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CTS Going Live in HD/UHD Courtesy of Harmonic

Will provide HD/UHD coverage during 29th Summer Universiade event
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SAN JOSE, CALIF.—Chinese Television System will bring the 29th Summer Universiade sporting event to viewers in HD and UHD via a contribution and distribution system from Harmonic. CTS will receive a Harmonic transmission system to provide live HD video content, as well as HEVC-encoded UHD, for IP network distribution to its television networks.

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The Harmonic technology will be used to cover the events various stadiums and facilities and the opening and closing ceremonies. The C&D system enables CTS to capture video at the front-end of the broadcast chain and deliver a UHD experience with high-resolution and high-frame rate technology. The C&D workflow includes the ViBE CP3000 contribution encoders, ViBE CP6000 contribution platforms, ViBE 4K UHD encoders and ProView integrated receiver-decoders. The workflow supports HEVC UHD and AVC HD 4:2:2 10-bit compression and decompression.

The 29th Summer Universiade is a worldwide multi-sport event for university athletes organized by the International University Sports Federation. It will take place in Taipei, Taiwan from Aug. 19-30.