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Harmonic is redefining video delivery with solutions that address the trends driving the future of the industry, including the growing demand for high definition and on-demand video delivery to any device—TV, the PC and mobile devices. End-to-End Our comprehensive solutions encompass all segments of the video delivery chain: asset creation, ingest, distribution, delivery, navigation and service management. Harmonic solutions are today in use by video service providers around the world, across all markets: cable, satellite, telco, terrestrial and Internet. IP-Based HD and SD compression, stream processing and asset management solutions with native IP support allow operators to intelligently manage service flows across their networks while maximizing network bandwidth and operational efficiencies. Our stream processing platform offers unparalleled versatility, supporting a wide variety of functions including re-encoding, multiplexing, encryption, bulk scrambling/ descrambling, targeted advertisement insertion, forward error correction and SFN over IP. Harmonic is also actively working with its cable customers to deliver IPTV-over- cable solutions that leverage the versatility of IP with our universal edgeQAM integrated into a DOCSIS 3.0/M-CMTS environment to provide a more compelling user experience while also lowering cost and complexity.
Contribution/Distribution Solutions The industry’s best value for high-end Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and live sports broadcasting applications, the ViBE CP3000 (formerly Ellipse 3000) family of contribution encoders combines superior video quality, the highest level of function integration and ease of use in an economical, compact package. The innovative ViBE CP3000 product family includes the first DSNG encoder with an integrated broadcast satellite modulator that supports the DVB-S2X and DVB-CID standards, as well as broadcast-quality video contribution over the open Internet. ViBE CP3000 encoders support all SD and HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC codecs at 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 8- or 10-bit subsampling. Fully firmware upgradeable, the encoders offer a smooth and cost-effective migration path from MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 8-bit to AVC HD 4:2:2 10-bit compression schemes, making them among the most versatile contribution encoders available. 3G SDI input enables encoding of HD content at resolutions up to 1080p60. The ViBE® CP6000 contribution platform from Harmonic features superior video compression and is designed for maximum operational performance. Possessing encode and decode capabilities, the platform is suitable for a variety of applications, including contribution (backhaul) circuits from occasional venues, such as sports arenas; links between regional studios and a central playout facility; links from playout centers to regions and affiliates; and primary distribution to broadcast or over-the-top (OTT) headends. Built on a modular 1-RU chassis, the ViBE CP6000 offers four hot-swappable slots that can be used to host MPEG encoding and decoding processing boards, or a DVB-S/S2/S2X modulator board for DTH applications. The system’s compact design addresses applications in which space and power consumption are critical factors. By delivering pristine video quality, the ViBE CP6000 also improves the end-user viewing experience Highlights Modular 1-RU chassis with four hot-swappable slots Up to eight SD/HD channels, four 1080p channels or one UHD channel per chassis MPEG board configurable as encoder or decoder From MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 to MPEG-4 AVC 4:2:2 10-bit, enabled by license Multiplexer up to 400 Mbps
Satellite Driving Transponder Efficiency Supporting legacy STBs. Launching new VOD and adaptive bitrate streaming services. At Harmonic we help satellite pay-TV operators turn these challenges into business opportunities with the industry’s broadest portfolio of video infrastructure solutions. Our goal? To help you deliver superior video quality to all devices while optimizing bandwidth across multiple networks. Eight of the world’s 10 largest satellite operators rely on Harmonic. No wonder. Our award-winning MPEG-2 and AVC codec technologies deliver the highest quality SD and HD video at the lowest possible bitrates. A complete Harmonic DTH solution also simplifies the migration to emerging technologies such as live UHD, multiscreen ABR streaming and VOD, allowing your subscribers to experience their favorite shows anywhere, at any time, with stunning picture quality. Highlighted Applications Unifying the Headend No longer are separate workflows required to deliver content to first and second screens. Utilizing the software-based Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™, DTH operators can process and distribute SD, HD and UHD video for both broadcast and OTT multiscreen delivery with amazing efficiency. Our advanced codecs even work with existing STBs, assuring you get the very most from your infrastructure investment. Cloud VOS™ Cloud is a comprehensive software offering that operates on any hardware platform in your headend or data center, as well as over private or public clouds. By transforming traditional video preparation and delivery architectures into a hybrid cloud operation, this cloud-native media processing solution from Harmonic accelerates time to market for all of your broadcast and multiscreen services. Multiscreen Harmonic multiscreen video solutions give DTH operators the tools to stream high-quality live and VOD content to TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. Encoding and ABR delivery solutions that leverage our software-based VOS™ platform support the industry’s most popular internet and mobile formats, letting you deliver the compelling experience your viewers demand — on any device. Ad Insertion & Blackout Management At Harmonic, we help you monetize your content across all delivery platforms. Our turnkey solutions offer a complete framework for ad insertion at national and regional levels, and can be tailored to your workflow requirements. This same technology also facilitates cost- effective management of content-rights tasks, such as blackout management and program substitution.
Terrestrial Broadcast The World of Broadcast is Changing Rapidly From MPEG-2 to AVC to HEVC, new formats and delivery methods continue to evolve. To succeed, today’s broadcasters require the ability to deliver superior video for multiple services over constrained networks with bullet-proof reliability — whether supporting ATSC, DVB-T or ISDB-T.
PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS Contribution Encoding - broadcast-quality video output in a compact and cost-effective package   Active Storage - the first content storage system optimized for production and broadcast workflows   Broadcast Encoding - highest performance solutions for ultra-high quality video delivered at ultra-low bit- rates   Professional IRDs - powerful, cost-effective solutions for decoding, descrambling and digital turnaround OTT - Consumers increasingly want to watch video anywhere at any time. They also want a high-quality viewing experience with great sound and no buffering. From live streaming to video on demand, Harmonic helps programmers and service providers deliver that experience across any IP network. Stream and Video Processing - flexible, IP-based solutions for multiplexing, scrambling and other tasks   Management and Monitoring - comprehensive and user-friendly tools to optimize networks and services   Video Servers - the power and reliability needed to compete in highly-competitive on-demand markets   Transcoding and Splicing - enabling maximum efficiency and video quality Content Preparation - the industry’s most comprehensive suite of tools for converged multi-screen video delivery    
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© Graphic Image Technologies 2016
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Harmonic is redefining video delivery with solutions that address the trends driving the future of the industry, including the growing demand for high definition and on-demand video delivery to any device—TV, the PC and mobile devices. End-to-End Our comprehensive solutions encompass all segments of the video delivery chain: asset creation, ingest, distribution, delivery, navigation and service management. Harmonic solutions are today in use by video service providers around the world, across all markets: cable, satellite, telco, terrestrial and Internet. IP-Based HD and SD compression, stream processing and asset management solutions with native IP support allow operators to intelligently manage service flows across their networks while maximizing network bandwidth and operational efficiencies. Our stream processing platform offers unparalleled versatility, supporting a wide variety of functions including re-encoding, multiplexing, encryption, bulk scrambling/ descrambling, targeted advertisement insertion, forward error correction and SFN over IP. Harmonic is also actively working with its cable customers to deliver IPTV-over-cable solutions that leverage the versatility of IP with our universal edgeQAM integrated into a DOCSIS 3.0/M- CMTS environment to provide a more compelling user experience while also lowering cost and complexity.
Contribution/Distribution Solutions The industry’s best value for high-end Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and live sports broadcasting applications, the ViBE CP3000 (formerly Ellipse 3000) family of contribution encoders combines superior video quality, the highest level of function integration and ease of use in an economical, compact package. The innovative ViBE CP3000 product family includes the first DSNG encoder with an integrated broadcast satellite modulator that supports the DVB-S2X and DVB-CID standards, as well as broadcast-quality video contribution over the open Internet. ViBE CP3000 encoders support all SD and HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC codecs at 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 8- or 10-bit subsampling. Fully firmware upgradeable, the encoders offer a smooth and cost-effective migration path from MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 8-bit to AVC HD 4:2:2 10-bit compression schemes, making them among the most versatile contribution encoders available. 3G SDI input enables encoding of HD content at resolutions up to 1080p60. The ViBE® CP6000 contribution platform from Harmonic features superior video compression and is designed for maximum operational performance. Possessing encode and decode capabilities, the platform is suitable for a variety of applications, including contribution (backhaul) circuits from occasional venues, such as sports arenas; links between regional studios and a central playout facility; links from playout centers to regions and affiliates; and primary distribution to broadcast or over-the-top (OTT) headends. Built on a modular 1-RU chassis, the ViBE CP6000 offers four hot- swappable slots that can be used to host MPEG encoding and decoding processing boards, or a DVB-S/S2/S2X modulator board for DTH applications. The system’s compact design addresses applications in which space and power consumption are critical factors. By delivering pristine video quality, the ViBE CP6000 also improves the end-user viewing experience Highlights Modular 1-RU chassis with four hot-swappable slots Up to eight SD/HD channels, four 1080p channels or one UHD channel per chassis MPEG board configurable as encoder or decoder From MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 to MPEG-4 AVC 4:2:2 10-bit, enabled by license Multiplexer up to 400 Mbps
Satellite Driving Transponder Efficiency Supporting legacy STBs. Launching new VOD and adaptive bitrate streaming services. At Harmonic we help satellite pay-TV operators turn these challenges into business opportunities with the industry’s broadest portfolio of video infrastructure solutions. Our goal? To help you deliver superior video quality to all devices while optimizing bandwidth across multiple networks. Eight of the world’s 10 largest satellite operators rely on Harmonic. No wonder. Our award-winning MPEG-2 and AVC codec technologies deliver the highest quality SD and HD video at the lowest possible bitrates. A complete Harmonic DTH solution also simplifies the migration to emerging technologies such as live UHD, multiscreen ABR streaming and VOD, allowing your subscribers to experience their favorite shows anywhere, at any time, with stunning picture quality. Highlighted Applications Unifying the Headend No longer are separate workflows required to deliver content to first and second screens. Utilizing the software-based Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™, DTH operators can process and distribute SD, HD and UHD video for both broadcast and OTT multiscreen delivery with amazing efficiency. Our advanced codecs even work with existing STBs, assuring you get the very most from your infrastructure investment. Cloud VOS™ Cloud is a comprehensive software offering that operates on any hardware platform in your headend or data center, as well as over private or public clouds. By transforming traditional video preparation and delivery architectures into a hybrid cloud operation, this cloud-native media processing solution from Harmonic accelerates time to market for all of your broadcast and multiscreen services. Multiscreen Harmonic multiscreen video solutions give DTH operators the tools to stream high-quality live and VOD content to TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. Encoding and ABR delivery solutions that leverage our software-based VOS™ platform support the industry’s most popular internet and mobile formats, letting you deliver the compelling experience your viewers demand — on any device. Ad Insertion & Blackout Management At Harmonic, we help you monetize your content across all delivery platforms. Our turnkey solutions offer a complete framework for ad insertion at national and regional levels, and can be tailored to your workflow requirements. This same technology also facilitates cost-effective management of content-rights tasks, such as blackout management and program substitution.
Terrestrial Broadcast The World of Broadcast is Changing Rapidly From MPEG-2 to AVC to HEVC, new formats and delivery methods continue to evolve. To succeed, today’s broadcasters require the ability to deliver superior video for multiple services over constrained networks with bullet- proof reliability — whether supporting ATSC, DVB-T or ISDB-T.
PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS Contribution Encoding - broadcast-quality video output in a compact and cost-effective package   Active Storage - the first content storage system optimized for production and broadcast workflows   Broadcast Encoding - highest performance solutions for ultra-high quality video delivered at ultra-low bit-rates   Professional IRDs - powerful, cost-effective solutions for decoding, descrambling and digital turnaround OTT - Consumers increasingly want to watch video anywhere at any time. They also want a high-quality viewing experience with great sound and no buffering. From live streaming to video on demand, Harmonic helps programmers and service providers deliver that experience across any IP network. Stream and Video Processing - flexible, IP-based solutions for multiplexing, scrambling and other tasks   Management and Monitoring - comprehensive and user-friendly tools to optimize networks and services   Video Servers - the power and reliability needed to compete in highly-competitive on-demand markets   Transcoding and Splicing - enabling maximum efficiency and video quality Content Preparation - the industry’s most comprehensive suite of tools for converged multi-screen video delivery    
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