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Harmonic to demo variety of solutions at IPTV World Forum

The company will show various solutions, including an integrated advertisement insertion solution for ad ingest and overlay.
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Harmonic plans to demonstrate how its DiviCom Electra 7000 encoder can be used for SD-to-HD upconversion during the IPTV World Forum this week in London.

At the IPTV World Forum in London this week, Harmonic will make several technology demonstrations, ranging from MPEG-4 AVC encoding for SD to HD upconversions to solutions for video-on-demand services.

Specifically, the company will show:

  • High-definition MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) video using Harmonic's DiviCom Electra 7000 encoder for SD-to-HD upconversion and dual bit-rate compression for constrained networks.
  • A hybrid headend with standard-definition H.264 video encoded by the Electra 5400 and the new Ion AVC systems for long-tail content delivery.
  • Video-on-demand (VOD) featuring the MediaPrism suite of content preparation tools, time-shifted "catch up TV" and targeted ad insertion applications.
  • H.264 multichannel mosaic compilations delivered using the ProStream 8000 solution.
  • Harmonic's integrated advertisement insertion solution, including the ProStream 2000 splicer, StreamLiner 2000 ad server, and MediaPrism for ad ingest and overlay.

For more information, visit: www.harmonicinc.com.