Broadcasters, Cable MSO’s, Media Companies, OTT services, Telcos or any other content distributors who’ve been looking to expand their workflow capabilities into the cloud can now do so with Encoding.com and Harmonic. Encoding.com has integrated both the ProMedia Carbon and ProMedia Xpress transcoding engines into our cloud infrastructure. The integration delivers the best of Harmonic’s video transcoding engines with the scale, automation, and features of the Encoding.com cloud. You can now access a service that provides superior video quality, robust format support, dynamic and instant scale, and the flexibility of a feature-rich web application. Let’s take a closer look at what ProMedia Carbon and Xpress deliver.
From cloud to on-premise and back again. Encoding.com extends your existing ProMedia Carbon or Xpress presets when initiating Carbon jobs in the cloud.
Flexible, utility-based pricing models that scale with volume.
Encoding.com scales compute resource with job volume. Send us 500 assets and we will dynamically spin up 500 servers.
Encoding.com runs the latest versions of Carbon and Xpress for access to the latest features.
Encoding.com runs in 10 global data centers, allowing you the fastest upload and download speeds for your source content.
Broadcasters, Cable MSO’s, Big Media, OTT providers, Telcos… any and all premium content distributors who’ve been looking to expand their advanced workflow capabilities into the cloud can now do so with Encoding.com and Harmonic. By integrating the ProMedia Carbon engine into our cloud platform, we’ve empowered media professionals with the best in on-premise transcoding and the scale and feature-rich workflow capabilities of Encoding.com. Simply, you can now access a service that provides superior video quality, robust format support, dynamic and instant scale, and the flexibility of a feature-rich web application.
Seamlessly burst from your existing Harmonic WFS The integration is available as either a pure cloud-based or integrated cloud-burst offering. The new service provides Carbon users with an unlimited cloud capacity for converting broadcast-quality video content into virtually any standard media format.
Generate MPEG-2 CableLabs spec in the cloud? Now you can. Access all of the Carbon features via the Encoding.com API or UI.
Designed for existing Harmonic video encoding customers utilizing ProMedia Carbon with a WFS™ file-based workflow engine, on-premise users can simply divert workloads to a watch folder that is routed to the Encoding.com cloud. Armed with the ability to burst to the cloud, users can significantly reduce content turnaround time from source to target. The image below illustrates configuration of the Harmonic WFS to burst transcoding overage into the Encoding.com cloud.
<!-- harmonic preset options -->
Transport Stream I/O
|1||Baseband Operations||High-quality deinterlacer, High-quality scaler, Frame rate converter, Color space correction|
|2||User-Selectable Filters and Tools||Audio channel mixer (including downmixer), Crop, Logo insertion|
|3||Audio Channel Mixer||Map incoming audio channels and tracks to outgoing ones 5.1 and 7.1 to stereo downmixing|
|1||Container||MPEG-2 TS||Set of MPEG-2 SPTS|
|2||Video||MPEG-2, H.264, including CableLabs and AVC1||H.264|
|3||Audio||Dolby® Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC-LC, HE-AAC v1 & v2, SMPTE 302M||AC-3, E-AC-3, MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC-LC, HE-AAC v1 & v2|
|4||Metadata||Closed Captions: A/53, Teletext PID, DVB Subtitling PID, Splicing signaling: SCTE-35||Closed Captions, Teletext PID, DVB Subtitling PID|
ABR Streaming Protocols
|1||Apple HLS||AES-128 CBC, Sample AES|
|3||Adobe HDS||Access 3.0|
Automating your workflow is easy with our robust API, the snippets below will get you started, for more details, see our API docs.
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<preset_file_transcode>[PresetFileURL]</preset_file_transcode> <!-- REQUIRED -->
<!-- Destination fields -->
<destination>[DestFile]</destination> <!-- REQUIRED -->
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