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SMPTE Speaking Session on the Importance of Live Stream Monitoring

By Hiren Hindocha, CEO at Digital Nirvana

At the upcoming Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers’ (SMPTE) annual technical conference and exhibition in Hollywood, I look forward to giving a presentation on the importance of live stream monitoring. My presentation will take place during the session titled, “Evolving Technologies for Broadcast Facilities – Part 2” on October 23rd from 12-12:30.SMPTE 2013 Banner

Live stream monitoring is becoming more and more crucial to broadcasters. In the phases of the live stream workflow, many things can go wrong and compromise the user experience, yet networks may not even be aware of workflow fails unless they’re monitoring their live stream programming. Continue reading SMPTE Speaking Session on the Importance of Live Stream Monitoring

The Top Five Reasons to Budget for a Broadcast Monitoring System

These days, there are so many new technologies and products promising to streamline operations and generate revenue for TV stations. So, why should a broadcast monitoring system (BMS) be on your list of crucial items to include in next year’s budget?

MonitorIQ Feature - Program Guide Extraction v 3 2Here are our top five reasons why broadcasters should budget for a BMS:

1) Monitor and troubleshoot the broadcast signal to isolate and resolve problems quickly
2) Automatically ensure regulatory compliance
3) Provide immediate proof of advertising
4) Monitor remotely using an iPhone, iPad or Android interface
5) Access an ever-expanding feature set with even greater capabilities

Today’s monitoring systems offers a variety of smart features. Our latest MonitorIQ version includes Web Captioning, Program Guide Extraction, Hybrid Appliance and MonitorIQ Infrastructure Self-Check to name a few. Continue reading The Top Five Reasons to Budget for a Broadcast Monitoring System

Digital Nirvana is Proud to Sponsor SAVE’s Annual Breakfast Eye Opener

Digital Nirvana is proud to announce its sponsorship of Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments’ (SAVE) 11th Annual Breakfast Eye Opener. SAVE is a non-profit organization based in Fremont, CA, whose mission is to provide alternatives to domestic violence through support services, advocacy, and education, and to assist domestic violence victims and their families. The event is taking place tomorrow morning, September 27th, at SAVE_Breakfast1the Hilton Newark/Fremont Hotel.

“We are pleased to be involved with an organization that is so important to the community,” said Hiren Hindocha, our CEO and President. “SAVE is dedicated to educating people about domestic violence while providing support and guidance to victims and their families, and Digital Nirvana is glad to be a small part of their cause in ending the cycle of violence.” Continue reading Digital Nirvana is Proud to Sponsor SAVE’s Annual Breakfast Eye Opener

Digital Nirvana to Participate at Media Tech Expo 2013

Next week, Digital Nirvana will be exhibiting at the Media Tech Expo (MTE), which takes place in Seattle on Oct. 1 at Fremont Studios and at Left Bank Annex in Portland on Oct. 3. Presented by one of our partners,
AnyStream photo 6 3 13 systems integrator Advanced Broadcast Solutions, the expo is designed for broadcast and cable, post,
government, house of worship, corporate, live event, and independent video production professionals. MTE is a free event that will feature a full schedule of technology seminars, networking opportunities, and exhibitors showcasing the latest production gear and technologies.

At the conference, we’ll be showcasing AnyStreamIQ™, our new cloud-based solution for streamed media monitoring. Launched earlier this year at NAB, AnyStreamIQ provides reliable recording, logging, and monitoring of live and recorded streamed broadcasts for Web captioning compliance and proof of advertising. Continue reading Digital Nirvana to Participate at Media Tech Expo 2013

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