Observer Manual 7.1


INTRODUCTION

1.1 Purpose

Welcome to the Volicon Observer User Guide. This document will provide the details and instructions necessary to guide you through the configuration and operation of the Volicon Observer platform. It addresses specific Observer functions, including the applied use of media clips; proving FCC compliance advertisement verification, and general media stream management.

1.2 Definitions and acronyms

The following table defines terms and acronyms used in this document:

Services

A/V program content with the associated metadata

ARL

As Run Logs use customer extracted program schedules

CC

Closed Captioning

CS

Central Server

MH

Media-Hub server also referred to as the Observer Transport Stream (TS) server

PLR

Program Loudness Report - loudness values recorded over time

Encoder

Observer module that receives and processes media signals

Listener

Business logic service module

Vchip

Allows the blocking of programs based on their ratings category

PSIP

Program/System Information Protocol - TS program schedule for ATSC DTV

XDS

Extended Data Services – metadata on NTSC signal

PAT

Program Association Table

PMT

Program Map Tables – one per program

WM

Windows Media protocol

Document Name:

User Manual 7.1

Part Number

RN-7.1.B3-121613

Related Software Versions

7.1.39589