You'll have Harmonic's most advanced software encoding engine that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI). You can count on optimal quality with the PURE Compression Engine™ that handles up to UHD formats. XOS is available in multiple models. You can choose from different appliance capacities or the software only.
The adaptable solution for live streaming and broadcast encoding
Securely scale workflows and gain more advanced features
High performance with the latest encoding and processing technology
Deploy a single solution for all your video workflows
Process your media with greater flexibility
Take your media processing to the next level with the XOS Advanced Media Processor. This future-proof solution provides the features you need when you need them.
Streamline your workflow with our all-in-one appliance built with excellent performance from encoding to processing. Quickly convert your HDR with a powerful, built-in pre-processor. You can count on this software-based appliance to include new feature sets so your services are always up to date.
Software-based and ready for the future
You'll benefit from the latest microservices technology built into the XOS Advanced Media Processor. Use the appliance for either broadcast or streaming applications, and adapts it to multiple deployment environments.
Simplify the implementation of hybrid systems with XOS using a feature-complete RESTful API, shared with other Harmonic cloud and SaaS solutions. You'll be able to configure, control, and monitor from any external system resulting in maximum simplicity and flexibility.
Stream with reduced bandwidth
The XOS Advanced Media Processor uses EyeQ™ technology, which can reduce your streaming delivery costs by up to 50% while improving viewer quality of experience. Harmonic EyeQ content-aware encoding is fully compatible with standard protocols and players.
XOS simplifies streaming architectures with its built-in low-latency push packager that supports DASH and fragmented HLS, to reach standard broadcast latencies in streaming applications (CMAF).
Adapt the appliance to your infrastructure
Use the appliance for either broadcast or streaming applications, and it adapts to multiple deployment environments.
You can also support classic infrastructures, including, SDI, ASI, and satellite RF interfaces. Full-IP architectures, including SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022-6, are also supported.
XOS technical specifications
SDI, ASI, DVB-S2/S2X, ATSC RF and IP
Uncompressed and lightly compressed streams (2022-6, 2110)
RTMP, ABR and packaged outputs
FEC and SRT support
TS and source redundancy
Harmonic PURE codec for MPEG-2, H.264 (AVC 4:2:0 & 4:2:2), HEVC (Main & Main10, up to UHD), VBR
Additional codecs for video decoding
MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC (LC, HE v1, HE v2), Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), Dolby AC-4, Dolby ATMOS encoding
Additional codecs for audio decoding
Closed captions, Teletext, Chinese closed captions, ARIB, Timecode, AFD, digital cue-tones, DVB TTML, DVB subtitles
PID remapping, filtering
PSIP signaling (external Triveni/DTVi generator, internal generator, fetch from TitanTV)
DASH, HLS, MSS, RTMP
OCR for converting bitmap captions
EyeQ content-aware encoding
Short latency encoding
Logo, slate and graphics insertion
EAS support (crawling text and audio replacement)
Statistical multiplexing including UHD (Internal, DToIP with ProStream X)
Frame rate conversions
HDR signaling and conversions (Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR-10, HLG)
Audio & video watermarking (including Nielsen, Kantar)
Synchronized OTT encoding
ESAM interface to POIS
Stream conditioning for ad insertion
SMPTE 2022-7 support
Control & supervision
NMX™ Network Management System
Web interface (responsive design)
XOS is ideal for all your media processing needs
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Unify broadcast & OTT headends
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XOS edge processing applications
Protect and deliver your video with a flexible, all-in-one appliance. You can leverage the power of a cloud-native design and get support for any input and output format.
"With only half a year separating the Summer and Winter Games, Harmonic’s ability to optimize XOS to reduce the number of staff needed to operate commercial integration across participating stations while maintaining high video/audio quality and system stability was critical."