Symmetricom Features Video Quality Monitoring and Management Solutions at NAB Show.Symmetricom's V-Factor([R]) Quality of Experience (QoE) Solutions Showcased in Symmetricom Booth # N4538 and HP Booth #SL4420
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Symmetricom([R]), Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader of precise time, synchronization and video quality management technologies that optimize next generation networks, today announced the company's participation at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show on Monday, April 20 - Thursday, April 23, 2009. In Symmetricom booth # N4538, the company is featuring its unique V-Factor([R]) Quality of Experience (QoE) content monitoring platform that delivers an unprecedented understanding of video service quality at the headend, both for source and encoded video, and end-to-end. The company is also featuring its V-Factor solutions in the HP booth #SL4420.
Symmetricom's V-Factor platform performs unique image-level analysis of the source video and content inspection of digital video streams post-encoding. Integrated with the HP Service Quality Management (SQM) for Digital TV, it provides a valuable capability to the industry, enabling service providers to automatically monitor channels at various locations and enhance the effectiveness of traditional "golden eyes."
Symmetricom QoE expert, Matthieu Chamik, will be presenting "Monitoring Network Video Quality - Don't Cry Wolf, Focus on Problems that Matter" on Monday, April 20, 2009, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PDT, during the Quality Control for Television session at the Broadcast Engineering Conference. Mr. Chamik is addressing the important considerations in video quality degradation for measuring artifacts in the compression and delivery process as well as what content and service providers need to know to deliver high service availability and video quality. Mr. Chamik develops marketing and product strategy for Symmetricom's breakthrough, end-to-end video quality monitoring solutions for IPTV and Multi-Service Operator (MSO) networks.
"Symmetricom's automated QoE solutions provide relevant monitoring for each segment of the digital video service distribution chain, helping operators to address each specific issue faster and more efficiently," commented Matthieu Chamik. "When everyone is focused on their specific function, video monitoring personnel in the headend and support personnel talking to customers, operations run more effectively, resulting in a stronger competitive position with reduced customer calls and troubleshooting."
For more information on Matthieu Chamik's presentation, visit: http://www.nabshow.com/2009/education/sessiondetail.asp?id=148096.
At NAB, Symmetricom is showcasing its complete V-Factor Quality of Experience (QoE) video monitoring and management solutions. For more information, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com/products/qoe-assurance/.
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About Symmetricom, Inc.
As a worldwide leader in precise time and frequency products and services, Symmetricom provides "Perfect Timing" to customers around the world. Since 1985, the company's solutions have helped define the world's time and frequency standards, delivering precision, reliability and efficiency to wireline and wireless networks, instrumentation and testing applications and network time management. Deployed in more than 90 countries, the company's synchronization solutions include primary reference sources, building integrated timing supplies (BITS), GPS timing receivers, time and frequency distribution systems, network time servers and ruggedized oscillators. Symmetricom also incorporates technologies including Universal Timing Interface (UTI), Network Time Protocol (NTP), IEEE 1588 (Precision Time Protocol), and others supporting the world's migration to Next Generation Networks (NGN). Symmetricom's QoE video quality management solutions provide the tools necessary to accurately monitor and analyze video quality and bring higher satisfaction levels to the end user. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.symmetricom.com.