Telestream - Vidchecker

Telestream - Vidchecker

The Telestream QC Products

Telestream’s family of file-based QC software ensures your content meets the high standards that consumers have come to expect.

Whether you’re a small Post-Production facility or a large broadcaster, there is a solution to meet your needs.

Industry Experts

Telestream’s ethos is centered on Quality - from end to end of your workflow.

Telestream maintain close relationships with industry standards bodies such as the DPP, EBU, SMPTE, NABA, and ARIB, to name a few and their products have been proven by some of our industry’s most demanding customers.

 

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Aurora Vidchecker-base Vidchecker-post Switch Pro
Enterprise class, scalable solution with a multitude of test and measurement functionality for demanding broadcast environments. Easy to use, scalable feature-filled solution with intelligent automated correction for large volumes of content. Less content doesn’t mean lower quality. Frame accurate media player for QC review.

The Telestream QC Advantage

Industry Experts

Telestream’s ethos is centred on Quality - from end to end of your workflow, staying in contact with customers and ensuring that exciting and relevant features are implemented regularly. Telestream maintain close relationships with industry standards bodies such as the DPP, EBU, SMPTE, NABA, and ARIB, to name a few, and their products have been proven by some of our industry’s most demanding customers. 

Ready for the Future

Telestream QC Products are always ahead of the curve.

Emerging technology such as UHD, ABR, HDR, WCG and IMF are at the forefront of Telestream's feature list.

Easy to Set Up, Intuitive to Use

Simple to install on standard PC hardware, our products are operator friendly. Both offer an intuitive web-GUI, and offer an integrated media player for hybrid auto/manual review of QC reports.

OverviewBadContentFix

Bad content? Vidchecker will fix it, too

Vidchecker offers patented automatic audio and video correction, as an additional option. If Vidchecker finds a problem with your content, it can be fixed automatically with minimal impact on audio/video quality, saving valuable edit suite time. Aurora also offers an AutoFix option, allowing audio levels to be fixed and re-encoded.

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Automated workflows

Aurora includes tools for implementing end-to-end workflows, including Smart Test Plans for automatically applying test plans to your incoming files, and a Decision Engine that enables automated post QC test file movement and corrective actions.

Systems integration

Aurora QC includes an easy to use SOAP API, as well as the legacy CeriTalk API, allowing leading vendors to seamlessly integrate Aurora QC into their solution workflows. Major partners include Amberfin, Aspera, Astec, Imagine Communications, iBroadcast, DataMiner, Vidispine, Dalet and FileCatalyst.

Aurora and Vidchecker

With quality becoming more and more important, it's essential that your file-based QC platform drives efficiency, quality and cost saving within your workflow. Vidchecker and Aurora are complimentary file-based Quality Control products. Both offer a comprehensive, up to date range of quality tests for video, audio and file containers. Each product is equipped with a set of default test templates for major broadcasters and OTT platforms, helping you quickly identify content that does not meet requirements. Vidchecker additionally offers patented intelligent correction, which can fix your files automatically, saving valuable edit suite time.

Aurora offers the ability to process ABR packages, and includes a number of features positioned for the growing OTT/VOD industry.

Media technology is constantly changing, so it’s essential that your QC platform stays up to date in order to provide the best quality experience for your customers. Telestream QC products are future proof, with UHD, WCG, HDR and IMF technology at the core of our feature set and roadmap.

Aurora

Enterprise class, scalable solution with a multitude of test and measurement functionality for demanding broadcast environments.

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    • Fully featured, file-based QC software which can be used at any point in your workflow – from the ingest of rushes, through to delivery to your end-user.
    • Easy to read QC report, featuring unique graphs and charts.
    • ABR package analysis (Dash, HLS, Smooth) allowing all renditions to be tested.
    • EBP and IDR alignment tests for seamless transition between different representations.
    • Intuitive web-GUI.
    • Unique PVQ and TekMOS video quality tests, produce metrics that align with the ITU 5-point scale.
    • Comparison mode allows you to compare the reports of two files, and see what the difference is.
    • Easily scalable, cluster-based solution with flexible deployment options.

  • Software predictable and sustained high-performance architecture regardless of load.
  • Industry proven – has tested millions of hours of content.

Vidchecker-base

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Easy to use, scalable feature-filled solution with intelligent automated correction for large volumes of content.

  • Vidchecker can be used at any point in your workflow – from the ingest of rushes, through to delivery to your end-user.
  • Fast and efficient – each license can process 4 jobs simultaneously, and use all available CPU resource.
  • Wide range of audio and video tests available, including Dead Pixels, Levels, Dropouts, Media Offline.
  • Support for many high end formats, such as ProRes, J2K, DNxHD, DPX, OpenEXR and IMF.
  • Operator friendly, easy to use web-GUI.
  • Class leading HDR testing of HLG and PQ encoded files.
  • In depth MXF analysis and support for many MXF constraints, such as AMWA AS-11 and AS-10.
  • DPP approved PSE test included at no extra cost, and unique PSE Correction available as an additional option.
  • Enterprise class software, rigorously tested and maintained.
  • Easily scalable with GRID option, or when used with Vantage.
  • Flexible deployment options – use in the Cloud, or on premises.
  • Intelligent file-correction option available, to automatically fix issues such as video and audio levels, RGB Gamut, dead pixels, black frames, colour bars and many more.

Vidchecker-post

  • Less content doesn’t mean lower quality.
  • Same feature-set as Vidchecker-Base, but processing 1 job concurrently and limited to 8 CPU cores.
  • Wide range of audio and video tests available, including Dead Pixels, Media Offline, Levels and Dropouts.
  • Support for many high end formats, such as ProRes, J2K, DNxHD, DPX, OpenEXR and IMF.
  • Professional, responsive support team.
  • Easy upgrade path to Vidchecker-Base.

Switch Pro

Switch Pro is Telestream’s advanced, frame accurate media player. It integrates seamlessly with both Aurora and Vidchecker, and forms an invaluable link between the auto-QC results, and your operators’ eyes. Switch lets you play a variety of web and professional media formats, inspect and adjust the properties of the file, and then even export a new file. Designed for media professionals, Switch enables visual file inspection on screen or via SDI, single file transcoding and even lets you compare/contrast multiple files at the same time – perfect for a final QC review before content submission.

For more information on Vidchecker or any other Telestream product call Boxer on 01582 466100

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