Infrastructure agnostic video software for easy portability
VOS® Cloud-Native Software is created from the ground up as a cloud-native platform for video processing and delivery. It's built with docker containers and microservices, using Kubernetes orchestration.
The orchestrator connects and synchronizes all microservices for every workflow, end-to-end.
Adapt VOS to your cloud of choice
You can deploy VOS on a private data center or public cloud with any of the major cloud providers. You can easily align VOS to your IT and business cloud preferences.
Seamless integration with one user interface
Operate seamlessly on a wide range of COTS hardware and virtualization layers on both private data centers and public clouds. VOS operates perfectly with existing workflows or as a redundancy option.
Quickly access easy-to-use software features with a rich set of API capabilities through one intuitive user interface. It abstracts and manages IT infrastructures using load balancing mechanisms to optimize the use of your resources and manage redundancy with minimum overhead.
Shift your services based on needs
Adapt the services you deliver to your audiences or change the way your business operates. VOS allows you to add new services, like network DVR, time-shift, live streaming and more.
You'll also have the ability to choose how your channels are delivered. You can run hybrid operations from satellite broadcasts with full stamux capabilitiy to OTT streaming.
Portable to the cloud - Move video platforms from a private data center to the public cloud with ease
Cloud-native software - Built with docker containers and microservices, using Kubernetes orchestration
Powerful workflows - Connect and synchronize all microservices for every workflow
24/7/365 support - Dedicated teams to ensure the highest level of availability and maximum uptime
Complete compatibility - Supports a wide range of COTS hardware and virtualization layers
Backup with confidence - Activate your backup in minutes for maintenance or fire drills
Cloud distribution - Distribute linear channels globally, securely and reliably using a public CDN, enabling stream customization and increased flexibility
Video on-demand - Get a single platform to handle the complete video workflow to ingest your files or record your live sources to create VOD assets to immediately publish, and stream to your subscribers
Broadcast in the cloud - Unify workflows and launch TV channels faster, with greater agility and flexibility by supporting ingest, transcoding, playout, branding, statmux and more
Live events - Deliver and monetize live events content at scale, with targeted advertising, pristine video quality and sophisticated blackouts management
Live ingest for transcoding - Includes uncompressed over IP (SMPTE 2022-6, SMPTE ST 2110), slightly compressed (NMI), and compressed TS(MPEG-2, AVC, HEVC) sources, up to UHD
Multi-bitrate TS live ingest for packaging (no transcoding) - Supports compressed TS AVC and HEVC sources. These streams can be received over managed networks (SMPTE-2022-1, 2022-2, 2022-7) and internet (SRT, DPR FEC). Also supports RTMP live inputs
Audio codecs: AAC, AC3
Data: Closed caption, Teletext, DVB-Sub
MXF: AVC-I, AVC Long GOP, MPEG-2 Long GOP, XDCAM50
MP4: H.264 with AAC
MTS: MPEG-2, H.264, with MPEG-2 layer 1, AAC or AC3
Supports native file formats, so there is no need to transcode content to a uniform format for playout
Uses a wide range of codecs and file formats common to video servers, including Harmonic’s Spectrum™ server product line
Dynamic data sources include text files, RSS feeds, and database queries can encompass external services queries such as weather or social media services
Graphics templates offer scripting capabilities so you can create compelling graphical content to compliment your video
Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™ - advanced transcoding technology supports SD, HD, and UHD formats, and MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC, and HEVC codecs for broadcast and OTT delivery, providing groundbreaking video quality at the lowest possible bit rates and latency
Harmonic EyeQ™ content-aware encoding offers consistent, superior video quality for IPTV and OTT services, with up to a 50 percent reduction in bandwidth. This technology is built with artificial intelligence techniques to achieve better video quality at a lower bit rate and higher density
Multi-CAS and Multi-DRM solutions for protecting your pay TV, OTT and hybrid platforms
AES and BISS provide scrambling for pay TV and are integrated with major DVB Simulcrypt and DVB-CAS conditional access systems for content protection
DRM for OTT, including FairPlay and PlayReady for HLS, Widevine and PlayReady for MPEG-DASH, MPEG-CENC for CMAF (MPEG-DASH + HLS), and PlayReady for HSS. HKMS, CPIX, and specific APIs interface with Key Management Systems (KMS)