Harmonic unveils cloud-native containerised CableOS

Technology company Harmonic’s CableOS virtualised cable access software is now available as a cloud-native containerised and Kubernetes-orchestrated solution, a move designed to enable new levels of scalability, reliability and efficiency for operators, according to the company. Containerisation is a way of virtualising services without launching a dedicated virtual machine for each application. Kubernetes is an […]

Harmonic appoints Autodesk exec to the board

Harmonic has appointed the vice president of financial planning and analysis at 3D design, engineering and entertainment software company, Autodesk, to its board. Deborah Clifford expands the company’s board of directors and was welcomed by Harmonic CEO Patrick Harshman, who said: “Her strong finance and operational leadership experience will be an asset to Harmonic as we continue […]

Harmonic-supported NASA UHD in HDR now on Roku TV

A new UHD service featuring NASA UHD content, remotely produced by Harmonic in cooperation with NASA, is now available in high dynamic range (HDR) on the Roku platform. Roku users with a 4K-capable streaming player or Roku TV can download the channel from the Roku channel store. The new UHD HDR channel is delivered over […]

Espial teams up with Harmonic for IP and OTT services

TV software specialist Espial has teamed up with technology provider Harmonic to integrate Harmonic’s VOS 360 media processing SaaS with Espial’s Elevate SaaS video platform. The pair said that their joint offering would give service providers the ability to launch new IP and OTT services quickly, risk-free, and with minimal investment. The integrated offering is […]

Harmonic secures virtualised cable access patent

Technology outfit Harmonic has secured what it describes as a key patent for its CableOS virtualised cable access technology. Harmonic has been awarded Patent Number 10,020,962 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the Virtual Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) Core. The patent describes virtualisation of the traditionally hardware-based CCAP technology that is key […]

TF1 taps Harmonic for Ultra HD

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has tapped video technology outfit Harmonic to deploy an Ultra HD contribution and distribution solution to broadcast live sports events, including the world’s largest football tournament and a premier motor racing championship. TF1 will use Harmonic’s platform to deliver live UHD coverage of premium sports competitions directly to French service providers. […]

M7 taps Harmonic for World Cup in UHD TV

Pay TV operator M7 Group has chosen technology outfit Harmonic to provide an Ultra HD video processing solution for live video distribution of the FIFA World Cup from Russia. The tournament matches are being delivered live in native UHD to all of M7 Group’s Canal Digitaal subscribers in The Netherlands via a dedicated channel called […]

Harmonic reveals new OTT customer and UHD-HDR SaaS system

New US-based OTT TV outfit Vidgo has tapped technology provider Harmonic for a new OTT service deployment. Vidgo is a new entrant in the growing US OTT market that is planning to offer a skinny bundle line-up targeted at younger viewers and those that have decided to cut their pay TV services. “They have identified […]

Harmonic names former Roku chief to board

Video technology provider Harmonic has named former Roku president David Krall to its board. Krall is currently a strategic adviser to Roku, having previously served as president chief operating officer of the streaming technology outfit. He also serves on the boards of Progress Software, Universal Audio and Audinate. Earlier in his career, Krall was president […]

Yes partners with Harmonic on UHD HDR channel

Israeli DTH provider Yes has partnered with Harmonic to launch a live ultra high definition (UHD), high dynamic range (HDR) channel. Yes has selected Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to more than one million subscribers. “Our goal was to become the first broadcaster in the region to deliver […]