Harmonic VOS 360 on show.
Harmonic’s IBC exhibit includes tech for migrating to cloud, IP workflows, HEVC and UHD-HDR.
The firm’s EyeQ video compression optimization solution will be shown working live on the show floor, demonstrating analytics from a Tier 1 direct broadcast satellite television provider to improve quality of experience (QoE).
One demo will be shown in the context of enabling operators to deliver a better QoE to end-users over constrained 3G, 4G and 5G mobile networks, leveraging EyeQ new packaging technology. During the demo, HD video will be delivered using minimal bandwidth (i.e., sub-500kbps) on a smartphone.
"OTT services are becoming a requirement, cloud technology is transforming the way video content is produced and delivered, the migration to all-IP is well underway and 5G networks will impact the entire mobile video ecosystem," said Bart Spriester, svp, video products at Harmonic. "Our customers need to adapt to this evolving media landscape, but change doesn't happen overnight. As the trusted video delivery partner, we know this and that's why we provide a solution for every type of workflow. At IBC, we'll demonstrate how traditional and emerging video service providers can deliver ultra-high-quality and personalized live and on-demand video services faster and more efficiently."
For OTT service providers that want to increase revenue and differentiate themselves, Harmonic will highlight network PVR, targeted ad insertion and UHD-HDR playout distribution functionalities. Harmonic says it’s the only technology provider with an end-to-end UHD-HDR workflow solution that supports channel origination, live streaming and on-demand applications.
There will be a demo of a live end-to-end low latency workflow for distribution over CDNs utilizing the Common Media Application Framework (CMAF) standard, highlighting how operators can reduce the delay for OTT viewers to a level that is similar to traditional broadcast.
In addition, Harmonic will unveil its new Packager X and Origin X software solutions, which streamline OTT video distribution via on-the-fly packaging capabilities and broad support for streaming formats (i.e., HLS, DASH, MSS, RTMP) from the cloud, boosting monetization through live time-shift TV and VOD.
The firm’s VOS Cloud software and VOS 360 SaaS solutions are shown with cloud playout capabilities, as well as new orchestrated workflows for the VOS cloud range.
You might also like...
The rise of over-the-top (OTT) content has made an already tricky job even more complex for broadcasters. It’s challenging enough to deliver perfect live video to traditional platforms 24/7 – now try doing it over broadband connections, to millions of consumers all…
Stream latency is more critical for online betting than almost any industry and now leading bookmakers are starting to deploy technology to cut delays to the bone, aiming to make OTT delivery even faster than traditional linear broadcast.
While OTA broadcasters contemplate the future, competitors advance. Over-the-air broadcasters are entering perhaps the most chaotic period in the technology’s history. With the FCC-mandated spectrum swap and new technology ATSC 3.0 on the horizon, video program delivery becomes ever more c…
Akamai Technologies, the firm synonymous with CDN services, has given Europe good marks for broadband speeds in its Third Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report. The principle measure is not how fast broadband speeds are increasing but whether they are…
You don’t have to look very far to see yet another industry story on ‘cord cutting’. With more viewers seeking less costly ways to watch TV, broadcasters must be concerned about their potential for dwindling audiences.