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Encoding.com Bows Live Transcoding with Harmonic

Encoding.com has introduced its Live Transcoding service powered by technology from Harmonic. Broadcasters, cable programmers and over-the-top video service providers can now use Encoding.com’s cloud platform along with Harmonic’s VOS Cloud media processing solution to deliver live streamed video.

Encoding.com is trusted by many leading media brands to transcode and package on-demand video content for consumers across all devices,” said Bart Spriester, SVP Video Products at Harmonic. “Now with Harmonic’s powerful VOS Cloud technology integrated deeply into the Encoding.com platform, video service providers have access to an unrivaled set of Live and On Demand capabilities in the cloud, delivered with the industry’s best video quality.”

“Having been the pioneer and leader in powering cloud-based video workflows for on-demand video providers for more than eight years, Encoding.com is uniquely positioned to deliver a mature and trusted service covering a broad suite of both file and live transcoding workflows in 10 data centers across six continents,” said Greggory Heil, CEO at Encoding.com. “Leveraging Harmonic’s video technology, the high quality, reliability and efficiency demands of live services are easily met, and as a result, we expect the addition of live services by Encoding.com to accelerate the overall migration of enterprise media processing to the cloud."

Encoding.com has also partnered with Zixi, a provider of live broadcast-quality video delivery over IP. Users of the Encoding.com Live Transcoding service can use Zixi’s embedded hardware and platforms to “simplify and accelerate time to market” for their live video content.

“We are excited to work with Encoding.com, a highly respected pioneer in powering cloud-based media workflows,” stated Israel Drori, President at Zixi. “Combining the best-of-breed products from Zixi and Encoding.com ensures that customers can deliver high-quality live video experiences to all consumer devices in an extremely cost efficient manner. “

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