End-to-End OTT Delivery
At IBC2017, Harmonic showcased it’s award-winning EyeQTM content-aware video compression solution, demonstrating analytics from a Tier 1 direct broadcast satellite television provider to improve quality of experience (QoE). Leveraging the latest innovations in video compression and cloud technology, Harmonic also showcased OTT solutions that allow operators to deliver a better QoE than what exists today, with the ultimate goal of delivering broadcast video quality, with lower latency, which is essential for live events.
Robust Cloud Orchestration
Harmonic has made transitioning to the cloud for OTT even more attractive by adding expanded media processing and delivery workflow capabilities for its VOS™ media processing platform to simplify OTT delivery. At IBC2017, Harmonic announced and showcased new workflow orchestration and delivery functionalities for VOS Cloud media processing software and VOS 360 managed services, including streamlined content capture, UHD support, personalized ad insertion, and multi-cloud support.
Innovations for OTT and Mobile
Harmonic shaped the mobile delivery landscape at IBC2017 with its EyeQ content-aware video compression solution, which enables operators to deliver a better QoE to end-users over constrained 3G, 4G and 5G mobile networks. We demonstrated a live end-to-end low latency workflow for distribution over CDNs utilizing the next-generation CMAF standard, highlighting how operators can reduce the delay for OTT viewers to a level that is similar to traditional broadcast. Harmonic also presented a 360-degree VR viewing experience featuring stunning native UHD VR images on mobile-based, head-mounted displays.
UHD with HDR
Harmonic showcased an end-to-end UHD-HDR workflow solution that supports channel origination, live streaming and on-demand applications.