Tag: video quality

VidTech Insider: Live UHD Demo

In this episode of VidTech Insider, we learn how Harmonic and SES® joined forces to deliver three days of live and linear UHD broadcasts over a cable system via a full end-to-end 4K UHD transmission system. The demo showed the advantages of live all-IP in broadcast-quality mode. SES set up a UHD studio outside the Las Vegas Convention…

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VidTech Insider: The State of UHD

The readiness of UHD to address the needs of up and coming channel launches is the key issue being asked by content producers, broadcasters, content aggregators and infrastructure providers. In this episode of VidTech Insider, we take a look at how Harmonic is helping answer these industry concerns. Learn more at: http://ow.ly/NrS7e – Keith Lissak, Product Marketing…

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How Bright will Your Next TV Be?

The last few blog entries I’ve written have made the case for HDR assuming that viewer accessible screens will be launched soon. Begs the question, how safe an assumption is this and what luminance performance can we expect? The current crop of screens is restricted to 100 nits (a nit being the unit of measurement…

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Gearing Up for ANGA COM 2015

This year at ANGA COM 2015, Harmonic will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions designed to bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to service providers and operators in the broadband, cable and satellite industries. Through an integrated Harmonic solution that includes edgeQAM, CCAP and distributed CCAP systems as well as HEVC, enhanced AVC compression…

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HDR for Only HD Services?

SMPTE’s “Bits or Bucks” panel discussion on HDR/WCG for HD or 4K UHD took the concepts discussed in last week’s Harmonic blog entry: “Just How bright will your next TV be?” to a whole new dimension. As is the way in video, we’re working on the next big thing in advance of completing the existing…

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Delivering Extra UHD Pixels

The premise that more pixels doesn’t mean better pixels is now well recognized amongst those broadcasters and content aggregators contemplating launching UHD services. There have already been too many comparisons with “True HD services” to make the case that resolution alone doesn’t guarantee success for UHD! If we make the claim that we offer True…

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ProStream Ad Splicing Feature

Harmonic announced the availability of linear ad splicing for the ProStream 9100 stream processor at the Broadcast Asia show in Singapore earlier this week. Also known as digital program insertion, splicing allows content such as local and regional TV ads to be inserted frame-accurately into live-to-air MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC SD/HD video transport streams. The…

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Ellipse 3000 Contribution Encoders

Ellipse 3000 contribution encoders leverage Harmonic’s industry-leading compression expertise and a flexible system architecture to bring new levels of video quality and workflow efficiency to broadcast contribution applications. Multiformat, multi-codec versatility, low latency and an optional integrated modulator make this all-new compression platform ideal for both digital satellite newsgathering (DSNG) and fixed contribution. A compact…

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VidTech Insider: Video Quality

Video Quality: What is it, really? Join us as we chat with Paul Haskell, Harmonic’s VP of R&D as he gives us the lowdown on the latest episode of VidTech Insider. – Harmonic Marketing

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