Harmonic launches new IRD

Video technology provider Harmonic has launched a new integrated receiver decoder platform ahead of next week’s NAB show. The ProView 7100 provides transcoding, transport stream descrambling, and MPEG stream processing in a single rack unit. The unit’s SD and HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC video decoders and transcoders are designed to enable a range of […]

Harmonic targets channel-in-a-box market with ChannelPort

Video technology company Harmonic has launched ChannelPort, described by the company as a replacement for first-generation channel-in-a-box products. ChannelPort is an integrated channel playout device for Harmonic’s Spectrum media server system that combines channel branding and master control switching with clip playout. Lawrence Kaplan, office of the CEO and co-founder of Omneon, which Harmonic acquired […]

Netstream using Harmonic for IPTV headend

Swiss IPTV wholesaler Netstream is using Harmonic’s encoding and transcoding products for its IPTV headend platform. Harmonic’s Swiss distributor Adrenio installed Harmonic’s Electra 8000 universal SD/HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC encoders, ProStream 1000 stream processors with ACE transcoders, and the NMX digital service manager. Netstream provides IPTV services on a wholesale basis to Swiss telcos. […]

Harmonic launches Omneon Spectrum MediaCenter SSD

Technology provider Harmonic has launched Omneon Spectrum MediaCenter SSD, adding solid-state drive (SSD) technology to the company’s midrange multichannel media server. According to Harmonic, MediaCenter SSD is the first modular server system to offer a choice of SSD or hard-disk drive storage. The system is designed for broadcasters and remote playout facilities requiring from four […]

Harmonic passes two million QAMs

Technology provider Harmonic has passed the milestone of shipping over two million edgeQAMs to cable service provider worldwide, doubling the figure of one million it announced in August last year. Harmonic’s edgeQAM technology now delivers services for an estimated 70 million cable subscribers worldwide, including video-on-demand, broadcast, switched digital video, modular cable modem termination system […]

Harmonic launches Outdoor Hub

Technology vendor Harmonic has launched Outdoor Hub platform at the SCTE Cable-Tech Expo in Atlanta, which it says enables cable operators to extend their existing HFC network without the expense and time delay associated with building facilities to house new hub functions. Employing an optical node housing, the Outdoor Hub acts as an optical distribution […]

KIT digital partners with Harmonic for multiscreen video solutions

KIT digital and Harmonic have announced a partnership to offer an expanded multiscreen video architecture solution. The digital TV technology vendors will develop an end-to-end video solution using KIT Cosmos, KIT digital’s video asset management platform, and Harmonic’s multi-codec, multi-format video processing and storage technology.
 They will also offer customers a unified video infrastructure designed […]

IBC 2011 Q&A: Tom Lattie, vice-president product management, Harmonic

Tom Lattie, vice-president product management at Harmonic, spoke to DTVE to discuss the company’s plans for the show. What has been the most significant development in pay TV technology since last year’s IBC? The acceleration of multiscreen services. Not only the proliferation of connected devices and maturity of multiscreen ecosystems, but also the aggressive deployment […]

Harmonic delivers ProMedia Carbon to Dutch broadcaster

Harmonic has announced that its ProMedia Carbon file-based transcoding software has been deployed by Omroep Flevoland (OF), an independent broadcaster in the Flevoland region of the Netherlands that provides sports, entertainment and news broadcasting to the region’s 380,000 residents. ProMedia Carbon is being used by OF to streamline the production workflow for the company’s multiscreen […]

Dubai Media chooses Omneon MediaGrid

Video technology company Harmonic has installed ints Omneon MediaGrid active storage system with UAE public broadcaster and satellite provider Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI). The Omneon MediaGrid system, supplied by local dealer and integrator Tevido LLC, will not provide access to media and also allow DMI to take a significant step toward implementing fully file-based workflows, […]

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