Video encoding & processing you can count on

You strive to deliver the best quality video at a minimum bandwidth, we can get you there. The Harmonic video processors and encoding products allow you to accelerate time to market when you are up against the clock to deliver a channel lineup to all screens.

Market-leading video quality

The Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™ is an advanced encoding technology that supports SD and HD formats and MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC codecs for broadcast and over-the-top multiscreen delivery. You can count on superior video quality at minimum bandwidth across IPTV or OTT delivery networks.

Superior AI-based technology

Harmonic’s optional EyeQ™ real-time video optimization technology leverages the function of the human visual system to lower bandwidth consumption by up to 50% while ensuring the delivery of the highest video quality.  The technology ensures that video quality is optimized, that buffering is reduced, and that your viewers’ quality of experience is improved.

World-class service & support

Harmonic services organization includes a global network of flexible and responsive support professionals to help ensure you can deliver outstanding customer experiences to any device. 

Video encoding & processing with Harmonic

Our line of video encoders and processors for streaming and broadcast provide the highest levels of video quality. Our solutions support a wide range of video codecs and high resolutions up to UHD high dynamic range (HDR). With cutting-edge technology, you can create the immersive viewing experiences that your customers want.

video encoding

AVC, HEVC, HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, HDR10+ and more

Powerful multiplexing

Easily create your channel lineup, handle PCR generation, implement restamping and more

Rich audio functionality

AC-3, AC-4, AAC encoding, level adjustment, audio mixing and watermarking, and more

Find the right appliance for your business

Future proof your video encoding with XOS

Deliver your video content with an agile software-based solution. XOS is our all-in-one video appliance to deliver premium video quality with high efficiency to streamline your video workflows from end to end.

Scramble your video, audio & data with ProStream X

With ProStream X®, you can combine your video processing and delivery needs into a single appliance to reduce architecture complexity for even your highest-quality broadcast services.

Maximize your channel uptime with ProSwitch

The high-density 2:1 MPEG-2 switch offers 24/7 availability for all your digital TV signals. You can use this flexible 1-RU appliance for any architecture, including ASI-based headends and IP-centric networks.

Frequently asked questions

What is video encoding?

Video encoding is the process of compressing and preparing your video files for the proper formats and specifications required for playback. Video encoding compresses your video files without compromising quality. With encoded videos, the gigabytes of data become mere megabytes. And your content becomes compatible with many devices and platforms. Harmonic has led the industry for video encoding, and we developed patented technology for content-aware encoding.

How can I get assistance with my Harmonic encoders and processors?

You can get assistance from the Harmonic Technical Assistance Center for all your support questions and issues. The fastest and most efficient way is through our OneCare Portal.
Otherwise, you can reach the team by phone, through chat, or by reporting your issue. 

What kind of services does Harmonic offer for encoders and processors?

At Harmonic, we offer multiple services for all our products. Our team can guide you to a package that works for your business including, professional services, service level agreements, technical support and training for your team. 

Real customers, real results.

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