Harmonic IRD Gets 4:2:2 Decoding

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Harmonic Proview7100 300x132At IBC, Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) announced 4:2:2 decoding capabilities for its ProView 7100 integrated receiver-decoder (IRD), transcoder, and stream processor. The IRD's SD and HD decoder is designed to support 4:2:2 compressed video streams in both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC 8/10-bit formats.

It integrates 4:2:2 decoding for DVB-S/S2, IP, and DVB-ASI input interfaces and is designed to let content providers decode SD and HD content presented as either MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 AVC compressed streams. The ProView 7100 is designed to support single-channel decoding, MPEG-4 AVC-to-MPEG-2 transcoding, DVB descrambling, multiformat video decoding, descrambling and remultiplexing of up to four transport streams, as well as transcoding for up to eight channels.
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