Harmonic Brings Low Latency and Bandwidth Savings to Agile OTT Delivery Technologies at KOBA 2018
Deliver Low Latency for Live Sports Events With Industry-First UHD HDR OTT Solution
Latency issues have long been a challenge for OTT service providers, especially for live sports. Harmonic’s end-to-end UHD HDR workflow is a game-changer, as it enables delivery of live sports content to any screen with exceptional QoE and low latency using Harmonic’s ViBE® CP9000 contribution encoder for ingest into the cloud and VOS™ 360 media processing SaaS for OTT distribution.
Launch OTT Services Quickly With Superior QoE
Harmonic’s VOS™ 360 media processing SaaS unifies the entire media processing chain allowing operators to launch new OTT offerings quickly. New features at KOBA 2018 include cloud-based channel origination, which enables operators to swiftly migrate channels from playout to delivery for greater flexibility and a lower cost-per-channel.
Harmonic will also demonstrate its award-winning EyeQ™ content-aware encoding that reduces bandwidth requirements for OTT delivery by up to 50 percent, decreases CDN costs and improves QoE. A bitrate comparison between HEVC, AVC and AV1 codecs will be shown running on the EyeQ solution.
Simplify Broadcast Production and Playout With a Rock-Solid UHD Media Server
Harmonic’s Spectrum™ X advanced media server simplifies production and broadcast workflows by handling a wide range of ingest, playout and distribution operations, along with providing proven reliability and exceptional video quality. Using the Spectrum X media server, broadcasters can get a head start on fulfilling the growing consumer demand for UHD video.