Tag Archives: Harmonic

New NASA UHD HDR channel launches on Roku

New NASA UHD service, remotely produced by Harmonic in cooperation with NASA, is now available in high dynamic range (HDR) on the Roku platform. Users with a 4K-capable streaming player or Roku TV can download it from the Roku channel store. The new UHD HDR channel, which includes both linear and VOD content, is delivered [...]

Canal de la NASA en UHD HDR llega a Roku

El servicio UHD de la NASA, producido remotamente por Harmonic, ahora está disponible en alto rango dinámico (HDR) en la plataforma Roku. Los usuarios con un reproductor de streaming 4K o Roku TV pueden descargar el canal desde la tienda. El nuevo servicio UHD HDR, que incluye contenido lineal y VOD, se entrega over the [...]

Pixafrica and Harmonic combine their expertise to broadcast HD TV channels in Ivory Coast

An African subsidiary of Pixagility, based in Abidjan, Pixafrica offers services for capturing and delivering TV channels, content processing for VOD platforms, storage and updating audiovisual catalogs, file transfer around the world, and editorial animation. To support the growing demand for television channels in Africa, Pixafrica, in partnership with Harmonic, the world leader in video [...]

NBC chose Harmonic for Olympic Winter Games 2018

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has opted for Harmonic to provide MediaGrid shared storage systems and Spectrum MediaDeck integrated media servers for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February. The announcement was made on 8 February by Jim [...]

YES partners with Harmonic to launch live UHD-HDR channel in Israel

Harmonic, announced that the tier 1 direct broadcast satellite TV provider of Israel, YES, is using Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform for its new live UHD channel. The world-class local system integrator of AVCOM was used to ensure a smooth deployment. Harmonic’s Electra system allows YES to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to over [...]

Nilesat collaborates with Harmonic for playout system

Harmonic, the video delivery infrastructure, is deploying a multichannel automated playout system to Nilesat, the satellite operator and broadcast service center in the Middle East and North Africa. With its hundreds of television channels, Nilesats workflow will be operated faster with Harmonics integrated media server storage, transcoding and playout automation platform. The reliability will be [...]

Ooredoo introduces first 4K/UHD channels with Harmonic in Middle East

Harmonic, the video delivery infrastructure has declared that Ooredoo, the worldwide telecommunications operator has introduced the first 4K TV channels in the Middle East region. The new channel is called the FunBox UHD and C4K360 and uses the latest ElectraTM video compression solution for the IP environments. Offering a combination of 24/7 programming, the new [...]

Airtel Digital TV’s enhanced its DTH HD offerings with Harmonic solution

Airtel Digital TV, the direct-to-home (DTH) arm of the telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel, has deployed a compression headend solution from Harmonic to substantially improve the HD viewing experience for its customers.   The high-density, scalable and HEVC-upgradeable video infrastructure solutions from Harmonic will help Airtel Digital TV increase bandwidth efficiencies and significantly improve video quality [...]

Liquid Telecom opts for Harmonic Headend solution for DTH service in Africa

Liquid Telecom is planning to launch a fully managed service headend for a new direct-to-home (DTH) provider in Africa. The multi service provider has opted for Harmonics HEVC Headend Solution for this upcoming project.   After having chosen EUTELSAT 7B satellite to service its new broadcast requirement for DTH services across the African continent, Liquid [...]

Jordan Media City opts for Harmonic headend solution

Jordan Media City (JMC), a privately owned media company based in Amman, Jordan, has chosen an end-to-end headend solution from Harmonic to support its direct-to-home (DTH) satellite service. JMC is using Harmonic’s ProView integrated receiver decoders (IRDs), Electra X2 advanced media processors, ProStream 9100 with ACE stream processors and transcoders, and NMX Digital Service Manager [...]