Harmonic’s New ProStream® X Stream Processor Combines Breakthrough Encryption and Gateway Capabilities to Streamline Video Delivery
The ProStream X stream processing family provides operators in the cable, satellite, IPTV, DTH and OTT markets with a complete “out of the box” experience at a low TCO. The software-based solution is available in two form factors: the ProStream XVM virtualized stream processor is sold as software only for virtualized environments, and the ProStream X solution is sold as an Intel® appliance pre-integrated with ProStream software.
With its 10-GbE throughput, the ProStream X processor also serves as a high-capacity IP video gateway. Beyond the ability to output up to 2,000 services, the ProStream X solution’s gateway capabilities include socket address flipping and ASI-to-IP conversion. As a versatile stream processor and video gateway, ProStream X reduces OPEX and CAPEX by reducing the number of boxes in each headend, lowering power consumption for each service and minimizing cabling and wiring. The multi-format, multi-codec platform supports SD, HD, UHD, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and HEVC, providing operators with a highly versatile solution.
The ProStream X family will be available in Q1 2017. ProStream X is targeted for workflows that feature Harmonic’s Electra™ X2 advanced media processor. ProStream XVM is fully compliant with Harmonic’s Electra XVM virtualized media processor, providing customers with a complete virtualized statistical multiplexing solution.
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