Vela Quantum RPM

High Density Monitoring & Logging System

Set top box monitoring solution for video QoS, QoE, Ad Verification and Airchecks. Last Mile Monitoring solution designed to provide automated Ad Verification and simplify the process of monitoring, verifying, and logging critical aspects of the end user experience.

Overview:

The Vela Quantum RPM provides information, recordings, and alerting on video, audio, and ancillary data necessary to ensure regulatory compliance, data integrity, and QoS/QoE for content as experienced by end users. Incorporating advanced fingerprinting algorithms that identify, capture, and log when specified content airs.

Utilize Playlist/Ad Schedule and AsRun integration features to help automate the ad verification process and provide aircheck clips.

The Quantum RPM enables operators to monitor and control up to 16 set top boxes per system. Multiple systems can be controlled via a unified single interface from anywhere allowing the solution to scale to over 1000 channels.

Key Features Included

    • Set Top Box Output Recording
    • Set Top Box Control
    • Programmable Scan Schedules
    • Playlist/Ad Schedule and AsRun Integration
    • Programmable Alerts
    • Audio Fingerprint for Automated Ad Identification
    • Remote Access Monitoring
    • Email, Text, Slack, Teams Notifications
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Ad Verification

Using Playlist/Ad Schedule integration, Quantum RPM can tune to specific channels at desired times on a set top box and record the output.

Automate the identification of ads in the recorded content using Quantum RPM fingerprinting technology eliminating endless hours of scrubbing through video files to search for ads.

Monitoring and Logging

Receive alerts via SNMP traps, Email, SMS/Text, Microsoft Teams, WebEx Teams, Slack, and Push Notification

Monitor critical parameters at the set top box. Easily configure and receive alerts via SNMP traps, Email, SMS/Text, Microsoft Teams, WebEx Teams, Slack, and Push Notification. GPIO options are also available. Each channel can be configured independently and each alarm type can be assigned a particular communication method. Don't want to receive a text message at 3AM for a minor alarm but do for a loss a signal? That can be easily configured.

    Video
  • Black Image
  • Static Image
  • CC608 and CC708
    Audio
  • Amplitude
  • Loudness per BT.1770-1,2,3
  • ATSC A/85 Calm Act
    Data
  • Loss of closed captioning and XDS data
  • Nielsen audio watermarks (NAES and CBET)

Product Features

Monitoring
Configure thresholds for audio amplitude levels, audio LKFS values, closed captioning, MPEG data, black frames, and freeze frames.
Automatic Alerts
Automatically send email, SMS text, SNMP, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx Teams alerts to operators, engineers, and managers when monitored parameters exceed thresholds.
Searchable Database
Easily searchable database to recall alerts, alarms, Closed Captioning text, Loudness measurements, and Nielsen information. Search by channel, date, time, AsRun, Playlist and keyword text.
Alarms Logging
Create a daily log of the pass/fail state of all monitored parameters with all events date and time stamped.
Integration
Access and manage multiple systems from a centralized web interface. Easily integrate user access with Single Sign On providers like OKTA and Azure or LDAP/Active Directory.

Product Specifications

Baseband
  • Video:
  • HD/SD SDI
  • HDMI
  • Component / Composite / S-Video

  • Audio:
  • SDI/HDMI Embedded
  • Analog TRS, RCA
DVB-ASI Full 213 DVB-ASI Receiver.
Signalling rate is full 270 Mbps
IP
  • (2 or 4) x 1 Gbps Ethernet
  • 10 Gbps Ethernet available (optional)
  • SMPTE 2022 Multicast
Video
  • SD/HD/UHD/4K MPEG2 or H264
  • MPEG2, H264, H265
  • 4K: Up to 60 fps
  • 1080i/P: Up to 60 fps
  • 720P: 50, 59.94
  • 480i/486i: 29.97
  • 576i/582i: 25
Audio
  • 7.1, 5.1, 2.0
  • MPEG1 Layer2
  • AAC HE/LC
Video Wall
  • Monitor Outputs: HDMI and Display Ports

System Specifications

Chassis
  • 3RU
  • 17.5” x 5.25” x 25.75”(WxHxD) ultra quiet chassis
Gross Weight
  • 75 lbs
Storage
  • RAID 1 Mirrored Storage for OS
  • RAID 1 Storage for Content
  • Hotswap Drives
  • Scalable Storage
Processors
  • Dual Multi-Core Processors
Power Supply
  • Dual, Redundant, Hotswappable Power Supplies
  • 100-240VAC 50/60Hz auto range rated at 920 Watts each
Operating System
  • Windows 10 Pro (64 bit) OS
  • Windows Server 2016/2019

Measurements

ETSI TR 101.290
  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
Video
  • Black Image
  • Static Image
  • CC608
  • CC708
Audio
  • Amplitude
  • Loss of Audio Program/Channel
  • Loudness per BT.1770-3
  • ATSC A/85 Calm Act
Nielsen
  • No Nielsen Data
  • Incorrect SID
  • CBET/CQoE
SCTE 35/104
  • Loss of SCTE Data
  • Type of SCTE Data
  • Log SCTE Triggers/Events

Transcoding/Encoding Specifications

H265
  • HD/SD/UHD/4K Up to 60 fps
H264
  • HD/SD/UHD/4K Up to 60 fps
  • AVC-Intra Class 50, Class 100 support
  • Options for Apple devices, Social Media (Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and mobile phone compliance
MPEG2
  • HD/SD/UHD/4K Up to 60 fps
  • Simple, Main, High and 4:2:2 Profile
  • CBR/VBR Bitrate Modes
Audio
  • SMPTE 302 PCM
  • AAC LC/HE
  • MPEG 1 Layer 2
  • MP3
Containers
  • MPEG2 TS
  • MP4
  • MOV

Alert Communications

Local
  • Alarm LEDs
  • Audible Alarms
  • Penalty Box
  • GPIO Option
Remote
  • SNMP Traps
  • Email
  • Text/SMS Messaging
  • Microsoft Teams
  • WebEx Teams
  • Slack
  • Push Notifications