Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Harmonic features converged video delivery solutions at Mobile World Congress
Harmonic showcased its content preparation and transcoding solutions for mobile video delivery to various networks and devices, including broadcast, 3G/4G, Internet and sync-and-go, at the just completed Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.
Harmonic's ProStream 4000 multiscreen transcoder, Rhozet and LIVEcut technologies enable operators to provision live, time-shifted and on-demand content on a mobile device. These systems leverage existing headend investments and help operators deliver the performance required for successful mobile video services.
Among the solutions Harmonic featured were:
- Live streaming with the ProStream 4000 to mobile phones, smartphones and PC clients.
- A catch-up TV demonstration on a smartphone in collaboration with Expway, a leading electronic service guide company.
- Offline content transcoding using Harmonic's Rhozet Carbon Coder.