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United States : Harmonic Makes Future of Video a Reality With Cutting-Edge Broadcast and Multiscreen Solutions at IBC2014

August 14, 2014

At IBC2014 stand 1.B20 Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will demonstrate a variety of technologies and solutions set to transform video production and delivery in the broadcast, cable, telco, satellite and multiscreen environments. From virtualized video infrastructures to Ultra HD encoding and delivery, Harmonic s market-leading solutions enable operators to deploy lower-cost, flexible video architectures with pristine video quality to maximize the value of their existing bandwidth and drive new revenue-generating services.

All of the technologies and solutions we ll be highlighting at IBC2014 are designed to bring simplicity, flexibility, scalability, and efficiency to broadcasters, which is becoming increasingly important as video production and delivery get more and more complex, said Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer at Harmonic. At the show Harmonic will demonstrate its latest innovations, including new software-defined, virtualizable video delivery that unifies all media processing functions on a single platform. Attendees can stop by the booth to see how the Harmonic VOS software-based architecture and Electra XVM virtualized media processor bring unprecedented efficiencies to broadcasters through intelligent function integration and the ability to leverage an IT-centric infrastructure. By partnering with Harmonic, the world s leading video infrastructure provider, broadcasters and pay-TV operators can provide the most compelling television experience, including Ultra HDTV, at the lowest TCO, supported by the industry s best service and support.

Featured demonstrations at Harmonic s booth will include: A virtualized video infrastructure featuring the new Harmonic VOS architecture. The powerful, extensible platform enables virtualized media processing, such as Harmonic s new Electra XVM integrated software package, the industry s first software-based, fully converged, broadcast-ready media processing platform. Integrating real-time encoding, high-quality branding and graphics, and transport stream playout for broadcast and multiscreen services, Electra XVM offers users unparalleled function integration, increased operational flexibility and unlimited scalability. Contribution and distribution solutions including the expanded EllipseŽ 3000 family of contribution encoders, which now features the industry s first DSNG encoder to support the new DVB Carrier ID (DVB-CID) standard for reducing interference between satellite signals, and the new DVB-S2X specification for improving performance of DVB-S2 satellite digital broadcasting. A unique range of Ultra HD demonstrations, including a real-time Ultra HD encoding and streaming workflow demonstration, powered by Harmonic s HEVC-ready VOS platform.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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