Harmonic has been awarded the patent for new technology which the company says will lower the operating costs for video processing.
The patent has been awarded to "Dynamic Allocation of CPU Cycles in Video Stream Processing".
The technology dynamically adjusts CPU cycles for cloud-based video processing based on video complexity information.
"This patent illustrates our commitment to innovation and to bringing new efficiencies and economic benefits to the entire video delivery workflow," said Patrick Harshman, president and chief executive officer of Harmonic.
"Receiving this patent award reinforces Harmonic's leadership in cloud- and SaaS-centric video delivery and strengthens our customers' abilities to efficiently create high-quality revenue-generating services, including live and UHD offerings, for their subscribers."