Qligent will introduce its new Dynamic OTT Monitoring solution at NAB 2020
To be introduced at the 2020 NAB Show, Qligent’s Dynamic OTT Monitoring solution packages all of the QoS, QoE and Compliance Monitoring benefits of Qligent’s Vision system for temporary services in the cloud, giving service providers a “friendly pricing model” and “lightweight monitoring infrastructure” that “turns on and off” as needed.
“Our Dynamic OTT Monitoring innovation will revolutionize the live event universe through a cost-effective, cloud solution to address sports, concerts and other performances and events,” said John Shoemaker, Director of Sales, Qligent. “It’s special and unique because it brings all of the premium monitoring and analysis features that our 24/7 broadcast and MVPD customers rely on worldwide, at an hourly rate. It’s a paradigm-shifting model that will bring substantial cost savings of 50 percent or more to our live-event customers that don’t require, or simply can’t afford, a permanent monitoring system. And, it entirely removes the need for on-premise infrastructure.”
Users will be able to connect the service provider’s infrastructure with a Qligent Vision system in the cloud through a secure URL. Customers will get the same features of Vision, monitoring QoS-related transport and physical streams, QoE-related issues (lack of signal, video freeze, missing audio) and compliance-related matters, such as audio loudness and closed captioning.
The system provides all the same standard Vision components, including aggregation servers and networked probes for gathering performance data across the delivery chain. Measurement and compliance results and recordings are still available for the customer after the event for a defined period of time – with no additional costs associated as the probing cloud instances have been turned off.
“The flexible hourly pricing structure means that service providers are not charged before or beyond the time that the system is live,” added Shoemaker. “Once disconnected from the cloud at the end of the event, a bill is generated and delivered to the customer.”
Qligent will demonstrate its Dynamic OTT Monitoring innovation from its new South Upper location, Booth SU13313, from April 19-22 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.