06.18.2013 12:20 PM
Harmonic Adds Linear Ad Splicing to ProStream 9100
Digital processing application enables versatility for ProStream 9100
SAN JOSE, CALIF. —Harmonic has added linear ad splicing capabilities for its ProStream 9100 real-time stream processor. The new functionality enables service providers and broadcasters to frame-accurately insert targeted local and regional advertisements into broadcast programming delivered via MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC SD/HD transport streams.

“Utilizing the high-density ProStream 9100 stream processor, local broadcasters and service providers now have the opportunity to boost their revenue streams by allowing advertisers to reach differentiated viewers with targeted ads,” said Krishnan Padmanabhan, senior vice president, video products at Harmonic. “ProStream 9100 supports a variety of complex digital processing applications, including scrambling, multiplexing, transcoding, and now linear ad splicing, from a single rack unit, making it an incredibly versatile solution for advanced broadcast applications.”

Harmonic’s ProStream 9100 is intended for local broadcast, digital turnaround and cable delivery applications. Leveraging ProStream’s multicore processing technology, the linear ad splicing capability conforms to the SCTE 35 protocol and ensures seamless insertion of up to 2 Gb of combined advertising and network content. The splicing feature also eliminates the need to decode a transport stream for insertion into regional advertising, simplifying workflows while maintaining video quality.

ProStream supports 2 Gb of data throughput and up to 500 simultaneous multiplexing/scrambling services. ProStream 9100 with ACE transcoding technology can support 20 HD or 60 SD broadcast transcoding services, 20 HD/SD multiscreen inputs with 80 multiscreen output profiles and integrated any-to-any audio transcoding with audio leveling capabilities in a single rack unit. Leveraging ACE transcoding technology, the high-density solution provides video quality lowers power consumption and increases platform serviceability.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

202 Communications /   Friday 12:41 PM
Albis Technologies Appoints New Head of Access Solutions
ignite strategic communications /   Thursday 03:48 PM
2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Unveils Expanded Session Schedule

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology