NMX for Multiscreen



Course Description:

This instructor-led course covers the configuration and management of multiscreen and Internet streaming delivery using Harmonic’s ProMedia transcoding, packaging, and publishing platforms. Configurations are performed using NMX and the standalone GUI interface.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to configure and monitor an end-to-end multiscreen delivery system and view streaming output on a tablet device.

Course Prerequisites:

A basic knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, and video compression (MPEG-2, MPEG-4). Harmonic also recommends that students have prior experience with NMX, complete the NMX Essentials training on Harmonic University, and/or attend Harmonic's NMX for Broadcast training.

Course Duration:

3 Days


Day One

Module 1 – Multiscreen Overview

  • Discuss multiscreen definition
  • Adaptive bitrate transcoding
  • Multiscreen delivery architectures
  • Overview of Harmonic multiscreen platforms
  • Common multiscreen streaming protocols

Module 2 – Multiscreen Platforms

  • Multiscreen platform product overview
  • ProMedia family of application servers
  • Platform specifications and interfaces

Module 3 – MediaGrid for Multiscreen

  • MediaGrid for multiscreen
  • MediaGrid overview
  • MediaGrid protocols
  • MediaGrid scale-out architecture

Module 4 – Electra X2 Platform

  • Electra X2 features
  • Electra X2 multiscreen support
  • Electra X2 specifications and interfaces

Module 5 – ProMedia Software Suite

  • ProMedia software suite applications – Live, Package and Origin
  • Logging into the ProMedia web-based GUI
  • Web-based GUI navigation
  • Web-based GUI basic configuration

Day Two

Module 6 – Configuring Services using the Web-based GUI

  • Service configuration templates
  • Defining channels
  • Configuring sources and transcoding profiles
  • Configuring packaging and publishing profiles
  • Monitoring services and using the alarm log

Module 7 – NMX Overview

  • NMX system architecture
  • NMX applications overview
  • Using the NMX network group map
  • Alarm management
  • NMX administration

Module 8 – NMX for ProMedia

  • Creating a new database catalog
  • Configuring NMX Options
  • Multiscreen network VLAN topology
  • Creating a multiscreen network group map
  • Configuring ProMedia 1200 properties

Module 9 – Service Configuration Live + Package

  • Creating a new service configuration
  • Adding the input source transport
  • Creating a mobile/web profile group
  • Adding the output transport
  • Creating the transcoding profiles
  • Creating the packaging and publishing profiles

Module 10 – Service configuration Live and Package

  • Creating a new service configuration
  • Adding the multi bitrate output transport
  • Adding the multi bitrate input transport
  • Adding the output transport for publishing
  • Configuring the packing and publishing profiles

Day Three

Module 11 – Service Configuration for Electra X2

  • Adding an Electra X2 to the network group map
  • Creating a new service configuration
  • Adding the source input transport
  • Adding the multi bitrate output transport
  • Configuring the transcoding profiles for ACE

Module 12 – Multiscreen Redundancy

  • Discuss multiscreen redundancy scenarios
  • Using NMX to configure multiscreen redundancy
  • NMX redundancy operations
  • Building a redundancy NMX network group map

Module 13 – Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Submitting a field report
  • Using NMX for monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Network check points
  • Troubleshooting multiscreen streaming protocols


Group Size Location Price Part Number
Individual Harmonic Facility $3000 OTC-MULTI-PP
Small Group
(8 students max)
Harmonic Facility $8000 OTC-MULTI-GROUP
Small Group
(8 students max)
Customer Site
Within North America (US, Canada, Mexico)
Small Group
(8 students max)
Customer Site
Outside North America



Dates Times Location Status
Dec 18-20, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Open Register
Feb 5-7, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm San Jose, CA Open Register
May 21-23, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm Issy-les-Moulineaux, France Open Register

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