At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, which begins today in Philadelphia, Harmonic is featuring new products and solutions, including video compression for rich HD programming, IP-based headend consolidation to lower operating expenditures, and fiber-based transport to improve bandwidth efficiency.
Key digital video demonstrations include:
Encoding: State-of-the-art 3:1 MPEG-2 HD compression, 16:1 MPEG-2 SD compression, 1080p MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) HD and transcoding.
Stream Processing: A single platform solution for splicing, statistical multiplexing, scrambling/descrambling, dynamic digital mosaics and forward error correction (FEC).
Unicast Video Delivery: Universal edgeQAM and IPTV delivery via Direct-to-Edge.
Catch-Up and Time-Shifted TV: An end-to-end solution for live program ingest for existing and new on-demand platforms.