Siemens Trancodes With Harmonic

Harmonic's Rhozet transcoding technology chosen by Siemens IT solutions and services for digital media initiative at major UK broadcaster

April 15, 2008

1 Min Read

LAS VEGAS -- Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT - News) today announced that its Rhozet™ Carbon Coder video transcoding solution has been selected by Siemens IT Solutions and Services as an essential technology component of the BBC’s (the Corporation) Digital Media Initiative (DMI). As a result of this decision, Harmonic intends to form a global partnership with Siemens to make the technologies and know-how involved in delivering DMI available to other broadcasters who are considering tackling a similar technical challenge.

Siemens IT Solutions and Services, as the BBC’s technology partner, has been working with the Corporation to architect the solution for DMI and select the key technology vendors. Siemens will now act as the prime integrator on the project, leading the service-oriented integration of these components to deliver a solution that meets the needs of the Corporation.

“To be chosen by Siemens as an essential technology component of the DMI project is significant,” said David Trescot, Vice President of the Rhozet Business Unit at Harmonic Inc. “Not only is Rhozet transcoding helping to solve the BBC’s workflow needs, but Siemens is also now leading the charge to bring this advanced workflow to broadcasters worldwide.”

Harmonic Inc. (Nasdaq: HLIT)

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like