Vela Extends the Successful Compliance Multiviewer Line up with RF OTA Capabilities


Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of RF Over the Air interfaces to its line up of ArgoNavis Multiviewers and Compliance Monitors.

The Vela ArgoNavis line of Multi-Viewer & Monitoring systems are designed to simplify the process of monitoring, verifying, and logging critical aspects of over the air content in real time. Providing critical information on video, audio, and ancillary data necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and data integrity. The RF (Over the Air) Multi-Viewer, Monitoring, and Logging system allows operators to monitor independent video programs with associated audio over the air in real time.

Audio in multiple audio programs can be monitored per video channel with live, real time amplitude and LKFS loudness measurements provided for each video source for confidence monitoring and CALM Act compliance. LKFS measurements are date and time stamped and logged up to every 500 msecs for proof of compliance. Decode, monitor, and log various types of MPEG data including PSIP data, and 608 and 708 closed captions in real time for quality assurance and compliance. Easily create and edit video log files for compliance and advertising verification.

Mike Reddy stated, “The addition of RF Over the Air capabilities provides an opportunity to expand the ArgoNavis Multiviewer and Compliance monitor footprint while extending the value and functionality it provides our customers”

Founded in 1994 Vela® is an Emmy® award winning company offering a range of live and file based solutions for the broadcast, cable, OTT, VOD, and post production. Over the past 21 years, Vela has earned recognition by virtue of the trouble-free, high-performance and cost-effective solutions in use in demanding customer environments worldwide. Vela counts A+E, AMC, Disney ABC Television, Fox, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and DirecTV among its customers. It is based in Clearwater, Florida.