Harmonic Releases Integrated Receiver-Decoder for Ultra-HD
[Via Satellite 03-23-2015] Harmonic has improved the ProView 7100, a single-rack, multi-format Integrated Receiver-Decoder (IRD) to support High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) for Ultra-HD video content. The device enables the decoding of HEVC compressed streams at resolutions up to 1080p, 60 fps to boost bandwidth efficiency.
Using a high-density 1RU chassis, the ProView 7100 IRD platform offers decoding in HEVC, MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) and Standard Definition (SD)/High Definition (HD) MPEG-2. Additionally, the device can perform MPEG-2 and AVC transcoding. For the highest possible video quality, the ProView 7100 supports AVC HD and HEVC 4:2:2 10-bit decoding up to 1080p60. New and existing customers can access HEVC decoding capabilities through a software update and license key.