OTT StreamWatch, Remote Video Monitoring, and Version 9.0 of the Actus Intelligent Monitoring Platform Make Broadcast Asia Debut; Benefits of Enhancements Reach Broader Range of Customers
CABSAT 2023: Actus Digital to Showcase Latest Version of AI-Based Intelligent Monitoring Platform and new OTT Monitoring Solution – OTT StreamWatch
Actus Digital will showcase version 9.0 of its Intelligent Monitoring Platform, including OTT StreamWatch, at CABSAT 2023. The solution is affordable and addresses OTT quality issues with new features.
Actus Digital Showcases New OTT StreamWatch for 24/7 Quality Assurance Monitoring and Recording of Native HLS Streams at NAB
At the 2023 NAB show, Actus Digital will introduce OTT StreamWatch, its new SaaS/on-prem product that provides 24/7 quality assurance, compliance logging, OTT stream monitoring, and aircheck recording of native HLS and other OTT ABR (Adaptive Bitrate) streams.
NAB 2023: Actus Digital Unveils OTT StreamWatch and v9.0 Enhancements to Intelligent Monitoring and Compliance Platform
Actus Digital, the premier solutions provider for Quality Assurance (QA) alerting, compliance logging, multiviewer monitoring, broadcast analysis, and asset repurposing, will unveil its latest solutions for TV, radio and MVPD (multichannel video programming distributors) at the 2023 NAB Show. Actus v.9.0 expanded offerings address the needs of traditional broadcasters and MVPDs, and the new OTT StreamWatch, extends benefits to those creating and distributing OTT FAST/IPTV streaming channels.
Compliance logging, multiviewer and quality assurance — for both over-the-air and OTT — can be accomplished on the same affordable platform. Media companies are expanding their monitoring systems to handle both OTA and OTT to ensure the quality and compliance of content, protect the broadcaster’s brand reputation, and to stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing media landscape.
Broadcast engineers from stations
throughout the US and the world have found the Actus Intelligent Monitoring Platform is an amazing ‘Test and Measurement’ complement.
Actus Digital announced today the appointment of Janis Jekabsons as vice president of sales in Europe. Jekabsons brings more than a decade of broadcast industry experience to his new role at Actus Digital. Jekabsons’ main focus will be to raise the visibility of Actus Digital’s market-leading monitoring and compliance solutions among European broadcasters and provide outstanding support to the growing number of customers in the region.
New OTT Analysis and Multiviewer...
IBC was abuzz with broadcasters that have expanded their distribution into OTT and the Actus Digital booth became a somewhat unexpected gathering place for those seeking OTT quality monitoring.
Actus Digital Takes Compliance Recording to New Levels With New OTT Monitoring, AI, and Content Clipping Enhancements at IBC2022
At IBC2022, Actus Digital will showcase its latest innovations in compliance logging, quality monitoring and alerting, advanced editing and content repurposing, and AI-based workflow solutions.
With Actus Digital’s intelligent monitoring platform, broadcasters, content providers, TV networks, and media companies can expand their workflows, supporting a diverse range of use cases from OTT monitoring and clipping to automatic VOD creation.
This is the fi rst IBC after three years. Since COVID started, Actus growth has been phenomenal, with
many new customers that have purchased our solutions. IBC will be an excellent opportunity to meet them all in person as well as meet our existing and new partners.
Actus Digital to Demonstrate Best-in-Market Intelligent Compliance and Monitoring Platform at BroadcastAsia 2022
Actus Digital, the premier compliance logging, quality monitoring and alerting, content repurposing, and automatic and AI-based workflow solutions company, will showcase the new award-winning Actus 8.0 intelligent monitoring platform at BroadcastAsia 2022
Version 8 (V8) of Actus Digital’s
Intelligent Monitoring Platform
was selected as the 2022 Best-in-Market Compliance Logging
and Monitoring Solution.
Actus Digital, the premiere quality monitoring and alerting, compliance logging, content repurposing, and workflow solution company, will showcase the new Actus 8.0 AI-based intelligent monitoring platform during CABSAT 2022. Actus Digital’s platform was recently honored with a “Best-in-Market” award by TV Tech.
Actus RVM allows MVPDs to gain unique, real-time insights into their viewers’ quality of service (QoS), verify local ad insertion and timing, and ensure that television service operations are running smoothly. Actus RVM is based on Actus Digital’s intelligent monitoring platform, which has been successfully deployed by over 600 broadcasters, television networks, and teleport sites around the globe.
Actus Digital to Introduce Powerful Enhancements for its Intelligent Monitoring Platform at the 2022 NAB Show
The new Actus 8.0 platform includes Actus Synchro, an enhanced recording-multiviewer with QA monitoring and compliance logging, along with support for new standards, such as ATSC 3.0, SMPTE ST 2110/2022-6/2022-7, and SRT, to address applications for TV, radio, MVPDs, and more.
8.0 Reasons Actus is the Fastest Growing Provider of Quality Monitoring and Compliance Logging Solutions
There are many reasons ActusDigital now dominates Quality Monitoring and Compliance Logging… on a platform that is super effective for News, Repurpose-Editing and Publishing, and Light-MAM applications.
A compliance solution is mandatory and must support all the regulatory requirements such as closed caption, subtitles, loudness SCTE, technical alerts, multiviewers, etc. However, this is only one workflow of a much larger solution – Actus intelligent monitoring platform.
Actus Enters 2022 With New Product Features and the Monitoring and Compliance-Logging Industry’s Top Solutions Engineer
Actus continued its incredible growth in 2021, thanks to the ongoing trust and confidence of both our existing and new customers.
Actus Digital, the premiere quality monitoring/alerting, compliance logging, content repurposing, and AI-based workflow solution company, today announced that Keith DesRosiers has joined the company as vice president of solutions engineering.
Apache Log4j vulnerability – impacting millions of Java-based apps. Actus intelligent monitoring and compliance platform is not impacted and 100% safe!
Actus Digital confirms its TV logger and monitoring platform is not exposed to the vulnerability Log4Shell. Actus servers do not use any Java component and are totally safe from this threat.
Actus Digital Brings New, Enhanced Workflows to its Intelligent Compliance and Monitoring Platform at IBC2021
Actus Digital, a leading provider of compliance logging and QA monitoring/alerting solutions, will showcase expanded workflows and enhancements to its AI-based, intelligent compliance and monitoring platform at IBC2021.
The next generation of Actus Digital’s platform offers simplified but sophisticated tools for multi-viewer monitoring and quality assurance of multi-rendition OTT streams and over-the-air linear content at multi-probe points in the video delivery chain.
Metadata is essential for content sharing, interaction between different workflows and for accurate content searching, as a few examples.
When additional workflows are included, beyond compliance, such as Actus content re-purposing for fast content turn-around or Actus automatic content detection, metadata is essential to find data, use data, preserve and re-use the data in the future.
In today’s word, every two different applications must be able to communicate with each other. Any
system must be able to integrate with third parties systems, and vise versa, through advanced API, to allow integrations and automatic workflows. APIs are more than technical “communication” for sharing data. Well-designed APIs provide organizations with a critical link to data and services that enable rapid innovation and open new workflows and services. This is exactly what Actus API was designed for.
Compliance logging is a mandatory requirement; however for ActusDigital it is one part of a much larger solution. ActusDigital media intelligence platform provides additional workflows and is using the compliance logger to increase
Media and Entertainment Technology Industry Heavyweight Ken Rubin Joins Actus Digital to Lead Sales in the Americas
BOSTON — June 3, 2021 — Actus Digital, a leading provider of compliance monitoring and QA logging solutions, today announced that Ken Rubin is joining the company as senior vice president for the Americas. Adding Rubin to the team is a testament to the rapid growth that Actus Digital is experiencing in the Americas, where major players like The Weather Channel, Fox, and many others have selected and deployed the company’s solutions.
BRUSSELS — April 29, 2021 — Actus Digital, a leading provider of broadcast compliance and monitoring solutions, today announced Mark Barkey as the new director of sales in the Middle East, boosting the company’s business growth in the region.
Remote Workflows Without High Cloud Costs: Compliance Monitoring, Content Re-purposing, and Monetization
Traditionally, broadcast compliance and monitoring solutions have been implemented on premises. But clipping solutions for content repurposing for social media and the web are more divided in approach.
Why Isn’t the Cloud Trending for Compliance Solutions? Recently, cloud-based solutions are controlling the IT conversation. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced most people to work from their homes on different devices, requiring the industry to evolve and reconsider the advantages of cloud-based options.
In hindsight, it was hard to predict the momentous impact of the COVID-19 worldwide. As we are still adjusting to the new normal, we apply the learning and the experience to fundamentally transform our business not just to survive, but to prosper. The pandemic will change the way companies work in the future.
Actus Digital, the leading provider of compliance and media monitoring solutions, today announced that it will continue supporting Volicon Observer monitoring systems to ensure that broadcasters’ content complies with regulatory requirements.
Actus Digital, a leading provider of broadcast compliance and intelligent media monitoring solutions, today announced that TV networks around the world are using its broadcast monitoring solution to ensure superior video and audio quality while also complying with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 global health crisis.
How to Ramp Up Workflow Efficiency? Strategies to Avoid End of Life With Your Broadcast Compliance and Monitoring Solution
The video environment continues to evolve and grow in complexity. And if you’re a broadcaster or TV network, the best way to address that is by exploring new methods for improving workflow efficiencies and reducing costs.
As the world is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic we want to communicate Actus has taken steps to minimize any impact in our ability to deliver on our commitments and to support our customers.
At the 2020 NAB Show, Actus Digital will demonstrate how its mandatory compliance solution is part of a much larger media intelligence platform, providing cross-organizational benefits to the operations, marketing and research, and new media departments of broadcasters and media companies.
Actus Digital Expands US Sales Team By Appointing Jay Gedanken as Vice President of Business Development
BOSTON, Mass. — Jan. 21, 2020 — Actus Digital, a leading provider of compliance and intelligent media monitoring solutions, today announced that it has appointed Jay Gedanken as vice president of business development in the U.S.
Having a unified platform for all broadcast requirements — from broadcast recording to monitoring, compliance, clips creation and exporting to OTT, social media, analysis, quality assurance — makes the most financial sense for media companies. By adding AI to the mix, broadcasters can further streamline their operations and drive monetization.
The FCC is Conducting investigations and analyzing complaints, implements new technologies to be forced by the broadcast industry and makes sure all the broadcast industry is complying with each one.
Since the broadcasters and media operators were originally obliged to have a compliance recording system, the regulatory authorities keep enhancing their mandatory compliance requirements with ongoing requirements. This is result of the new broadcasting technologies and capabilities.
At IBC2019, Actus Digital will demonstrate how its mandatory compliance solution is part of a much larger platform, providing cross-organizational benefits to the operations, marketing and research, and new media departments of broadcasters and media companies.
The investment in a compliance solution is mandatory. But what if your compliance solution can do much more: allow also to re-purpose your content in a cost-effective way, do TS analysis, analyze your rating, as a few examples.
Belgium, Brussels, Feb 2018
As part of the innovation zone at the HPA tech retreat in Palm Springs, Feb 20-22, Actus digital will present the latest improvements of its Clip factory™: broadcast to OTT clip creation and publishing.
The main emphasis of this version is the addition of more powerful video editing in Clip-Factory. As well as the conversion of the Rating Analyzer into Actus5 (HTML5).
The Web is full of scary reports about some newly detected vulnerabilities in Intel and other CPUs and about exploits that can put your system at risk. In most cases, Actus recommendation is to perform all Windows software updates but not to perform any firmware update. There are some exceptions.
We are more and more asked about VM (Virtual Machines). There are numerous advantages of VM over physical servers and there is a lot of buzz and many broadcasters are asking us to provide proposals based on VMs. But there are also some Myths involved.
The India Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) is a massive monitoring centre that includes 300 workstations, spread over five monitoring rooms, scalable to 1500 channels and 500 users.
Clip-Factory-Pro is a new and enhanced product, intended to produce clips for OTT and Social Media, semi automatically, at high quality and with video editing functions.
There is clearly a need to manage an exponentially growing number of clips, used in OTT, social networks, governments or news agencies. Our dilemma was between implementing an existing full-blown MAM system, or developing a smart catalog, easy to use, and geared towards automation and efficiency.
Actus Digital has found a way with Clip-Factory-Pro to simplify the re-purposing of linear broadcast content for nonlinear VOD or social media delivery.
Belgium, Brussels, August 2017 – At IBC 2017 Actus Digital will announce a new and improved version of its automated clips creation platform for OTT, Social Media, and any media platform.
It describes the main improvements introduced by ACTUS in version 6.2, which
will gradually be distributed to all customers under support agreements, during the
second half of 2017.
The main emphasis of this version is the addition of more powerful video editing in
When developing product roadmaps for the broadcast industry, one of the main challenges for R&D and product managers is to identify the technological trends that will persist and define the system of tomorrow.
When comes the time to change your private car, many are tempted by the simplicity of a Trade-in deal offered by car dealers. There’s no doubt that trading in a car to purchase a new one is simple and convenient. But too often, the amount offered by dealerships is much less than the private party value.
ENCO has forged a partnership with Belgium-based broadcast compliance monitoring specialists Actus Digital, with ENCO becoming the first North American distributor of Actus’ comprehensive media intelligence platform.
Belgium, Brussels – March 1st, 2017 – At NAB 2017 Actus Digital will present the latest broadcast recording, monitoring and clips for OTT, based on HTML5 (Actus5).
What is a Multi-Channel Digital Video Recorder (DVR)?
A multi-channel digital video recorder (DVR) is an electronic device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.
Effective broadcast technology applications in 2017 have to be able to transfer the content as fast as possible to as many over-the-top interfaces as needed, thus creation of Clips for OTT must support and embrace near live clipping and provide the broadcaster with effective means to automate the clips creation processes.
In practically every country, governments have established national communications agencies which missions are double:
Issue licenses allowing broadcasters to transmit certain contents under certain technical constraints Control that the broadcasters indeed adhere to the content and technical constraints.
As young consumers move away from Live TV shows and into Video-on-Demand (VOD), the traditional TV broadcasters must find an effective method to convert their Live assets into VOD.
We sometimes meet potential customers who require a content identification system. These customers may decide to compare the two main technologies available today for that effect, Watermarking and Fingerprinting.
It was somewhat surprising to find that a number of government ministries and a number of regulatory bodies around the world, have adopted the Actus platform for purely political activity monitoring (PAM) over electronic Media channels.
Actus Digital believes that its products must always remain the most advanced and at the forefront of technology and has therefore adopted the HTML5 standard. What does this standard bring to our customers ?
In the Broadcast production environment, SDI (Serial Digital Interface) represents the interface with the best compromise between image quality, uncompressed lossless data and ease of using standard production and compatible equipment.
New York, 17th October 2016 – Crystal and Actus, industry leaders in broadcast video origination, distribution and content monitoring announce a strategic partnership and product combination to be demonstrated during the NAB New York show.
It describes the main improvements introduced by Actus in version 5.9, which was
released in September 2015 and will gradually be distributed to all customers
during the first half of 2016, under support agreements.
This document describes the main improvements introduced by Actus in version 5.8, which
was released in March 2015 and will gradually be distributed to all customers
during the second half of 2015, under support agreements.
It describes the main improvements introduced by Actus in version 5.7, which will
gradually be distributed to all customers during the second half of 2014, under
It describes the main improvements introduced by Actus in version 5.6, which will
gradually be distributed to all customers under support agreements during 2014.
Some of the features in version 5.6 only interest customers who are recording TS