Bridge Tech Launches OTT Monitoring Tool With MPEG-DASH
OSLO -- Bridge Technologies has launched a new version of its OTT Engine featuring the industry’s first implementation of full MPEG-DASH monitoring. The new OTT Engine makes MPEG-DASH support a core part of of the user’s OTT monitoring capability, is compatible with all Bridge Technologies 1G and 10G probes, and is embedded within the iOS and Android PocketProbe mobile monitoring apps.
Offering important advantages over existing standards for mobile content service delivery, MPEG-DASH is designed to supersede them and to become the dominant format. To ensure the widest possible compatibility with future, current and legacy OTT operations, Bridge Technologies’ new OTT Engine extends its HLS, Smoothstream and MPEG-DASH capability by adding support for RTMP and subtitle tracks.
By using Bridge Technologies’ full range of clear graphical data analysis display technologies, the OTT Engine provides an instantly-familiar set of tools for engineering staff, with the ability to run OTT monitoring side by side with IPTV monitoring operations in the same hardware and software environment. High density displays of large numbers of OTT streams can be achieved through the MicroTimeline display without overwhelming monitoring staff with a mass of difficult-to-read monitoring data.