Harmonic to Showcase Advanced CCAP and Multiscreen Solutions at ANGA COM 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Highlights Include Industry’s First True Converged Cable Access Platform, HEVC Compression, and Multiscreen Solutions

At ANGA COM 2013, Hall 10.1, stand S10, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of video infrastructure solutions designed to optimize the production and delivery of high-value video services in the cable and multiscreen environment. A key highlight will be NSG™ Pro, the industry’s first true Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). Harmonic will also feature recent enhancements, including next-generation HEVC support, to the award-winning ProMedia™ family of multiscreen solutions.

“The Harmonic booth at ANGA COM 2013 will showcase video infrastructure solutions that have the performance, versatility, and reliability critical for supporting advanced cable and multiscreen services,” said Nimrod Ben-Natan, senior vice president and general manager, edge business, at Harmonic. “As cable operators migrate to an all-HD, all-IP, multiscreen infrastructure, we will demonstrate how Harmonic’s solutions enable a very efficient and cost-effective migration.”

Highlights at Harmonic’s booth include:

Cable edge

  • The new NSG Pro CCAP solution, which offers high-density universal edgeQAM capabilities and an easy upgrade path to future integrated cable modem termination system (CMTS) capabilities, streamlining the transition to an all-IP infrastructure. Industry-leading QAM density and the ability to converge linear video, VOD, and data onto a single system helps cable operators transition smoothly to a full CCAP and an all-IP infrastructure, while minimizing operational expenses, power requirements, and rack space requirements.

Encoding and stream processing

  • A demonstration of the next-generation HEVC compression standard on Harmonic’s ProMedia Xpress high-performance file-based transcoder. By providing up to 50 percent better compression efficiency than H.264, HEVC helps alleviate bandwidth constraints and enables the delivery of higher resolution video to multiple screens, from smartphones to large Ultra HD panels.
  • Enhancements to the ProMedia Suite of software and appliance solutions, including increased synergy with the Harmonic MediaGrid shared storage system, and support for closed captioning, regional blackouts, and Nielsen ID3 tagging.


In addition to the demonstrations, an industry expert from Harmonic is scheduled to speak at the ANGA COM 2013 Congress; Harmonic’s Director of Pre-Sales and Solution Architecture David Whitehead will present “Fundamental CCAP” at the “CCAP – A Status Report” technology panel, June 5, from 2:00-3:15 p.m.

Further information about Harmonic and the company’s products is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

About Harmonic
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services. The company’s production-ready innovation enables content and service providers to efficiently create, prepare, and deliver differentiated services for television and new media video platforms. More information is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements related to the anticipated capabilities and benefits of Harmonic’s MediaGrid storage system, NSG™ Pro products, and ProMedia™ multiscreen solutions. Our expectations and beliefs regarding these matters may not materialize and are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the possibility that the products may not meet some or all of their anticipated capabilities or provide some or all of their anticipated benefits, such as optimization of production and delivery of high-value video services.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to other risks and uncertainties, such as those more fully described in Harmonic’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec.31, 2012, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Harmonic as of the date hereof, and Harmonic disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.