Cheetah Video Monitor Bulks Up, Slims Down

Feb. 10, 2012
Cheetah Technologies' V-Factor Source Monitor (SM) 150, the latest edition of V-Factor SM, can now process and monitor six times more on the network than previous versions, allowing cable operators to analyze up to 12 HDTV channels at one time. The previous version's analysis capability was two HDTV channels per appliance.The monitor is designed to automate tasks such as video equipment qualification or competitive analysis between existing video services and is a hybrid between deep packet inspection (DPI) and deep content inspection (DCI). It's designed to monitor video ingest on HDTV streams in a 1RU unit.