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Engineers Scramble To Replace Volicon Observer

Compliance monitoring solution providers look to take advantage of an “unprecedented” situation after Verizon announced plans to phase out its U.S. market-leading product.

IBC 2016 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Volicon

Volicon | Stand 7.G23 | Website: www.volicon.com Since last year’s show in Amsterdam, Volicon has joined the Verizon Digital Media Services family in an acquisition that complements the companies’ mutual target markets, particularly in the broadcast, network, and affiliate segments. Today, Volicon and Verizon are working together to provide support and enhance Volicon’s existing solutions […]

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Volicon Adds Balasundaram To Engineering Team

Verizon Digital Media Services Buys Volicon

Verizon DMS Announces Acquisition Of Volicon

NAB 2015 Tech: Volicon’s Archiver

Volicon | Booth SU7916 | Website: www.volicon.com Volicon is debuting the new Archiver option for its Observer Media Intelligence Platform. Addressing broadcasters’ need for convenient, cost-effective long-term storage of aired content, the Archiver option, Volicon says, “reliably makes high-quality versions of aired programming, promos, and advertisements readily available for use cases ranging from ad verification […]

NAB 2015: Volicon/Nexida Products Introduction

 Volicon/Nexidia | Booth SU7916 (Volicon) & SL13705 (Nexidia) | Websites: www.volicon.com & www.nexidia.tv On Sunday at the 2015 NAB Show, Volicon and Nexidia announced the release of a joint solution that enables comprehensive automated monitoring of closed-caption quality and descriptive video in compliance with the latest FCC regulations, put into force on March 16, 2015. […]

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KTVU And KICU Upgrade With Volicon

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Volicon, Kaltura Intro Web Captioning Workflow

Volicon To Unveil New Observer Applications

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Monitoring Tech Expands Station Options

As the power of IT grows and financial constraints drive station purchasing, what began as simple compliance monitoring is clearly evolving into new areas for TV stations. Over time, the features have grown dramatically to include monitoring of the entire broadcast chain. With their help, broadcasters can catch frozen video frames, closed-caption glitches, soundtrack mistakes, missing metadata and dozens of other errors. The latest wrinkle: audio loudness monitoring for compliance with the CALM Act (as pictured on Volicon’s Observer).

Scripps Taps Volicon Monitoring For Its Stations

Volicon today announced that Scripps Media is standardizing on the Observer TS (transport stream) digital video monitoring and logging system across all 13 of its stations. Each Scripps Media station will use an Observer system for CALM Act compliance, ad verification, quality of experience (QoE), NAVE monitoring, and ratings analysis. E.W. Scripps headquarters in Cincinnati, […]

LIVE FROM NAB

Volicon Revamps Observer Monitoring

In addition, it introduces a premium spin-off product, New Observer, that features a more powerful processing platform as well as five inputs for additional logging capabilities. For all that’s going on at NAB 2012, click here.

NAB 2012: Volicon Products Preview

2012 NAB Show Preview Volicon Booth SU5715 Website: www.volicon.com    Volicon provides the broadcast and cable industries with scalable, reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use video content logging and monitoring system for compliance, media analysis, content repurposing and quality of experience. Observer TS 7.0 (New) The Observer TS MPEG Transport Stream logging and monitoring system helps cable, […]

GEARING UP FOR NAB: AUDIO

Loudness Gear To Make Big Noise At NAB

Now that the FCC has decided on tech specs for TV commercial audio loudness, broadcasters will be in a buying mood to get in compliance by the end of the year. A host of companies will be offering equipment and software  to monitor and correct any potential problems and document compliance.

Volicon Names Jennifer Knutel Sr. Marketing Dir.

Volicon today announced the appointment of Jennifer Knutel as the company’s senior director of marketing. Knutel brings 16 years of professional marketing experience to this position, in which she will be responsible for planning, implementing, and directing all marketing and communications activities. Knutel’s experience in marketing communications, business development and sales support includes positions with […]

IBC 2011: Volicon Products Preview

2011 IBC Show Preview Volicon Stand 7.J16 Volicon provides the broadcast and cable industries with automated multichannel video content logging and monitoring systems. New products this year include: Observer TS—Making its European debut, this new logging system gives broadcasters, networks and cable operators the ability to handle MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 transport streams natively and efficiently […]

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WGBH Uses Volicon For Video Monitoring, Logging

Volicon today announced that PBS station WGBH Boston (DMA 7) is using the Observer Professional for digital video content monitoring and logging. With the Volicon system, WGBH is monitoring its own broadcasts in concert with the as-run logs generated by the station’s existing automation system. The Observer’s interactive Ratings Import Module also allows WGBH to […]

NAB 2011: Volicon Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Volicon Booth SU5902 Volicon provides the broadcast and cable industries with automated a multichannel video content logging and monitoring system for compliance, media analysis, content repurposing and quality of service. Volicon will unveil three major additions to its Observer® product line. ASI/transport stream logging, Loudness Monitoring, and AC-3/Dolby® Digital decoding features […]