms and thresholds on each parameter within each stream.
Incisive, Timely Insights
Constellation Cloud provides complete, accurate, current and actionable insights into the Health & Status of the audio, video and metadata of all streams of interest, located anywhere.
Capture, Transcode & Record
Fully selectable proxy configuration including resolution and bitrate. Each stream is transcoded into a low res proxy for easy playback, review, segmenting, and download through a web browser.
Live Editor Workflow
Create clips in real-time from live broadcasts. HTML5 compliance means this can be done from anywhere with any web browser without the need to download and install any plugins.
Multiple Input Types
Baseband (SDI, HD-SDI, UHD, Composite, HDMI) to TS (ASI, DVB, ATSC 1.0, ATSC 3.0) to IP (UDP, IGMPv3, SMPTE 2022, SMPTE 2110) to OTT (HLS, MPEG-DASH, vMVPD capture)
Multiple Video Formats
HLS, SRT, Zixi, MPEG-DASH, MPEG2, H.264, H.265
Extensive Suite of Cloud Multiviewers
Constellation Cloud includes a series of multiviewers including penalty-box, video wall, low latency, channel/stream cycling multiviewers, dynamic grouping & hybrid multiviewers, SRT multiviewer, multiple browser-based HLS multiviewing options and mobile multiviewer apps.
Monitoring with Customizable Exception-Thresholds
Configure thresholds for audio amplitude levels, audio LKFS values, closed captioning, MPEG data, black frames, static image, PSIP data, SCTE 104/35 and Nielsen data.
Automatically send alerts via email, SMS text, SNMP traps or notifications using collaboration tools like MS Teams, WebEx Teams, Slack, or WhatsApp when monitored parameters exceed thresholds.
Live Clip & Export
Intuitive editor to find, clip and export content. Overlay important metadata such as the date and time aired, closed captioning, program name, or custom text. Share content using email, OneDrive, or shareable links. Construct multi ad clips, add bumpers, slates and inter clip effects such as fade in/out and crossfades.
Comprehensive Searchable Database
Easily searchable Postgres cloud database to recall logs, alerts, alarms, Closed Captioning text, loudness measurements, PSIP, ratings information, annotations, indexes, SCTE & ad trigger data, TS and stream buffer data, etc. Search by channel, date, time, program name, parameter, and keyword.
Social Media Integration
Upload videos and metadata directly to Station or Individual accounts for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other Social Media platforms. Live stream to Facebook and YouTube is optionally available.
Alerts and Reports
Constellation Cloud provides comprehensive and up-to-the-minute scheduled and on-demand reports… and issues instant alert when an exception condition is occurring anywhere in the client’s monitored universe.
Unique Flexibility and Agility
Constellation Cloud’s cloud architecture gives clients the flexibility to add, change or remove monitored channels, streams, locations, input types, video formats, recording resolutions and durations quickly, easily and inexpensively.
Unique, Compelling Economics
Constellation Cloud provides compelling economics eliminating the process, delays and challenges of installing equipment, and the risk of expense commitments or stranded capital investment.
Integrated Administration, Collaboration & Security Utilities
Constellation Cloud integrates alerting, messaging and collaboration capabilities such as email, text messaging, SMTP, Mircosoft Teams, Slack, WebEx, administration features like ActiveDirectory and OKTA, and standard account and cloud Security protocols.