New UHD Channel Featuring NASA Content and Powered by Harmonic Video SaaS Comes to the Roku Platform in High Dynamic Range
New Streaming Service Delivered With Harmonic VOS®360 Video SaaS, Accedo One™, and CenturyLink CDN
“The bandwidth required to deliver UHD HDR video content can create extreme challenges for global scale delivery,” said Bill Wohnoutka, vice president of global internet and content delivery services at CenturyLink. “CenturyLink’s CDN will enable Harmonic to seamlessly provide high-resolution content directly to end users on all seven continents for both on-demand and live video.”
The new UHD HDR channel showcases the breathtaking beauty and grandeur of space using high-resolution images and video in HDR generated from the International Space Station and other current NASA missions. The channel includes a live stream and real-time views of Earth from the International Space Station, as well as remastered footage from historical missions.
Harmonic will showcase the new UHD HDR channel at IBC2018, Sept. 14-18 in Amsterdam at stand 1.B20. Further information about Harmonic and the company’s solutions is available at www.harmonicinc.com.
Accedo (www.accedo.tv) is the trusted video experience transformation pioneer improving the lives of video consumers by the hundreds of millions. Over the years, Accedo has earned the trust of the world’s leading video service providers – customers to whom two goals are paramount: explore new opportunities to monetize video and transform video services to meet rapidly changing consumer expectations. With this in mind Accedo has developed Accedo One™, the first cloud platform dedicated to providing operators, broadcasters and brands with the freedom to build, manage and deploy high-quality, engaging video experiences the way they want to.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.