Harmonic supplies contribution encoding to Sakhi TV in India November 28th 2014 - 11:30 AM

​Harmonic has supplied Sakhi TV, India’s first and only women-focused channel, with equipment for ingest, playout and contribution transcoding. Sakhi TV has gone live with Harmonic’s Spectrum ChannelPort integrated channel playout system for ingest and branded playout and the Ellipse 3100 contribution encoder, as well as the ProView 7100 integrated recei

Rai Way’s New Terrestrial Contribution Network November 28th 2014 - 07:44 AM

Rai Way is Italy’s DTT transmission tower operator, a unit of the state broadcaster Rai, which has just gone public. It operates a Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial (DVB-T) distribution network serving thousands of transmitter locations via terrestrial and satellite infrastructures. But it also owns the country’s national terrestrial contribution netwo

Understanding Compression Technology.  Part 1. July 28th 2014 - 06:55 PM

Over the decades from our industry’s move from analog to digital based technology, codecs (encoders and decoders) have played a key role in the capture, editing, and distribution of video media. The MPEG-2 codec has supported all three tasks. Camera oriented codecs have moved from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 (H.264). D