Harmonic Codes AVC-Intra HD

Harmonic's Rhozet Carbon Coder to support Panasonic AVC-Intra HD technology

February 19, 2008

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT - News) today announced that its market-leading Rhozet™ Carbon Coder™ video transcoding solution will support Panasonic’s high-performance AVC-Intra high definition (HD) compression technology. Rhozet Carbon Coder will provide real-time transcoding of HD material using the AVC-Intra codec as a standard feature. Developed to provide greater image quality and flexibility in broadcast HD production, this intra-frame compression technology enables highly efficient compression without compromising HD quality. Carbon Coder with AVC-Intra support will be available in April 2008.

“The AVC-Intra format is fast gaining ground with broadcasters, offering significantly better compression efficiency than older codec families yet maintaining very high picture quality,” said David Trescot, Vice President of the Rhozet Business Unit at Harmonic Inc. “Support for AVC-Intra confirms our commitment to deliver the format support our customers require, for broadcast, broadband or mobile applications.”

Harmonic Inc. (Nasdaq: HLIT)

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