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The new Observer TS (MPEG Transport Stream) logging system is designed to monitor and troubleshoot service ingest handoffs. It's designed to record (log) MPEG transport streams continuously, monitor the A/V content including BS.1770-2 loudness, as well as remotely stream and export the programs. The system handles MPEG-2 and H.264 video as well as MP3, AC-3, and AAC audio over IP, ASI, QAM, and 8-VSB MPEG TS interfaces. It logs the full transport stream so the user is able to go back one hour, day, week, or month to examine and/or export content.
The Observer Remote Program Monitor (RPM) is a post-set-top-box solution designed to let operators to monitor hundreds of channels, troubleshoot real-time video issues, and verify broadcast content and advertising in an exportable 24/7 log. The version 6.0 release incorporates a low-latency remote control for remote operation while continuously logging content, an Element Management Services (EMS) module designed to enable centralized configuration and alert management of multiple probes in a large operation, and enhancements to the Interactive Services Module (ISM) for testing of on-demand or interactive services.