At CCBN 2019, Harmonic to Showcase Flexibility, Scalability and Agility Enabled by Software-Driven Video Streaming and Cable Access Solutions

Author:
Publish date:

Today's consumers have an insatiable appetite for high-quality video and data services. This leaves cable operators and video service providers in a conundrum: How can they be more nimble, improve video quality on every screen and unleash faster broadband speeds? At CCBN 2019, Harmonic will highlight its software-based video streaming and cable access approach. Harmonic offers flexible solutions for all deployment models — on appliances, in cloud and hybrid environments, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) — allowing operators and service providers to be more agile, operationally efficient and deliver scalable gigabit internet and superior-quality multiscreen video with ease.

"Around the globe, we're seeing a monumental shift from static workflows to smarter, dynamic-based architectures on both the cable access and video delivery sides of the business," said Tony Berthaud, vice president of sales and video services, APAC at Harmonic. "From greater workflow efficiency to increased scalability and a faster time to market for revenue-generating video and broadband services, our software-based and cloud-native solutions offer significant benefits that we are excited to showcase at CCBN."

At CCBN 2019, Harmonic will highlight:

 

Achieve Unprecedented Flexibility with Virtualized Cable Access Solutions

Harmonic will showcase next-generation capabilities for its CableOS™ virtualized cable access solution, the industry's first software-based Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) and end-to-end Remote PHY system, designed from the ground up to support both centralized and distributed architectures. Powering the world's first virtualized cable access networks, Harmonic's CableOS offering brings market-leading broadband access speeds to consumers and enterprises, while simultaneously overcoming space, power and other legacy hardware technology constraints.

Photo Link: www.202comms.com/Harmonic/Harmonic-CableOSLogo.jpg

Photo Caption: Harmonic CableOS™ Virtualized Cable Access Solution

 

Launch OTT Channels Faster Using SaaS for Video

By unifying the entire media processing chain, from ingest to playout, transcoding, encryption, packaging and origin, Harmonic's VOS®360 media processing as a service enables operators to launch video streaming services faster, be more agile and simplify their operations. VOS360 SaaS is hosted in the public cloud and maintained and monitored by Harmonic. By supporting a wide range of business models, VOS360 SaaS enables operators to create and deliver revenue-generating, broadcast-quality OTT streaming services.

Attendees can stop by to see breathtaking images featuring NASA content from the world's first 24/7 UHD HDR video streaming service, powered by VOS360 SaaS, on Roku devices.

Photo Link: www.202comms.com/Harmonic/Harmonic-VOS360SaaS.jpg

Photo Caption: Harmonic VOS®360 Video SaaS

 

Deliver Content Flawlessly With Solutions that Support Chinese Standards and Protocols

At CCBN 2019, Harmonic will demonstrate video delivery features for the Chinese market, including UHD support for the AVS2 standard for input decoding on the Electra® X2 encoder, support for the region's enhanced security protocol on the ProView IRD for content security purposes, and support of the Chinese closed-captioning standard in both the Electra X2 encoder and the Spectrum™ X media server.

 

Deliver Pristine UHD Services with an End-to-End Solution

Delivering UHD video has never been simpler thanks to Harmonic's end-to-end UHD workflow solution, which supports the Chinese AVS1 standard for input decoding as well as a wide range of applications, including channel origination, live streaming and on-demand. At the heart of Harmonic's UHD solution are the Spectrum™ X media server, Polaris™ Play channel-in-a-box automation, and Electra® X encoder, which deliver pristine video quality at low bitrates. This solution can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud as part of Harmonic's VOS®360 SaaS.

 

Bump up Video Quality and Bandwidth Efficiency with Content-Aware Encoding

At CCBN 2019, Harmonic will demonstrate how operators can improve QoE and increase bandwidth efficiency by up to 50 percent through AI-based technology in the company's award-winning EyeQ™ content-aware encoding solution.

Photo Link: www.202comms.com/Harmonic/Harmonic-EyeQ.jpg

Photo Caption: Harmonic EyeQ™ Content-Aware Encoding Solution

Company Overview:

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, enables media companies and service providers to deliver ultra-high-quality broadcast and OTT video services to consumers globally. The company has also revolutionized cable access networking via the industry's first virtualized cable access solution, enabling cable operators to more flexibly deploy gigabit internet service to consumers' homes and mobile devices. Whether simplifying OTT video delivery via innovative cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies, or powering the delivery of gigabit internet cable services, Harmonic is changing the way media companies and service providers monetize live and VOD content on every screen. More information is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

All trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.

Link to Word Doc: www.202comms.com/Harmonic/190318Harmonic.docx

CCBN 2019 Exhibitor Preview

March 21-23

Beijing

Booth Hall 2, 2201 

 

Share it on Twitter:https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=.@HarmonicInc%20Showcases%20Software-Driven%20%23Video%20Streaming%20and%20Cable%20Access%20Solutions%20@CCBN%202019%20-%20http://bit.ly/2CkD7kO

Related

Harmonic-VOS360SaaS

Video Content Owners and Service Providers Gain Agility With Harmonic OTT, SaaS and UHD Solutions at Convergence India 2019

Service providers are facing several challenges in the traditional broadcast and video streaming businesses: how to be more agile, how to enhance video quality, how to cost-effectively deliver live and VOD content to a wide range of devices and how to boost monetization. At Convergence India 2019, Harmonic's software-based approach for media processing, playout and delivery will offer solutions for a variety of deployment scenarios, including cloud and on-premises environments. Harmonic's software solutions address the most critical challenges facing operators, enabling them to be nimbler, operationally efficient and deliver superior QoE across all screens.

Harmonic_TVS

TVS Cable Deploys DOCSIS 3.1 Broadband Offering with Harmonic's CableOS™ Virtualized Cable Access Solution

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that TVS Cable, a leading regional cable operator headquartered in Kentucky, has deployed Harmonic's CableOS™ virtualized cable access solution for new DOCSIS 3.1 broadband services. The industry's first software-based Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS), Harmonic's CableOS solution enables TVS Cable to provide gigabit internet speeds while overcoming space, power and legacy-hardware complexity constraints.

Harmonic-VOS360SaaS

Harmonic Showcases Innovations to Monetize, Optimize and Unify OTT Streaming and Broadcast at 2019 NAB Show

At the 2019 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) will demonstrate its approach to unified video delivery solutions for all deployment scenarios — including SaaS, cloud and hybrid environments — for smarter, faster and simpler distribution of OTT and broadcast channels. Harmonic's video SaaS and software-based solutions dramatically increase business agility for broadcasters, content owners and service providers, enabling them to launch services quickly and provide better-quality video experiences, including UHD HDR, on every screen.

Harmonic-JeanMacher

Harmonic Leads Technology Innovation Sessions at the 2019 NAB Show Conference

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that several of the company's executives will speak at the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. During the conference, experts from Harmonic will examine a wide range of innovative technology-related topics, from OTT to live UHD HDR service delivery, AI-driven video compression, ATSC 3.0 and big data. As the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, and an established thought leader at industry conferences, Harmonic is helping the media industry deliver superior-quality broadcast and OTT video services to consumers globally.

Harmonic-VOS360SaaS (1)

Harmonic Simplifies OTT Delivery with New CDN-Enabled Primary Distribution Solution

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today unveiled the new CDN-enabled Primary Distribution solution, a powerful new workflow supported by the company's VOS®360 SaaS. The Primary Distribution solution streamlines the management and delivery of linear channels from programmers to their affiliates, whether they are traditional pay-TV operators, virtual MVPDs or local broadcasters, anywhere in the world via CDN, replacing the need for dedicated networking links and satellite transponders. Successfully deployed by a major U.S. broadcaster to deliver 200 broadcast affiliate feeds to virtual MVPDs, Harmonic's Primary Distribution solution transforms the way programmers deliver linear feeds to their distribution partners.