Why use Quality Control as a Service?

Instant start with easy to use cloud based service, start QC test in minutes using web UI or API

Easily check your media for compliance with pre-configured templates for industry standards like UK DPP, ARD ZDF, Netflix, iTunes and many more

Quickly identify audio-video synchronization issues with unique capabilities of MulticoreWare Lip-Sync

Increase your content ROI and lower the costs related to rejection and correction of media files

Cut the time of delivering content thanks to automated QC that is part of the ingest and transcoding process

Focus on delivering pristine content to your customers while we manage the infrastructure for you

Who is it for?

Broadcasters, content creators and distributors who need to meet industry requirements for media delivery. Ideal for quality checks for inbound content from creators or outbound content submissions for OTT services like Netflix or public broadcasters who require strict compliance for:

  • Format (codec, resolution, frame rate)
  • Bitrate and audio channels configuration
  • Video range, black levels, color gamut
  • Specific layout (bars + black + program)
  • Loudness levels (ATSC A/85, EBU R128)
  • Quality levels (blockiness, letterboxing)
  • Correct field order
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How it works

Telestream Cloud Quality Control automates process of quality analysis for file-based media. As more and more file-based workflows move to the cloud offering a file-based QC process in the cloud is natural consequence.

  • Create QC Project that uses one of the available templates
  • Submit media file to the project through the UI or API
  • Telestream Cloud will run the QC checks to test the file compliance against the selected template
  • Preview video and detailed report (downloadable as PDF) with results for all checks is generated
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Automatic audio-video synchronization detection

MulticoreWare Lip-Sync uses deep learning and AI technology to analyze video and audio to mark your media files as in-sync or out-of-sync. Human faces in the media files are found and matched to human speech, allowing LipSync to detect errors that are not identified by current automated video quality control systems.

Watch the example video showing LipSync analyze media file where the audio is ahead of video.

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Standard pricing for Quality Control checks

Pilot



$99/mo


330 minutes
of SD/HD content

$0.30
for each additional minute


Prod



$450/mo


3,000 minutes
of SD/HD content

$0.15
for each additional minute


Enterprise






For large volume custom plans that exceed standard subscriptions,
contact our sales team.






All plans include email support with 1 day response time.

Platinum Support Pricing – Greater of $100 or 22% of monthly total (subscription and overages)

How are minutes calculated?

We’re applying multipliers based on computing resources required to perform QC checks. In cases where a number of multipliers are applicable they will be applied. Minimum duration for billing for QC service is 5 minutes of SD or HD content. Multipliers apply - e.g. for 4K/UHD or with PSE check included content minimum duration is 10 minutes. Unused minutes included in subscription are not carried over to the next billing period.

Type

Multiplier

Example

Standard template with 4K/UHD source file 2x Running QC on 10 minutes of 4K/UHD source file counts as 20 minutes
Standard template with PSE check 2x Running QC with PSE check on 10 minutes of source file counts as 20 minutes
Standard template with PSE check from UHD/4K source 4x Running QC with PSE check on 10 minutes of 4K/UHD source file counts as 40 minutes
LipSync audio/video synchronization test 2x Running LipSync check on 10 minutes of source file counts as 20 minutes