News
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
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Expands Cloud Capabilities With Advanced Media Management and Scheduling Technologies Posted: 19/06/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that it has added advanced media management and scheduling capabilities to its VOS¢ Cloud platform, further accelerating the time to market for new broadcast and OTT services. Broadcasters and service providers now have the power to seamlessly create schedules and manage assets in real time via Harmonic's VOS Cloud solution thanks to the acquisition of software technology from Chyro, the experts in cloud-based traffic systems. The VOS Cloud solution with these next-generation scheduling capabilities has already been successfully deployed by a major U.S. broadcaster for increased OTT delivery efficiency.
Tags: Harmonic | Cloud | media management | schedule technologies | Chyro | broadcast | operations | seamless | VOS Cloud platform
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
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
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic and EVS Ink OEM Agreement, Setting New Standard for High-Performance Nearline Storage Posted: 09/06/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, and EVS, the leading provider of live video systems, today announced a new OEM partnership that simplifies storage deployments in professional media environments. EVS has adopted the Harmonic MediaGrid system as its new high-performance nearline storage solution, marketing it under the XStore brand. The new XStore storage solution increases flexibility and scalability for studios, broadcast centers and major broadcasting facilities via its "Grow-as-you-Go" architecture.
Tags: Harmonic | EVS | OEM agreement | standard | high performance | EVS XStore Platform | MediaGrid system
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
ANGA COM 2017: As Industry Transformation Continues, Harmonic Software Innovations Bring New Efficiencies to Media Processing and Networking Posted: 23/05/2017
Cable operators today are challenged to keep pace with a variety of industry disruptors, such as the rise of multiscreen viewing, and growing consumer demand for higher-resolution channels and faster networks. Harmonic's software-based solutions, highlighted at ANGA COM 2017, address these transformations, enabling operators to migrate to high-speed gigabit networks to accommodate the launch of competitive triple-play offerings, and deliver pristine video quality on every screen, up to UHD-HDR, at the lowest possible bitrates. 
Tags: ANGA COM 2017 | Harmonic | media processing | networking | industry | competitive | UHD | CableOS | VOS Cloud Media
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Solutions at BroadcastAsia2017 Drive Monetization for Traditional Video and OTT Service Providers Posted: 18/05/2017
The Asia-Pacific broadcast and pay-TV markets are booming. OTT TV and video revenues for the region are expected to increase to $18.4 billion by 2021, according to Digital TV Research. Moreover, SNL Kagan found recently that most of the world's UHD services are located in Asia, a trend that is expected to continue through 2020.
Tags: Harmonic Solutions | BroadcastAsia2017 | video | OTT | provider | UHD | OTT< IP Workflow | Cloud-Native Technologies | BroadcastAsia
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Brings Market-Leading Playout Capabilities to VOS(TM) Cloud and VOS 360 Solutions Posted: 26/04/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, announced today that it is bringing the powerful broadcast playout capabilities from its market-leading Spectrum(TM) media server to Harmonic's VOS(TM) Cloud media processing platform and VOS 360 cloud media processing software as a service (SaaS) solution. The new functionality in both VOS offerings includes support for graphics, branding, and digital video effects (DVE) for both file-based and live workflows. Leading innovation in the cloud media processing market, Harmonic is helping drive the transition to software-based and cloud workflows, allowing video content and service providers to launch broadcast and OTT offerings faster, increase their operational efficiencies and reduce OPEX and CAPEX.
Tags: Harmonic | market | playout | VOS Cloud | VOS 360 | solutions | leader | software | OPEX | CAPEX | video content | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
PCCW Global Delivers Immersive 360-Degree, VR Sports Experience With Harmonic Posted: 26/04/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that its Electra(TM) VS video system was used by PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, to deliver immersive, 360-degree virtual reality (VR) experiences live during the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament April 7-9. Ideal Systems, Asia's largest, industry-leading broadcast systems integrator, assisted with the provision of 360-degree VR multicamera live sports production. As part of a fully integrated VR workflow that included Nokia OZO cameras, the Electra VS compression platform enabled PCCW Global to distribute UHD VR content to consumers on a variety of devices, including PCs, smartphones and Samsung Gear VR head-mounted devices (HMDs).
Tags: Harmonic | PCCW | Global | virtual reality | Nokia | Ideal Systems | headsets | UHD | live content | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Pushes OTT QoE to New Heights at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 26/04/2017
At the 2017 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will demonstrate several groundbreaking solutions for OTT delivery, enabling broadcasters and service providers to drive growth in over-the-top video consumption with improved quality of experience (QoE) for their customers. Through innovations in OTT bandwidth optimization, latency and packaging technologies, Harmonic is leading the industry in helping operators deliver pristine SD, HD and Ultra HD video at low bit rates for a variety of services, including live streaming, VOD and time-shift TV.
Tags: Harmonic | OTT | QoE | 2017 NAB Show | latency | delivery | SD | HD | Ultra HD | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic and Blue Man Group Team up to Offer Stunning Native UHD 360-Degree VR Experience at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 26/04/2017
At the 2017 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase cutting-edge innovations in 360-degree immersive virtual reality (VR) technology with a demonstration featuring prerecorded content of Blue Man Group from their stage at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In addition to the cutting-edge demo, Harmonic will host booth appearances by the highly acclaimed performance art company.
Tags: Harmonic | Blue Man Group Team | UHD | 360-Degree | VR Experience | 2017 NAB Show | virtual reality | Blue Man Productions | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Demonstrates Cutting-Edge End-to-End Playout and Distribution Workflow on IT Infrastructure at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 14/04/2017
At the 2017 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will host and participate in a unique Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) interoperability demo at the company's booth, SU1210, with other technology innovators, including Arista, Embrionix, LAWO, Tektronix and Vizrt. Harmonic and its partners will demonstrate unique uncompressed IP interoperability for a complete playout chain. The workflow will feature live source inputs, complex graphics workflow, network time sync, low-latency monitoring, playout with full CIAB workflow and automation control with traffic integration, and broadcast encoding delivering emission-ready transport streams for terrestrial, satellite, cable and OTT delivery.
Tags: Harmonic | end to end | playout | distribution | IT Infrastructure | 2017 NAB Show | AIMS | Partners | Arista | Embrionix | LAWO | Tektronix | Vizrt | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Experts to Present on Emerging Technologies During 2017 NAB Show Posted: 11/04/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that its team of expert executives and thought leaders will take the stage to present on a host of hot topics at the 2017 NAB Show Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC). With a long-standing history as an innovation leader, Harmonic has its finger on the pulse of emerging technologies impacting the media industry and is committed to sharing that knowledge with attendees of the 2017 NAB Show.
Tags: Harmonic | Present | Technologies | 2017 NAB Show | Session | topic | tradeshow | IP | streaming | next generations | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Powers Globosats Groundbreaking IP Broadcast Workflow Posted: 11/04/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Globosat, Latin America's largest content and program creator, is using Harmonic's Spectrum(TM) X advanced media server system and Harmonic MediaGrid shared storage system to establish a groundbreaking hybrid IP infrastructure. Pioneered for broadcast of a 24-hour Ultra HD channel during the Summer Games in Rio, Globosat expanded the use of Harmonic technology for playout and offline content management in the IP domain, maximizing the efficiency of its production operations for a variety of programming.
Tags: Harmonic | Powers | Globosat | Groundbreaking | IP Broadcast | workflow | leader | Spectrum X | Summer Games in Rio | partnership
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Harmonic Showcases Vision-Driven OTT and Cloud Innovation at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 06/04/2017
At the 2017 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase its vision for the future of media processing. Harmonic's software-based solutions support today's and tomorrow's video workflows, empowering operators to navigate the complex nuances of ever-changing media environments. A key highlight will be Harmonic's OTT and cloud-based solutions which enable operators to launch broadcast, live and on-demand OTT video quickly with amazing video quality at low cost, while improving operational orchestration, elasticity and agility.
Tags: Harmonic | OTT | Cloud Innovation | 2017 NAB Show | Delivery | video | agility | ATSC 3.0 | environments | media | support | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Nilesat Speeds Up Broadcast Playout Operations With Harmonic Posted: 20/03/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Nilesat, a leading satellite operator and broadcast service center in the Middle East and North Africa, with hundreds of television channels throughout the region, has deployed a multichannel automated playout system from Harmonic. Harmonic's integrated media server, storage, transcoding and playout automation solution speeds up the operator's extensive workflow, providing increased reliability, storage capacity and scalability at a low total cost of ownership.
Tags: Nilesat | Harmonic | robust | workflow | multichannel | Playout system | broadcast | cable | satellite | partnership | operator | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>