Meaning that when a test fails the source of the error is not easily identified; this forces the developer to debug (when this possibility is available) to find the reason of the test failure
IPTV applications are often large and take a lot of time to cover with testing. In addition it is easy to break something elsewhere while fixing issues.
Middleware devices often lack resources such as memory, thus discovering memory leaks is essential for best performance.
Manual testing is time-consuming and not 100% accurate whereas various video (OCR) based tools require setup, training and are oftentimes very sensitive to UI changes.
Simote is easy test automation of infrared devices & applications that enables regression, performance and stability testing of TV applications, platforms and hardware.
Simote is able to record infrared based usage scenarios and playback them on N devices (simulating an end user). During playbacks Simote captures defined technical regression, performance and stability related key performance indicators.
Anything else through scriptable API