Data Tools and Technologies
It’s All About the Data
Nov 9, 2020 in Analytics QoE / QoS

It’s all about the data. How many times have you heard that statement? Whether you are a trucking company or Tesla doing autonomous driving or Netflix managing recommendations to your audience, it is all about the data. It’s not just big data, but how much you can gather and connect from many sources, different device types, networks and users to create a holistic picture of your business. If you’re a broadcaster or media content provider, you should be connecting multiple media metrics with other departmental data and intelligence to help you make better operational business decisions. What tools and technologies should you take advantage of to harness your data?

Ad Verification
How to Simplify Ad Verification in Complex OTT/DTC Delivery

Your client just spent thousands of dollars on ad production matching that cost with ad placements for specific markets and airtimes to reach their target audience. How do you assure your client that their ad ran correctly, next to appropriate content and without a glitch, when there are multiple platforms and so many variables in the content distribution chain?

Monitoring QoS and QoE to Help Reduce Churn
Sep 8, 2020 in Content Delivery QoE / QoS

Have you ever watched a football game and heard “Touchdown!” seconds before you saw it happen? Or watched a singing competition with a lip-sync delay? Or maybe you were absorbed in a suspenseful movie when the screen went black. These are examples of poor

Is 5G The Next Big Thing For Broadcasters?
Aug 10, 2020 in Standards

Every day the next generation wireless technology 5G is in the news or being advertised. It’s expected to “change lives” with faster data rates and better connectivity than 4G. So, broadcasters might want to pay attention to the innovative features that 5G brings.

IABM In Conversation With Qligent and Encompass Digital Media
Aug 6, 2020 in Cloud Services

Check out “IABM: In Conversation With” Qligent's Brick Eksten and Encompass Digital Media, Inc.'s Scott Rose as they discuss the modernization and future of media content delivery during this accelerated phase of technology innovation.

BFV Interview: Qligent continues to develop next-generation data and analytics technology
Jul 29, 2020 in Analytics

In this issue Broadcast Film & Video speaks exclusively to the CEO of Qligent, Brick Eksten, who has extensive knowledge of the industry and has led several companies throughout his career. He talks about how what he thinks OTT will look...

Monitoring a Maturing OTT Content Market
Jul 8, 2020 in Compliance Monitoring OTT

Qligent CEO Brick Eksten discusses the move toward direct-to-consumer delivery models for content, and how this has led to Qligent's flexible Dymos QoS monitoring solution. Read the InBroadcast article.

SLAs Important for Monitoring QoE in Media Content Delivery
Jul 6, 2020 in Content Delivery QoE / QoS

When the screen goes black, freezes or pixelates, who are you going to call? First, contact your internal technical support team familiar with the required standards written into SLAs.

After Volicon: Compliance And Monitoring Evolve
Jun 26, 2020 in Compliance Monitoring

In a post-Volicon landscape, broadcasters are scrambling to replace their compliance and monitoring services. They face vastly different regulatory requirements for OTT in doing so, but also an upside of new features including AI, on-prem, cloud or hybrid options and built-

Monitoring Internal Standards Critical to QoE for Broadcast Content Delivery
Jun 23, 2020 in Other

“Without standards, there can be no improvement.” Taiichi Ohno, Toyota industrial engineer. Every industry has its specific set of standards to measure operations, safety and quality. These agreed

IABM In Conversation with Qligent CEO Brick Eksten
Jun 18, 2020 in Broadcasting

IABM caught up with Brick Eksten, the new CEO of Qligent to find out his plans for the company development going forward. They discuss how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help media companies optimize content delivery along with how

The Evolution of Broadcast Compliance Regulation

We talk a lot about broadcast compliance regulation, but how did it all begin?

Before US citizens watched television or used telephones, broadcast regulation started with the Radio Act of 1912 . This

APB+ Talks to Qligent Product Manager about QoE and QoS
Jun 2, 2020 in Other

Asia-Pacific Broadcasting asks "Can hybrid transmission strategies ensure jitter-free content to multi-screens?" and interviews Qligent's Product Manager Lang Cooksey about QoE and QoS. Also mentioned is Sinclair Broadcast Group's deployment of Qligent's Vision platform for its QoS/QoE and compliance monitoring solution.

Qligent: With you throughout COVID-19 and beyond
Jun 2, 2020

The safety and health of our customers and employees is foremost during these challenging times. We have taken extra steps to ensure that our software and solutions can be provisioned 100 percent remotely eliminating the requirement for on-site personnel both lowering any potential risk and simplifying the commissioning proces

2020: The Growth Spurt Year of Streaming
May 5, 2020

The year 2020 was designated as the year of sound by the International Commission for Acoustics, but it has turned into the year of streaming. When stay-at-home isolation orders were issued in early March to prevent the spread of COVID-19, consumers were compelled to experience more home

RBR-TVBR Spring 2020 Special Report Interview with Qligent
Apr 27, 2020

COVID-19 and TV: Protect and Serve
Broadcast television has taken a lead role in delivering important information regarding the coronavirus pandemic to local communities across the U.S. But how are TV companies ensuring their employees' safety? Then there is the repack process, and equipment manufacturers working

Shifting Cloud Tech to a Consumption-Based Cost Structure with Dymos
Apr 17, 2020

Product Manager Lang Cooksey offers a look at Vision’s Dymos, which provides live event originators the ability to leverage cloud technology on a consumption-based cost structure. See the short video interview from Sports Video

What's New and How Qligent is Addressing the Current Situation
Apr 14, 2020 in Other

A TM Broadcast Interview with John Shoemaker, Director of Sales, Qligent Corp., talks about what's new and how Qligent is addressing the current situation.
Read the interview on page 65 of TM Broadcast

IABM TV Interviews Qligent Product Manager
Apr 8, 2020 in Other

IABM Ben Dales talks with Product Manager Lang Cooksey about how Qligent is addressing some of the current challenges in the broadcast and media content industry. Lang Cooksey cites the growth of OTT or streaming wars, for example, and how they fall short with regards to ensuring QoE, channel brand recognition and viewer retention. He

A Matter of Quality
Apr 7, 2020 in Other

As if the launch of the likes of Apple TV+ and Disney+ wasn’t placing enough strain on home networks, the need for masses to work at home due to the coronavirus has made matters considerably more complex. Joseph O’Halloran talks to Qligent about how to ensure quality of service. Read the article

How COVID-19 Pandemic Pushed the Use of Remote and Cloud Services in TV
Apr 3, 2020 in Other

Viewers’ appetites have increased for live TV news and streaming entertainment due to COVID-19 isolation. So, it would seem almost impossible for broadcasters and content providers to keep up with demand by working from home. Yet, the advent of digital technology has gradually turned

How ATSC 3.0 aka NextGen TV is a Win-Win for Broadcasters and Viewers
Mar 17, 2020 in Other

Sometimes a new law or standard is enforced that seems like a nuisance at the time to those concerned but ends up being particularly valuable in the long run. That was the case in 2009, when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated the Advanced Television Systems Committee

7 Takeaways from the SportsPro OTT Conference
Feb 26, 2020 in Other

Having digested two days of panel discussions and debate by influential speakers and decision makers at the inaugural OTT Summit USA at Atlanta’s Turner Studios, here are seven key insights about the evolution of OTT sports content delivery and viewing.

Effective Monitoring Strategies Today And The Path Forward
Feb 18, 2020 in Other

In this Broadcast Bridge article, Qligent’s Director of Sales, John Shoemaker, talks about the multiplying number of stream monitoring and data aggregation points and increasingly efficient ways to proactively manage your QoS, QoE and compliance requirements.

Latency or ‘Wait and See’ in Video Streaming
Feb 11, 2020 in Other

Latency is one of the biggest challenges to delivering a quality streaming experience to viewers. Latency can be defined as the period between when a frame is captured to when it is displayed on a screen. Hitting ‘play’ and waiting to see content is the initial latency problem of a program. It’s even more crucial for showing live streams such as sporting

How Cloud Computing Benefits Broadcasters and Content Providers
Jan 16, 2020 in Other

In today’s digital world, it’s hard to imagine taking days to receive a physical copy of a syndicated program or paid advertisement. Or that a quick change in programming wouldn’t happen unless it was live or transmitted by the national broadcasting network. Long gone are the times of