As a member of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), Harmonic played host to an end-to-end playout and distribution demo with other technology innovators, including Arista, Embrionix, Lawo, Tektronix and Vizrt. This demo illustrated how interoperable IP interconnectivity can deliver reliable, flexible and real-world workflows.
Playout Capabilities for the Cloud
New playout functionality for our VOS™ Cloud application and VOS 360 SaaS, leveraging technology original developed for our industry-leading Spectrum™ media servers, allows broadcasters to speed up their operations and enable additional types of monetization, such as brand reinforcement, pop-up channels, rapid platform deployment and expansion, graphic avails and more. Learn more about our VOS offerings.
Video Compression for Channel Sharing & ATSC 3.0
North American broadcasters are facing disruption on two fronts: the spectrum repack and the transition to ATSC 3.0. We demonstrated how broadcasters can compress their existing ATSC 1.0 channels with greater efficiency to accommodate channel sharing, as well as transition to ATSC 3.0 advanced services via a simple software license.
Thought Leadership in Action
Our team of experts took to the stage to present on a host of topics at the concurrent Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC). Presentation topics covered the move to IP, advanced compression and next-gen TV, OTT innovation and, last but not least, cybersecurity. In addition, Thierry Fautier, VP Business Development & Innovation, participated in four panels focusing on next-generation video technologies. Watch a replay of the UHD panel: “Accelerate UHD Adoption”.
In the News – Press Highlights
Our announcements and demos at the 2017 NAB Show were largely covered by the international press. Here are a few examples: