Harmonic updates ACE compression engine

Video technology provider Harmonic has launched the next generation of its Agile Compression Engine (ACE) product.

The new version of ACE along with the ProStream 1000 is capable of transcoding up to 20 HD streams and 80 adaptive streaming profiles in a single 1RU appliance, according to Harmonic. The ProStream 1000 with ACE is integrated with Harmonic’s ProMedia file transcoders, adaptive bit rate packager and origin server, and MediaGrid active storage system.

“With the proliferation of new premium multiscreen video services, and increasing marketplace demand for high-quality video on high-resolution mobile devices, tablets, and connected televisions, this advancement of ACE is the right product at the right time,” said Orit Kahana, product line manager, stream processing, at Harmonic.