Sniffing Out Video Failures

Spangler, Todd
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p27
The article reports on the capabilities of V-Factor, a headend video analyzer, from the U.S.-based Symmetricom Inc. to monitor video and audio impairments. The video analyzer evaluates the quality and integrity of source video and detects encoding impairments. Jim Chiddix, a Symmetricom board member, states that the V-Factor system filters its analysis through a human vision system.


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