Harmonic VOS Shows Public Cloud Support For Dolby Vision

Harmonic has integrated Dolby Vision into its VOS cloud streaming platform and XOS software-based appliance to streamline UHD HDR live production.

“UHD HDR is a quantum leap forward in picture quality, and Dolby Vision has become the standard for delivering more realistic, compelling and immersive video experiences,” said Stephane Cloirec, vp, video appliances, Harmonic. “Supporting Dolby Vision demonstrates our commitment to streamlining and democratizing UHD HDR live delivery, helping operators embrace the UHD HDR revolution and bring outstanding video experiences to consumers.”

With support for Dolby Vision, Harmonic’s cloud streaming SaaS and software-based solutions are claimed to reduce capex for broadcasters and streaming providers through a workflow that automates and simplifies live HDR video delivery. Dolby Vision within Harmonic’s VOS and XOS solutions also provides operators the ability to deliver UHD HDR services with a faster time to market by ensuring interoperability across a wide range of consumer devices and the ability to meet multiple HDR delivery requirements.

“The need for simple live HDR media processing and delivery workflows is critical in order to meet the growing demand from consumers for premium entertainment experiences,” said Jean-Christophe Morizur, senior director of professional solutions and products, Dolby Laboratories. “Harmonic’s adoption of Dolby Vision within its VOS and XOS solutions are major milestones, which will enhance, simplify and automate how operators deliver live HDR content.”

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