NAB 2018: Digital Nirvana Announces New Version Of Its MonitorIQ Media Management Platform

Version 5.2 offers content creators several new user-friendly features

Fremont, CA, April 5, 2018Digital Nirvana, a global provider of media solutions and services, is debuting a new version of its flagship MonitorIQ Media Management Platform during the 2018 NAB Show, which is taking place now through April 12. The company’s innovative broadcast monitoring product enables broadcasters to effectively monitor their video and meet compliance requirements, and Version 5.2 offers more user-friendly features than ever before. Digital Nirvana is exhibiting at the NAB Show in booth #SU10121.

“Ever since the first launch of MonitorIQ in 2009, Digital Nirvana’s research and development team has been continuously looking to enhance the end-user experience by adding new features,” said Digital Nirvana’s CEO Hiren Hindocha. “MonitorIQ Version 5.2 is more stable, effective and user friendly. The main focus of this version is to improve the end-user experience and make the platform as efficient and easy to use as possible.”

The MonitorIQ platform delivers a full range of multi-channel signal monitoring, logging, loudness monitoring, compliance, competitive analysis, advertisement verification, content repurposing and archiving functions – enabling broadcasters to capture live content from multiple sources live and monitor the video for quality and compliance. MonitorIQ features a powerful content retrieval system called SmartSearch and operates in a centralized management server environment– which unites all units deployed throughout the system to one central point.

MonitorIQ users can schedule, store, archive, cut-clip, and repurpose content in full resolution HD or SD. This enables broadcasters to repurpose content for websites, portable media players and mobile devices. MonitorIQ can record feeds from multiple input sources, including: ATSC, SD/HD-SDI, DVB, ASI – MPEG-TS, IPTV (TSoIP  – SPTS and MPTS), Radio Channels and Audio Streams. The platform supports various output formats, such as HLS, MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4, XDCAM and H.264.  

New features of MonitorIQ Version 5.2 include:

  • Search filter options with updated easy-to-use calendar controls
  • Provision to select multiple alert trigger type (e.g. Email, SNMP, Trigger URL) configurations
  • Settings to configure player options like closed captions, subtitles, teletext, NAC, LKFS and ratings
  • Enhanced geographic timezone display to identify from where the content has been broadcasted
  • New options in NAS configuration to change retention period of original and proxy encoded files in storage before moving to NAS (Storage space can be used more effectively)
  • Enabled Player controls in full screen mode
  • Simplified “Date” and “Time” search filters controls
  • Support for network tuner devices using network device discovery (via SSDP)
  • Improvement to supported IPTV protocols ( MPEG-TS over HTTP)
  • Performance optimization for recording multiple channels from a single input
  • Support for recording H.265 in MPEG-TS

At the NAB Show, Digital Nirvana showcase its MonitorIQ platform alongside its full suite of media management products and services, including the CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) standalone media management product and cloud-based caption generation, caption synchronization and video logging services.  


About Digital Nirvana

Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India.

www.digital-nirvana.com

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For more information, contact:

Hiren Hindocha

Digital Nirvana

3984 Washington Blvd., Suite 355

Fremont, CA 94538–4954

510-226-9000

hiren@digital-nirvana.com

www.digital-nirvana.com

 

 

Cloud-based caption generation, caption synchronization and video logging services among booth highlights  

Fremont, CA, February 21, 2018Digital Nirvana to  showcase its full suite of media management products and services at the upcoming 2018 NAB Show, running from April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).

Among the services to be on display at Digital Nirvana’s NAB booth are  cloud-based caption generation caption synchronization and video logging. Product highlights such as CART/TS Transport Stream Analyze and Replay and Monitor IQ 5.2 will also be key areas in the Digital Nirvana booth (#SU10121).

Digital Nirvana’s services provide an integrated automated workflow for closed captioning, subtitling, caption synchronization, video logging, and metadata creation. Its Media Management Platform and suite of broadcast monitoring products establish a simple set up for content creation, capture, repurpose and delivery, while monitoring video and audio for quality and compliance.

digital nirvana to showcase its media management products and services at nabshow 2018

Services:

The company offers high-quality cloud-based Caption Generation for all pre-recorded and online video content through an automated process over the cloud with options to create multiple formats and integrate directly to the user’s video platform. Automated speech-to-text conversion coupled with state-of-the-art workflow and experienced captioners reduces the time and cost to publish and provides better search engine discoverability while complying with FCC guidelines.

Digital Nirvana’s cloud-based Caption Synchronization service automatically re-aligns live broadcast captions for online usage. Captions can be synchronized for an entire show, short clips, and montages. And text can be revised on final captions for FCC compliance.

“With our caption synchronization, live broadcast captions are repurposed automatically for online delivery,” explained Hiren Hindocha, President and CEO, Digital Nirvana. “Our service provides near-live synchronization and the ability to generate the proper formatting for all potential channels.”

Online video providers (OVD’s) and Subscription video on demand (SVOD) services can benefit from Digital Nirvana’s Subtitling Creation Service by utilizing its automated speech-to-text capabilities for increased efficiency and high-volume handling. It delivers  multi-format or customized versions that can be integrated directly into existing workflows. The service provides subtitling generation in all standard formats for broadcast and IP delivery of video content.

With Digital Nirvana’s Video Logging service, media production houses and producers with a great deal of footage can improve editing efficiency, as well organize content and the discoverability within their data centers. With Video Logging service, users can automatically generate transcripts, keywords, etc. for the footage prior to editing for more efficient asset management and video editing. Users can also request high-quality transcripts of the video footages and can utilize the same in the production of script and subtitles.

Digital Nirvana’s Monitor IQ Cloud Service is a browser-based, on-the-go, broadcast monitoring and content repurposing SaaS.

Products:

On the product side, Digital Nirvana will showcase CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) transport stream recorder and Monitor IQ Media Management Platform.

CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) is a standalone media management product that records and monitors the transport stream, provides alerts of non-compliance, offers time-shifted playout, and allows users to cut segments and export section of the transport stream for more detailed analysis.

The solution also offers time-shifted playout for multiple time zone broadcasts and a disaster recovery solution for keeping a broadcaster’s signal on-air with recorded content. A full transport stream recorder performs analysis, replay and verification for future streams.

Monitor IQ Media Management Platform Lite allows users to monitor and repurpose content over a simple, web-based GUI without hardware but with the capacity to accommodate one ATSC channel along with sub channels FM/AM, ASI or SDI input.  

NAB is the largest annual gathering of our customer base,” said Hindocha. “It provides an ideal opportunity to connect with US and overseas current and potential customers. We create smart media management solutions that streamline workflows, and our newest solutions and services were developed in response to consumer demand in the ever-changing broadcast and content creation landscape. We look forward to showing NAB attendees how our technologies can improve their operations.”

About Digital Nirvana

Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India.

www.digital-nirvana.com

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For more information, contact:

Hiren Hindocha

Digital Nirvana

3984 Washington Blvd., Suite 355

Fremont, CA 94538–4954

 hiren@digital-nirvana.com

www.digital-nirvana.com

Editor’s Note: High-resolution product photography is available upon request.

Fremont, CA, March 7, 2016 –At NAB 2016, Digital Nirvana, developers of a media management platform for content capture, recording, monitoring, repurposing and delivery, will showcase several new technology milestones. Digital Nirvana will exhibit in booth #SU10410 during the annual convention running from April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center

The company will showcase its cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) model of compliance recording for online programming. Included within the newest version of Digital Nirvana’s AnyStreamIQ – a cloud-based solution for recording, logging and monitoring OTT content – will be transport stream recording and compliance monitoring for online channels as a cloud-based service. With AnyStreamIQ, users can operate Digital Nirvana’s MonitorIQ Media Management Platform from anywhere.

Using AnyStreamIQ Version 5.0, TV stations offering online streaming won’t have to invest in dedicated equipment to monitor their online channels. TV stations and networks moving to or actively offering IP-based distribution can record and monitor that programming in the cloud. Scalable, modular and accessible, AnyStreamIQ’s OTT media monitoring technology offers a simple browser-based interface that allows users to access, record, monitor, log, report and search streams in FLV, HDS, and HLS streaming formats. AnyStreamIQ helps ensure compliance with FCC-mandated web captioning.

“Cloud-enabled storage and distribution that runs on Amazon EC2 instances or similar virtual machines with access through a user-friendly Web Interface will be the standard workflow model for broadcasters in several years,” said Hindocha. “With our IP-based recording, monitoring and distribution solutions, we are in an ideal place to help customers transition smoothly from an SDI- to an IP-based operation. We look forward to connecting with our customers at NAB and showing them the latest developments with our MonitorIQ and AnyStreamIQ.”

At NAB this year, Digital Nirvana will also introduce its new closed captioning services for broadcast and online videos. This service includes post-production roll-up and pop-on captioning services for all technology platforms, as well as caption synchronization conversion to an IP format from broadcast or vice versa. Digital Nirvana’s closed captioning services can handle multiple SD and HD video formats and a wide range of caption file formats. It utilizes in-house encoding to provide tailor-made solutions for each customer, including ready-to-air captioned videos. The company’s enterprise-level workflow has checkpoints to ensure content and caption quality along with industry compliance.

Also new for the show is Digital Nirvana’s standalone transport stream digital recorder, CARTS (stands for Capture, Analyze, Replay Transport Stream). This new platform records and monitors the transport stream and provides alerts on non-compliance as well as the capability to cut, clip, and export sections of the transport stream for more detailed analysis. CARTS will also offer time-shifted playout for multiple time zone broadcasts as well as a disaster recovery solution for keeping a broadcaster’s signal on-air with recorded content.

About Digital Nirvana

Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India.

www.digital-nirvana.com

For more information, contact:

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Newark, CA, October 21,2015 –At next month’s Content & Communications World Expo, Digital Nirvana will showcase the latest version of its Media Management Platform for content creation, capture and delivery. Taking place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, Digital Nirvana will exhibit at the CCW Expo in Booth #351..

“The CCW Expo has become an increasingly important event in the broadcast industry,” said Hiren Hindocha, Digital Nirvana’s Co-Founder, President, and CEO. “We’re looking forward to showcasing our Media Management Platform to CCW’s attendees, and to gaining insight into new media management challenges faced by broadcasters and content creators. Our platform has been designed with a lot of customer input, and we always appreciate connecting with customers and potential users at events to learn more about their needs.”

The latest version of Digital Nirvana’s Media Management Platform, Version 2.0, provides a simple set up to capture content from multiple sources and publish it to digital platforms –while monitoring the video and audio for quality and compliance. Introduced at NAB this year, Version 2.0 features an expanded social media publishing and service function. The platform enables users to easily publish audio and video content to popular social media platforms. Broadcasters and content owners can also work with Digital Nirvana’s dedicated internal team to handle time-intensive tasks, such as reviewing broadcasts and locating clips with the most value, tagging content with the correct metadata for optimal repurposing, writing headlines designed to peak interest from the target audience, and customizing social media postings as required by each network.

Also new with Version 2.0 is the ability to monitor radio broadcast, including Internet radio. With Digital Nirvana’s Hybrid Solution, users can more efficiently record multiple live video feeds. The platform can record and provide an interface to play, edit, annotate, search and share. Users of the platform can now also monitor up to 32 radio and television channels from one device using the platform’s new ‘analog recording’ feature.

The latest version also features a virtual machine download, allowing customers to download the program as a preconfigured, quickly deployable virtual machine.

Digital Nirvana’s Media Management Platform features a powerful content retrieval system called SmartSearch, and operates on a Centralized Management server – which unites all units deployed throughout the system to one central point. The Centralized Management application empowers users with simultaneous access to multiple channels of content from any geographic area at any time. The Digital Nirvana platform delivers a full range of multi-channel signal monitoring, logging, compliance and archiving functions, is fully customizable, and features a user-friendly interface.

Digital Nirvana has announced multiple partnerships this year, including its platform’s integration with Nexidia’s media analysis software, Illuminate. Media Management Platform users can now capitalize on the caption monitoring, compliance, synchronization features, and video description compliance capabilities of Nexidia’s Illuminate software. Digital Nirvana’s platform is also integrated with Pikolo Systems’ Incident Tracker, which provides a digital medium for incident logging and resource management. Integrating the two systems provides operators with an immediate visual reference within the Pikolo’s GUI of the video broadcast at the time of a reported discrepancy.

About Digital Nirvana
Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India.

www.digital-nirvana.com

For more information, contact:

 

Editor’s Note: High-resolution product photography is available upon request.

We’re looking forward to exhibiting at next month’s Content & Communications World Expo, which takes place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. Digital Nirvana will showcase the latest version of our Media Management Platform for content creation, capture and delivery.  If you’ll be in attendance at the expo, we hope that you’ll visit us in Booth #351.

 

What’s new with Version 2.0 of our platform? 

Version 2.0 features an expanded social media publishing and service function, enabling users to easily publish audio and video content to popular social media platforms. Broadcasters and content owners can also work with our dedicated internal team to handle time-intensive tasks, such as reviewing broadcasts and locating clips with the most value, tagging content with the correct metadata for optimal repurposing, writing
headlines designed to peak interest from the target audience, and customizing social media postings as required by each network.

Also new with Version 2.0 is the ability to monitor radio broadcast, including Internet radio. With our Hybrid Solution, users can more efficiently record multiple live video feeds. The platform can record and provide an interface to play, edit, annotate, search and share. Users of the platform can now also monitor up to 32 radio and television channels from one device using the platform’s new ‘analog recording’ feature.

The platform now also features a virtual machine download, allowing customers to download the program as a preconfigured, quickly deployable virtual machine.

Stop by our booth during the CCW Expo to learn more about how our Media Management Platform can help your business. If you’d like to schedule a booth meeting with us at the show, shoot an email to robinhoffman@pipecomm.com. We hope to see you there!

Newark, CA, August 11,2015 –Digital Nirvana,developers of a media management platform for content creation, capture and delivery, has named Daniel Wasilko as director of sales for Broadcast Products. Wasilko is tasked with sales and management of the company’s MonitorIQ media management platform to national and international customers.

Wasilko has an extensive broadcast technology background. Most recently he was the Sales Director at Volicon, a position he held for six years, increasing sales three-fold in a three year period. He also secured several high-profile media accounts during his time with Volicon. Prior to that, Wasilko was Strategic Accounts Manager at WEGENER for several years. Other positions he’s held include: National Accounts Manager at Thales Broadcast & Multimedia, Regional Account Manager at Harmonic, and Senior Sales Engineer at C-COR Electronics.

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Daniel Wasilko

“Dan is a talented sales professional with a thorough understanding of broadcast technology and what customers are looking for to make their operations more successful,” said Hiren Hindocha, president and CEO of Digital Nirvana. “We’re very optimistic about our future with Dan on board. I’m confident he’ll prove to be a key asset to our company.”

Dan can be reached at danielp@digital-nirvana.com,510-226-9000 x741 (office), and at 925-381-6642 (cell).

Digital Nirvana’s media management platform provides a simple set up to capture content from multiple sources and publish it to digital platforms –while monitoring the video and audio for quality and compliance.

Digital Nirvana provides media monitoring and analysis to ad agencies, corporate communications departments, government ministries, media monitoring companies, artists, entertainment companies, and public relations firms. Its services include: ad tracking and analysis, copyrighted content tracking, audio/video logging, content repurposing, transcription, and transcription synchronization.

About Digital Nirvana
Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India.

www.digital-nirvana.com

For more information, contact:

 

Editor’s Note: High-resolution product photography is available upon request.