R&S®PRISMON

Multiviewer & audio/video monitoring solution

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Key facts

  • Multi-standard/multi-protocol support for unmatched versatility (e.g. SDI, SMPTE 2022-1/2, SMPTE 2022-6/7, SMPTE 2110-20/30, AIMS, AMWA NMOS, OTT multiprotocol suite, DVB)
  • Multi-application approach for playout/contribution and distribution environments on a single platform
  • Fully software-defined solution for future-proof extensibility
  • Cloud-enabled platform and orchestration-ready design for dynamic and flexible allocation of monitoring capacity
  • Secure integration with cloud-based remote video wall service

Next generation monitoring for broadcast and streaming services

R&S®PRISMON is an innovative and versatile software-based solution for monitoring and multiviewing of audio/video content. It supports the present and future plethora of standards for content transport and media formats, both in legacy and modern IP-based environments. In addition, it offers a comprehensive set of protocols for OTT/streaming scenarios. 

Features & benefits

  • R&S®PRISMON - Versatility

    Versatility

    Monitoring of content transport in both legacy and modern IP-based environments in combination with a comprehensive set of protocols for OTT/streaming scenarios.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Cloud-ready

    Cloud-ready

    Clear migration path into the cloud and orchestration-ready design for dynamic, on-demand resource allocation resulting in CAPEX/OPEX savings.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Cost-effective

    Cost-effective

    Convergent approach to monitoring of broadcasting and streaming media/OTT services resulting in CAPEX/OPEX savings in procurement, training and maintenance.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Future-proof

    Future-proof

    Software defined solution architecture to make the system future-proof in a world of ever growing and fast moving standards for media transport and formats.

  • R&S®PRISMON - UHD/4K resolution

    UHD/4K resolution

    Support for audio/video media content up to UHD/4K resolution. Monitoring of all relevant classical video formats and standards, and also modern mezzanine formats.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Comprehensive feature set

    Comprehensive feature set

    Basic and enhanced analysis of audio and video services, including rich meta data. Monitoring of T2-MI and ETSI TR 101290 performed on the actual service content.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Powerful multiviewer

    Powerful multiviewer

    UHD/4K dual screen multiviewer for full operational awareness of all monitored A/V services; enhanced by on-screen display of supplementary information per tile.

  • R&S®PRISMON - Easy administration

    Easy administration

    Easy administration and full customization via powerful web interface as well as options for REST-based automated operation and event-driven alarm notification.

Specifications
Input
Input protocols IP-based input ❙ SMPTE 2022-1/2 (TS over IP)
❙ SMPTE 2022-6/7
❙ SMPTE 302M
❙ SMPTE 2110-20/30 (incl 2022-7)
❙ AMWA NMOS IS-04
❙ OTT protocol suite (HLS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, DASH, CMAF, HDS, RTMP, HbbTV, IceCast)
  SDI input ❙ SD-SDI (SMPTE ST 259)
❙ HD-SDI (SMPTE ST 292)
❙ 3G-SDI (SMPTE ST 424)
❙ Quad-Link 3G-SDI
  DVB input MPEG transport stream (ISO/IEC 13818-1, ITU-T Rec. H.222.0)
Video processing
Video decoding codecs ❙ MPEG-2
❙ H.264/AVC
❙ H.265/HEVC
❙ J2K
❙ TICO
  resolutions (horizontal pixel × vertical pixel) ❙ up to 1920 × 1080 for MPEG-2, H.264, J2K, TICO
❙ up to 3840 × 2160 for HEVC
  SD (progressive H.265),
frame size (rate),
horizontal pixel × vertical pixel (frames/s)
❙ 960 × 540 (60, 59.94, 50)
❙ 544 × 576 (25)
❙ 352 × 288 (25)
❙ 176 × 144 (25)
  HD (progressive DVB),
frame size (rate)
1920 × 1080 (60, 59.94, 50)
1280 × 720 (60, 59.94, 50),
960 × 720 (50)
  UHD/4k (progressive),
frame size (rate)
3840 × 2160 (60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25)
Video analyzing functions ❙ determination of video frames with no changes (video freeze)
❙ determination of video frames with low luminance level (video black)
❙ determination of lost video signal
❙ determination of content mismatch
Audio processing
Audio decoding codecs ❙ MPEG-1/2 audio layer II
❙ AAC
❙ HE-AAC
❙ ATSC A/52 (AC-3)
❙ VORBIS
❙ Dolby Digital®2)
❙ Dolby Digital Plus®
❙ Dolby E®
Audio analyzing functions ❙ determination of audio samples with low audio level (audio silence)
❙ determination of audio samples with high audio level (audio overload)
❙ determination of audio samples with constant audio level (audio constant)
❙ determination of lost audio signal
❙ loudness monitoring
Service monitoring and analysis
Data decoding and analysis functions ❙ teletext decoding
❙ subtitle decoding
❙ determination of lost data signal
❙ closed aption decoding
❙ parental rating
❙ running state
❙ SCTE 35
❙ HDR monitoring
Video image quality monitoring functions ❙ referenced based picture quality monitoring methods (max. resolution: 4K/UHD)
❙ side by side visualization
❙ A/V delay measurement
Video content monitoring functions ❙ video content compare (max. resolution: HD)
❙ video freeze (max. resolution: UHD/4k)
❙ video freeze with whitelisting (max. resolution: HD)
❙ video black (max. resolution: UHD/4k)
OTT source monitoring functions ❙ multiprotocol download
❙ multiprotocol upload sniffing
❙ multiprotocol VoD download
❙ digital program insertion (SCTE 35)
DVB source monitoring function T2-MI decode for TS over IP/TS ASI
Transport layer monitoring functions ❙ TR 101290 V1.2.1 – first/second/third priority
❙ digital program insertion (SCTE 35)
Incident recording function event-triggered recording of sliding windowaudio/video segments for TS/OTT to hard disk
Multiviewer video wall
Layout   ❙ tile presets: video, teletext, audio, quality, waveform, status
❙ user customizable tile pre-sets
❙ each tile freely positionable
❙ selectable pre-defined sizes per service tile
Video visualization aspect ratio handling ❙ Automatic scaling to correct aspect ratio
❙ Support of dynamic aspect ratio changes
Audio visualization functions ❙ audio meter scale
❙ peak indicator
❙ RMS indicator
Meta data visualization functions ❙ display of meta data per tile
❙ dynamic system and description tiles
HDMI/DVI output1) frame size (rate),
horizontal pixel × vertical pixel (frames/s)
❙ 1x 1920 x 1080 (60,50) (HDMI or DVI)
❙ 2x 1920 x 1080 (60,50) (HDMI and DVI in parallel)
❙ 1x 3840 x 2160 (30, 25) (HDMI only)
Streaming output protocols ❙ SMPTE 2022-2
❙ SMPTE 2022-6 (1080p25 YCbCr-4:2:2 10 bit)
❙ SMPTE 2110-20 (1080p25 YCbCr-4:2:2 10 bit, PTP sampled)
  codecs ❙ MPEG-2
❙ H.264/AVC
  frame size (rate),
horizontal pixel × vertical pixel (frames/s)
❙ MPEG-2: 720 × 576 (25)
❙ H.264/AVC: 720 × 576 (25), 1920 × 1080 (25)
1) The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
2) Dolby®, Dolby Digital®, Dolby Digital Plus® and Dolby E® are registered trademarks of Dolby® Laboratories.

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