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Constellation Cloud

Cloud-Hosted Monitoring, Logging, Recording and QoS Solution

A cost-effective solution building on Vela's 20+ year track-record of dependable, comprehensive and feature-rich solutions for broadcast, cable, and content creation & distribution.

Constellation enables streaming media providers to guarantee programming quality at source, in distribution, at hand-off to distribution partners and vMVPDs, and at edge while providing the flexibility to add, change, and remove streams being monitored cost-effectively... without capex or having to deploy equipment.

Comprehensive Cloud-Hosted Service for Health & Status Monitoring, Logging, Recording and QoS

  • Scalable Inputs 

  • 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 

  • Transcoding 

  • Live Stream Editing 

  • Ratings Integration 

  • Live Keyword Alert 

  • Social Media Integration 

  • Ratings 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. 

Automatic Alerts 

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.

Tools to Monitor & Analyze the Health and Status of All your OTT Content from Anywhere


The Right Product for You!

Enhance your workflow with this fully customizable end-to-end product.

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