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Harmonic Powers New Broadcast Center for SKY Brasil, Delivering the Best Video Experience to Subscribers Posted: 23/08/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that DTH satellite operator SKY Brasil has deployed a Harmonic software-based video processing solution to deliver linear HD and SD channels in its new broadcast center. Through world-class video encoding technology, Harmonic's Electra(TM) X2 solution delivers crystal-clear video quality to SKY Brasil subscribers at the lowest possible bitrates.
Tags: Harmonic | broadcast center | SKY Brasil | video experience | software | Electra X2 solution | quality | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Indias Leading Digital Cable Operator Boosts Channel Count and OTT Services With Harmonic Posted: 19/07/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that GTPL, India's leading digital cable TV distribution company, which reaches an estimate of more than 8 million households in more than 189 cities, has deployed a next-generation software-based unified video headend system from Harmonic. At the heart of the solution is Harmonic's Electra(TM) X2 advanced media processor that supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC encoding for both traditional cable television and live OTT multiscreen services, saving GTPL significant space and power consumption.
Tags: Harmonic | India | Digital Cable Operator | OTT | CATV | GTPL | MPEG-2 | MPEG-4 | Electra X2 | Tony Berthaud
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Almatel Kazakhstan Launches New HEVC DTH Service with Harmonic Posted: 13/06/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that the largest cable operator in Kazakhstan, Almatel Kazakhstan, operating under the brand name Alma TV, has augmented its cable television service with the launch of a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television platform using the latest generation HEVC video compression solution from Harmonic. Harmonic's Electra(TM) X advanced media processing platform allows Alma TV to deliver high-quality SD, HD and UHD channels across Kazakhstan with increased bandwidth efficiency by leveraging the HEVC video codec. Using the software-based Electra X system, Alma TV will be able to easily adopt new formats and codecs in the future, including 4K/UHD.
Tags: Harmonic | Almatel Kazakhstan | Pay-TV Operator | channel | HEVC | service | Electra X | Alma TV
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Harmonic Powers Japans First Live, Full-Frame 4K Ultra HD Channel for EHIME CATV Posted: 31/07/2015
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Japanese cable TV operator EHIME CATV has deployed Harmonic's Electra(TM) X3 advanced media processor to support a trial of the country's first live, full-frame 4K Ultra HD (UHD) channel. Utilizing the highly flexible and scalable Electra X3 media processor to encode UHD content using the HEVC Main 10 codec, EHIME CATV can deliver real-time 2160p60 video to subscribers' set-top boxes (STBs) at low bit rates, while maintaining video quality targets. The Electra X3 media processor's advanced compression technology provides EHIME CATV with superior video quality while offering low total cost of ownership (TCO), transforming the live entertainment experience for EHIME CATV viewers.
Tags: Harmonic Inc. | Electra X Advanced Media Processor | EHIME CATV
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Harmonic Extends Playout Control Capabilities of VOS Virtualized Media Processing Platform Posted: 13/04/2015

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced the Harmonic Virtual Media API (VMA), an open application control interface for broadcast automation control of its VOS(TM) virtualized media processing platform. The VMA, supported by the Electra XVM virtualized media processor and the Electra X family of advanced media processors, has been adopted by service providers and broadcast automation vendors, including Pebble Beach Systems, Dayang Technology Development Inc. and VJU. This VOS platform ecosystem creates a fully integrated, cloud-based playout, graphics and encoding solution that can be used by video content and service providers to create and deliver live linear channels to any device faster, with a lower TCO and amazing video quality.

Tags: Harmonic | VOS | Virtualized Media Processing Platform | Electra XVM | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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Harmonic CCBN 2015 EXHIBITOR PREVIEW - Booth 2201 Posted: 03/03/2015
At CCBN 2015, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing superior video quality on every screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | CCBN | Electra X | NSG Exo | CCAP
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CABSAT 2015 Exhibitor Preview from Harmonic Posted: 19/02/2015
At CABSAT 2015, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing superior video quality on every screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | CABSAT | Electra X | Spectrum MediaDeck with Polaris | Ellipse 3200 | ProView 8100 | CABSAT 2015 | CABSAT 2015
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Harmonic Transforms Video Delivery Bringing Ultra HD and Intelligent Function Integration to New Electra(TM) X Advanced Media Processor Family Posted: 03/02/2015

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today launched the latest generation of its market-leading Electra(TM) product line, the Electra X family of advanced media processors for broadcast and multiscreen content delivery. As the world's first encoder family to support graphics, branding, and playout functionalities, as well as industry-leading video quality and full-frame Ultra HD (UHD) live encoding, Electra X revolutionizes video delivery. 

Tags: Harmonic | PURE Compression Engine | Electra X
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Harmonic ANGA COM 2014 EXHIBITOR PREVIEW - Hall 10.1, Stand S10 Posted: 08/05/2014
At ANGA COM 2014, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions designed to bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to service providers and operators in the broadband, cable, and satellite industries. Relying on Harmonic's integrated solutions, service providers and operators can optimize broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while ensuring superior video quality on any screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | CCAP | VOS | ANGA COM | Electra XVM | Ultra HD
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Harmonic Redefines Future of Video Production and Delivery With VOS Technology at the NAB Show Posted: 07/04/2014

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced Harmonic VOS, a powerful, extensible software platform and architecture designed to shape the future of video production and delivery. VOS will enable completely virtualized media processing from a single software platform, encompassing historically discreet functions from ingest to playout, graphics, branding, compression, packaging, and delivery for broadcast and multiscreen applications. Harmonic will offer the first public demonstrations of VOS at booth SU1210 during the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10.

Tags: Harmonic | VOS | Electra XVM | NAB | NAB 2014 | NAB 2014
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