Encoding.com Introduces Live Transcoding

Encoding.com partners with Harmonic and Zixi to power Live Linear and Live Event video workflows. 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA- June 16, 2016- Encoding.com, the most trusted cloud-based video processing service for the media and entertainment market, has introduced their Live Transcoding service powered by technology from Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure. Broadcasters, cable programmers and over-the-top video service providers can now leverage Encoding.com’s best of breed cloud platform along with Harmonic’s innovative VOS™ Cloud media processing solution to deliver high-quality, live video experiences to customers around the globe.

“Encoding.com is trusted by many leading media brands to transcode and package on-demand video content for consumers across all devices. Now with Harmonic’s powerful VOS Cloud technology integrated deeply into the Encoding.com platform, video service providers have access to an unrivaled set of Live and On Demand capabilities in the cloud, delivered with the industry’s best video quality,” said Bart Spriester, SVP Video Products at Harmonic.

Via a single API integration, video providers now have access to a unique platform boasting the industry’s largest capability set for VOD and live video workflows, all under one roof.

“Having been the pioneer and leader in powering cloud-based video workflows for on-demand video providers for more than eight years, Encoding.com is uniquely positioned to deliver a mature and trusted service covering a broad suite of both file and live transcoding workflows in 10 data centers across six continents,” said Greggory Heil, CEO at Encoding.com. “Leveraging Harmonic’s video technology, the high quality, reliability and efficiency demands of live services are easily met, and as a result, we expect the addition of live services by Encoding.com to accelerate the overall migration of enterprise media processing to the cloud."

Encoding.com has also partnered with Zixi, the industry leader of live broadcast-quality video delivery over public and private IP networks, to provide the industry’s highest quality video ingest over unmanaged Internet connections from any device, anywhere. Users of the Encoding.com Live Transcoding service will benefit from Zixi’s large and rapidly growing ecosystem of embedded hardware and platforms to simplify and accelerate time to market for their live video content.

“We are excited to work with Encoding.com, a highly respected pioneer in powering cloud-based media workflows,” stated Israel Drori, President at Zixi. “Combining the best-of-breed products from Zixi and Encoding.com ensures that customers can deliver high-quality live video experiences to all consumer devices in an extremely cost efficient manner. “
To learn more about this new offering or to schedule a meeting with us to discuss your workflow requirements contact sales@encoding.com.

About Encoding.com
Encoding.com is the largest and most trusted cloud-based video processing service provider. As the pioneer and market leader for enabling multi-screen video delivery, Encoding.com powers advanced workflows for the majority of the Fortune 1000 media, entertainment, cable, broadcast, and technology brands. Offering the most robust feature set in the industry, Encoding.com streamlines transcoding, packaging and video delivery to all mobile, desktop, IPTV, and OTT devices. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Aspen, CO and St. Petersburg, Russia, Encoding.com operates in private cloud environments and 10 data centers around the globe. For the latest news, please visit www.encoding.com and follow them on Twitter https://twitter.com/encodingdotcom.

About Harmonic
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services. Harmonic enables customers to produce, deliver and monetize amazing video experiences, with unequalled business agility and operational efficiency, by providing market-leading innovation, high-quality service and compelling total cost of ownership. More information is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

About Zixi
Zixi has engineered a proven, patent pending software platform that enables the delivery of flawless, broadcast-quality HD video over the Internet, in real time to any device over any distance. By solving the Internet’s inherent video broadcast quality and delivery problems, Zixi enables delivery of low-latency video of unprecedented quality regardless of network conditions, transforming the Internet into a broadcast-quality, global video delivery network. Customers using Zixi to enhance their users’ experiences include the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Stryker and News Corp to name a few. Zixi is privately held and based in Waltham, MA

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