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Next Stop, Singapore…BCA 2015

Video Appliances

Harmonic_BCAAt BroadcastAsia2015, stand 5C3-01, Harmonic will showcase market-leading products that enable efficient and cost-effective delivery of high-quality video experiences. Our Spectrum™ X next-generation media server system will make its Asian debut at the show, and we’ll also feature the latest release in the innovative Electra™ family of encoders.

With our ProView integrated receiver-decoders (IRD) and Ellipse® 3000 contribution encoders, we’ll demonstrate an end-to-end contribution and distribution solution optimized for live events and news coverage.

Spectrum X Next-Generation Media Server System

Designed for all production and playout applications, the Spectrum X media server system combines file, baseband and transport stream ingest with comprehensive integrated channel playout capabilities, including graphics and branding, DVE, master control switching and audio mixing. The software-based system supports a broad range of  SD and HD formats, and is software-upgradeable to UHD). It also eases the transition to IP broadcast workflows by integrating SDI and IP I/O on the same chassis.

NEW Electra X Advanced Media Processor Family

Featuring real-time SD, HD and UHD encoding, integrated high-quality branding and graphics, and reliable transport stream playout, Electra X offers content and service providers market-leading video quality, unparalleled function integration and increased operational flexibility in a cost-effective appliance. On display at the show will be Electra X3, which delivers full-frame 2160p60 video (no partitions, no slices) in 2 RU.

ProView IRDs and Ellipse Encoders

Our end-to-end contribution and distribution solution for live events and news coverage will be shown at our stand. The ProView 7100 now supports HEVC 4:2:0 10-bit decoding of 1080p60 content, while ProView 8100 offers broadcast-quality video reception over the open Internet. The Ellipse 3202 encoder includes an integrated broadcast satellite modulator with DVB-S/S2/S2X and DVB-CID support on top of NIT-CID, and IF and L-band interfaces on the same board.

Learn more about Harmonic products and solutions by visiting our stand (5C3-01) during BCA.

 Sarah Kavanagh, Sr. Public Relations Manager, Harmonic

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