2011 NAB: Harmonic in a Nutshell
April 10, 2011
LAS VEGAS: New product development continues at Harmonic, including new Omneon Spectrum servers. Featured on the exhibit floor at this year's NAB Show:
The new Omneon MediaGrid ContentServer
3000 said to be 30 percent cheaper in terms of price per gigabit. It supports
20-plus NLE clients on a single mode, and it’s scalable to “multiple
petabytes.” I/O devices that support DV, MPEG and
AVC-Intra, mixed-format and resolution playout, and up/down/cross conversion
and simulcast on every channel.
Spectrum MediaPort 7000 Series Spectrum MediaCenter
, which controls
“moderate channel counts” has up to 16 TB of storage and supports 600 Mbps in
real time, enough to accommodate 12 HD channels. It supports up to six
MediaPort I/O modules. Spectrum MediaPort 7000 Series
devices that support DV, MPEG and AVC-Intra, mixed-format and resolution
playout, and up/down/cross conversion and simulcast on every channel. ProStream 4000
, from the house of
Rhozet, is a live streaming appliance that transcodes for multiscreen delivery,
with up to 48 I/Os and “multi-encapsulation” to enable various streaming
protocols. Adobe, Apple and Microsoft streaming support is integrated.
Geoff Stedman, senior vice president of marketing for Harmonic, said most
products are shipping or will be shipping within “days.”
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