Dalet Selects Harmonic’s Rhozet™ Transcoding Technology

Harmonic’s Rhozet™ video transcoding solution has been selected by Dalet for integration with Dalet products and solutions

Harmonic Inc. today announced that its Rhozet™ Carbon Coder™ video transcoding solution has been selected by Dalet for integration with the full range of Dalet asset management and broadcast solutions. Dalet’s file-based solutions offer end-to-end digital workflows—from ingest to production, editing, scheduling, transmission, archiving and content distribution. The Dalet – Rhozet integration is deployed at The Press Association, the national news agency for the United Kingdom and Ireland, for efficient production and management of video packages which are distributed to affiliates via The Press Association’s web portal.

Video journalists in the field edit video using their laptops and upload finished packages to headquarters using a customized store-and-forward video hub application developed using Rhozet video transcoding technology. Since burdensome transcoding and publishing functions are handled behind-the-scenes, journalists can focus their attention on content rather than on repetitive tasks.

“We’re impressed with the Rhozet transcoding capabilities and the ease in which we have been able to integrate these capabilities with the Dalet core engine to meet the requirements of our customers,” said Kevin Savina, Director of Product Management at Dalet.

“Dalet’s proven technology is used by major broadcasters and content providers to facilitate the management of video assets,” said David Trescot, Vice President of the Rhozet Business Unit at Harmonic Inc. “Carbon Coder transcoding technology expands their offering by providing a significant increase in workflow efficiencies for these customers.”

Harmonic’s Rhozet Carbon Coder is a universal transcoding application that facilitates the transfer of media between a variety of platforms, including acquisition, editing, playout, archive, the Internet and mobile devices. Carbon Coder can run as a stand-alone application or as part of a multi-node, fully-automated rendering farm. Carbon Coder provides high-performance, scalable and cost-effective transcoding for a broad range of business environments, from specialized studios to enterprise-scale installations.


About Harmonic Inc.

Harmonic Inc. is a leading provider of versatile and high performance video solutions that enable service providers to efficiently deliver the next generation of broadcast and on-demand services including high definition, video-on-demand, network personal video recording and time-shifted TV. Cable, satellite, broadcast and telecom service providers can increase revenues and lower operational expenditures by using Harmonic’s digital video, broadband optical access and software solutions to offer consumers the compelling and personalized viewing experience that is driving the business models of the future.

Rhozet, a business unit of Harmonic Inc., is dedicated to providing accelerated high-quality media transcoding solutions. The Rhozet solutions are offered in both off-the-shelf and customized software configurations for the production and content delivery markets.

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with R&D, sales and system integration centers worldwide. The Company’s customers, including many of the world’s largest communications providers, deliver services in virtually every country. Visit www.harmonicinc.com for more information.


About Dalet

Dalet is a worldwide leader in software that empowers broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video content in a digital, multi-platform world. Dalet media asset management (MAM) solutions streamline production costs and increase revenue opportunities by simplifying the distribution of rich-media assets across both interactive and traditional platforms.

Dalet tools are used around the world by thousands of content producers including major television and radio public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, DR, NPR, RFI, RTM, VOA, WDR), commercial networks (ART, eTV, Grupo Prisa, Prime Television, The Press Association, Warner Bros., XM Satellite) and government organizations (Queensland JAG, Canadian House of Commons, The European Commission).

Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0000076176, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com.


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