Collection Server

July 24, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION: Repository of Set-Top Box data.

NOTE – Transmission of census level linear channel data, keystream, interactive data, and explicit viewer interest data with minimal Latency over the minimal bandwidth available in the digital cable out-of-band return path requires coordination (i.e., scheduling, compression/decompression, multi-tier fault tolerance, etc.) between collection engines on Set-Top Boxes  and a one or more collection servers in the cable headend. (Source: FourthWall Media)