Nielsen PCM to ID3 Conversion

Encoding.com is certified to ingest source content with existing Nielsen's PCM watermarks and convert into ID3 tags within an HLS output using the Nielsen PCM-to-ID3 SDK. This workflow is available for the advanced_hls output format only.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<query>
    <userid><<id>></userid> <!-- required-->
    <userkey><<key>></userkey> <!-- required-->
    <action>[Action]</action> <!-- required-->
    <source>[SourceFile]</source> <!-- required-->
    <format>
        <output>[advanced_hls|fmp4_hls|ipod|iphone|ipad]</output> <!-- required-->
        <copy_nielsen_metadata>[yes|no]</copy_nielsen_metadata>
        <nielsen_breakout_code>[BreakOutCode]</nielsen_breakout_code>
        <nielsen_distributor_id>[DistributorID]</nielsen_distributor_id>
    </format>
</query>
{
    "query": {
        "userid": "<<id>>",
        "userkey": "<<key>>",
        "action": "[Action]",
        "source": "[SourceFile]",
        "format": {
            "output": "[OutputFormat]",
            "copy_nielsen_metadata": "[yes|no]",
            "nielsen_breakout_code": "[BreakOutCode]",
            "nielsen_distributor_id": "[DistributorID]",
            "insert_nielsen_watermarks": "[yes|no]",
            "nielsen_watermarks_type": "[WatermarkType]",
            "nielsen_sid": "[SID]",
            "nielsen_asset_id": "[AssetID]",
            "nielsen_asset_name": "[AssetName]",
            "nielsen_episode": "[NielsenEpisode]"
        }
    }
}

Parameter

Description

Allowed Values

Default Values

copy_nielsen_metadata

Copy Nielsen audio watermarks and Nielsen ID3 tags from source.

yes, no

no

nielsen_breakout_code

Specify the Nielsen breakout code.

00 — Live content with same TV ads. Original simulcast with same ad-load.
03 — Content with same TV ads for 3 days. Content with original ad-load for at least 3 days.
07 — Content with same TV ads for 7 days. Content with original ad-load for at least 7 days.
09 — Content without same TV ads. Content with original changed/added ad-load. FOR DIGITAL PROGRAM RATING ONLY.

None

nielsen_distributor_id

Specify the Nielsen distributor id.

Appropriate distributor ID

None