Harmonic software suite looks to build on video boom

Video encoding specialist Harmonic (Nasdaq: HLIT), looking to make hay with the growing demand for video on a variety of devices, today rolled out its ProMedia family of software solutions, designed to help content creators and service providers implement an efficient and scalable infrastructure that can support a wide variety of input, editing, and output formats.

The ProMedia family of software solutions performs a range of functions, including transcoding, packaging and origination, to enable high-quality video creation and delivery of live streaming, live-to-VOD and VOD services to TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones and other IP-connected devices. The suite of products can be deployed individually or as an end-to-end video processing solution; ProMedia is based on the same intellectual property behind Harmonic's Electra encoders.

The ProMedia family includes ProMedia Live, a real-time video processing and transcoding system with H.264 video codec technology; ProMedia Carbon, a file-based transcoder that scales from a single instance to a large automated multinode transcoding farm; ProMedia Package, a carrier-grade adaptive streaming preparation system for secure, high-value Internet video services; and, ProMedia Origin, an HTTP and RTMP streaming video server.

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