Harmonic Shows SaaS Solutions For Content Providers At SMPTE and NAB NY

At both SMPTE and NAB fall shows, Harmonic will demonstrate its software-defined and SaaS solutions targeted at OTT and next-gen TV applications.

On display at the Harmonic stand will be the VOS360 media processing SaaS, which simplifies media processing. The company said its “smarter, faster and simpler” software-centric approach for video delivery allows broadcasters, content owners and service providers to increase their business agility, launching services faster and more reliably.

The company will also demonstrate enhanced cloud-based channel origination using VOS360 SaaS. The software solution playout and graphic branding functionality creating new efficiency and monetization opportunities to support brand reinforcement and pop-up channels.

The platform can also support disaster recovery by leveraging the cloud. The SaaS approach provides disaster recovery capability for broadcast and video streaming applications, mixing the benefits of a resilient, elastic, secure offering with a usage-based pricing model.

Harmonic will also unveil new SaaS-based statistical multiplexing capabilities that enable service providers to statmux multiple UHD channels in a single pool or with HD MPEG-4 encoded channels for broadcast delivery. This bold approach allows for simultaneous support of next-generation OTT streaming and complex broadcast statmux delivery systems.

The company will also demonstrate support for Dolby AC-4, an end-to-end solution that provides broadcasters and service operators with an efficient way to deliver high-quality, accessible, immersive and personalized sound. 

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