Cyborg | QC Quality Control
Want to ensure the best video quality?
Here's a few tips
|Cyborg QC||Cyborg Quick-Tip||Cyborg Note|
|Closed Captions||Is the very first caption text Paint On?||The First caption to appear on screen for every spot should always be set to Paint-On (Not Pop-Up)|
|Does your HD video file have 708 Captions?||HD video should have BOTH 608 and 708 captioning|
|Leader-Slate||Does your spot have a Slate?||Every Advertisement must have a Slate preceding the creative|
|Does the ISCI code end with an H (HD Spots)?||The ISCI code for all HD Advertisements MUST end with the character "H"|
|Title-Safety||Is your HD spot CCP (Center-Cut Protected)?||Many broadcasters require HD video to be Center-Cut Protected|
|Is your SD spot Title Safe?||Ensure that graphics, logos & titles are positioned within 90% of video frame avoiding edge boundaries|
|Legal Disclaimers||Are your Legal Disclaimers legible?||Can you read legal disclaimer text on your video? Will it pass Clearance when delivered to the Broadcaster?|
|File Name||Does the File Name match the ISCI-Code?||The file name for each video MUST match the advertisements ISCI-Code|
|Frame Rate||Is your Video 29.97 Frames Per Second?||All advertisements delivered to Traditional Broadcasters MUST be in NTSC 29.97 Frames Per Second (FPS)|
|Audio Mix||Is the stereo mix stereoscopic (NOT Mono)?||Ensure all Stereo Mixes do not contain phase problems and are NOT Mono.|
Quality and Client Approval
Prior to distribution, we notify our customers to the overall quality or their video content. Any issues discovered during the QC of your video assets will be sent in an email notification. We will hold media assets from being delivered to the final destination to give our clients the chance to either approve or correct any issues.
There are some instances where the above criteria can be pre-approved to expedite the distribution.
Optional Production Services
Closed Caption & Subtitling
4C Insights Teletrax (Civolution)
Kantar Media BVS (Veil)
New Media Services
Formatting for Online Platforms