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Bridging the Gap between Traditional and OTT Services

Read how Cobalt MPEG Encoders can be used for both traditional and Over The Top (OTT) live video services, providing the proper output formats for both workflows while saving in capital expenditures.


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Cobalt SCTE 104 Insertion and Processing Options

Cobalt Digital offers two new SCTE 104 digital program insertion and processing options for Cobalt openGear® cards and BBG-1000 Series stand-alone processors. The download here fully describes the Cobalt SCTE104 options available.

+SCTE104 and SCTE104-FAST are available for the following cards and associated stand-alone units:

• 9902-UDX, 9903-UDX, 9922-FS, 9922-2FS, 9932-EMDE, 9950-EMDE-ANC cards for openGear®

• BBG-1000 Series standalone models — BBG-1002-UDX, BBG-1003...


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Cobalt Digital +TTS – An Integrated Solution For 21CVAA Text-to-Speech Generation and Audio insertion

The Cobalt Digital +TTS option is a complete 21CVAA text-to-speech solution comprising an Integrated, self-contained single-device system with no added dedicated units or baseband audio patches. Its sophisticated text-to-speech synthesis provides realistic male or female-versed voice conversion within a single unit and without any baseband intermediate breakouts or patches between the audio module and the host device.



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Multiviewer Layouts Using the 9970-QS Cascade Mode

See more about using a cascaded chain of 9970-QS Series 3G/HD/SD-SDI/CVBS Quint-Split (5) Multi-Image Display Processor with Advanced On-Screen Graphics models to set up multiviewers of up to 64:1 muxing.


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Unified Color Correction for On-Set Monitor Wall

Using the OGCP-9000/CC Color-Correction Remote Control Panel and color corrector cards from Cobalt provides a unified, consistent color balance across multi-display virtual backdrops, perfectly tailored for the colorimetry characteristics of the camera(s) being used.


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How CALM Affects You

Essentials about CALM loundess compliance, including loudness target, dialnorm, "Safe Harbor", and loudness records requirements.


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SpotCheck: High Confidence Loudness and Signal Monitoring

The Situation:

The age of loudness compliance is upon us, with governments around the world adopting variations of ITU-R BS.1770-3 standard for all terrestrial broadcast, cable television, direct-broadcast satellite and IPTV programs. What this means for the broadcast/content provider is that loudness compliance now has the force of law behind it, making accurate logging of all disseminated...


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