SSIMWAVE to Compare Video Quality of Broadcast and OTT Streams for Sunday's Big Game
Emmy Award-winning technology to measure fan viewing experiences in-game, at half-time, and during ads
SSIMWAVE will use its patented technology to measure every second and every frame of
SSIMWAVE's SSIMPLUS® is the most accurate perceptual video quality metric, with >90% correlation with how human viewers would rate the quality of what's on the screen. This tech enables streaming providers to deliver optimal viewing experiences at the lowest possible cost. On Sunday SSIMWAVE will generate a 0-100 "report card" for each service that highlights:
- Fan viewing experience scores for the entire broadcast of the game;
- Maximum and minimum per-second viewer experience scores that show the variability of the video quality throughout the game;
- Measurement of latency, or delay from live to the action on the screen; and
- Video quality of the halftime show and ads.
SSIMWAVE also will highlight and illustrate via screen captures key video issues that frustrate fans, including technical impairments such as interlacing, macroblocking, banding, etc. SSIMWAVE will measure content at multiple geographic locations on
"While the same game production is used by most providers, what viewers see can vary widely because of the resources that each provider dedicates to video delivery," said Dr.
In the nine months since it launched live sports video benchmarking, SSIMWAVE has measured more than 200 events on more than 15 streaming services across eight sports: Major
SSIMWAVE is in the business of maximizing in-home and on-the-go viewing experiences. It has improved the viewer experience of more than 150 million subscribers over billions of viewing hours to date. The world's top streaming media companies work with SSIMWAVE, including
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Paul Schneider, PSPR, Inc. for SSIMWAVE, +1.215.817.4384, firstname.lastname@example.org