Intigral Optimizes IPTV and OTT with Harmonic Multiscreen

Dubai’s Intigral Optimizes Delivery of IPTV and OTT Multiscreen Services with Harmonic Solutions Dubai-based digital media company Intigral has deployed a comprehensive Harmonic headend solution to support its IPTV and OTT multiscreen services. Through a high-density, scalable architecture, Harmonic’s integrated solution allows Intigral to cost-effectively prepare and deliver high-quality live and VOD content to regional…

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable Merger

Time Warner Cable to Merge with Comcast On February 13, Comcast announced its intent to merge with Time Warner Cable, creating a “world-class technology and media company, differentiated by its ability to deliver groundbreaking products on a superior network while leveraging a national platform to create operating efficiencies and economies of scale.” If approved by…

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Spectrum Media New Features

Harmonic Increases Features and Functionality of Industry-Leading Spectrum Media Server Line Harmonic has added sophisticated new playout and graphics capabilities to its market-leading ChannelPort integrated channel playout system. The latest Spectrum software also enhances the complete Spectrum media server platform with augmented ingest, storage and playout broadcast workflows. The Spectrum 7.5 software introduces a series of…

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ProMedia Enhancements

New Enhancements for ProMedia Live and ProMedia Package/Origin The latest version of ProMedia Live software not only enhances overall video quality, but also offers users the choice of optimizing either VQ or transcoding density. The new VQ and Density modes allow operators to take advantage of high VQ operating points for premium services, or higher…

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Verimatrix Selected by Com Hem

Verimatrix Calls Time On Hardware Security Pay TV operators are abandoning traditional smartcard based CA (Conditional Access) systems to adopt software solutions, according to revenue security vendor Verimatrix. But ironically this trend has been accelerated by incorporation of ASIC security cores inside set-top box and gateway SoCs (System on Chips), blurring the distinction between hardware…

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Harmonic Powers NBC Olympics

Harmonic Powers Creation of Highlights Clips for NBC Olympics Production Workflow Harmonic infrastructure was once again at the center of the NBC Olympics production workflow. During the Sochi games, NBC Olympics, a division of NBC Sports Group, deployed Harmonic’s MediaGrid shared storage and Spectrum MediaDeck 7000 integrated media playout server systems to support their “highlights factory.”…

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Telekom Austria Group Selects Harmonic

Telekom Austria Group Selects Harmonic Processing and Management Solutions for New DTH Platform Telekom Austria Group has launched its new direct2home (DTH) platform on Harmonic ProStream 9100 with ACE high-density stream processors and transcoders, SMD 9200 DVBS-S2 modulators, and NMX Digital Service Manager. Delivering superior video quality and the flexibility to support multiple complex digital processing…

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New White Papers

Integrated Channel Playout: Approaches and Challenges Broadcasters, content providers and multi-service operators are looking to standard IT solutions to help reduce the cost and complexity of launching new channels and upgrading existing services. The business goal is to elevate ROI by reducing the amount of specialized hardware that needs to be purchased and saving operational…

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New Solution Briefs

Digital Program Insertion Solution Brief For broadcasters and service providers, the ability to seamlessly splice content in real time into an MPEG transport stream – without having to convert the signal back to baseband – optimizes workflows and supports new revenue-generating opportunities. This Solution Brief describes Harmonic’s complete video service delivery ecosystem built around the…

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