August 26, 2013 10.19 Europe/London By Julian Clover

IBC 2013: Stand 1.B20. Harmonic has announced plans for demos of the next generation Ultra HD digital video format, HEVC compression and branded channel playout.
“At IBC2013 Harmonic will showcase its ‘glass-to-glass’ integrated broadcast and multiscreen solutions, which deliver dramatically superior video quality across formats from SD to emerging Ultra HD,” said Peter Alexander, senior vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer at Harmonic. “The product demonstrations at the booth will highlight the operational efficiencies, cost savings, and amazing video quality that operators can achieve by leveraging an integrated solution from Harmonic”.
In a demonstration of its HEVC-ready Promedia family of multiscreen solutions, Harmonic will showcase new Ultra HD reference footage, which will be made available to customers testing interoperability with HEVC clients.
There will also be a demo of what Harmonic is describing as the industry’s first true CCAP-compliant platform
NSG Pro can converge high-density universal edgeQAM capabilities with future, integrated CMTS functionality. Featuring built-in DVB encryption. It supports a variety of video and data services, such as cloud DVR, IP video, video on demand (VOD), and M-CMTS and is seen as a platform for European operators making the transition to an all-IP infrastructure.