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Holding out for a multiscreen Hero

By Anne Morris

Pay-TV operators, telcos and broadcasters worldwide are increasingly deploying high-profile multiscreen services with 4K and HEVC next generation technologies, according to Media Excel.

The company is showcasing its multiscreen transcoding standard under the Hero product line, offering a software-based live and VoD encoding/transcoding solution for the contribution and distribution of adaptive multiscreen video.

Hero natively supports all major adaptive delivery technologies, as well as conditional access and ad-insertion workflows. Furthermore, Hero HEVC encoder/decoder products provide realtime HEVC compression up to UHD/4K60p.

Media Excel can already count companies such as AT&T, Verizon, Telus, RTL, Orange, NFL, NBA, MTV, VevoTV, Korea Telecom, Level3, QuickPlay Media, MobiTV and more as customers for the Hero product range.