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Media Excel

Media Excel
  • 8834 N. Capital of TX Hwy
  • Ste 230
  • Austin TX 78759
  • USA
  • PH: 1 512 502 0034
  • FAX: 1 512 502 0119
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Media Excel has introduced a cutting-edge video delivery standard for multiple screens across head-end, cloud, and edge distribution networks. The company has launched its latest product line, the HERO 6000, which boasts a powerful software-based Live and VoD encoding/transcoding solution. In addition, the HERO 6000 includes hardware acceleration for even faster speed and higher quality. The new HERO product line natively supports all adaptive delivery technologies, including Low Latency CMAF, synchronized outputs from multiple camera inputs, and ad-insertion workflows. HERO also enables real-time HEVC compression up to UHD/4K60p and 8K with HDR for on-premise, virtual, and cloud architectures.

The HERO product line is trusted by leading media companies worldwide, such as AT&T, Verizon, Telus, RTL, Orange, NFL, NBA, MTV, IMG, VevoTV, Korea-Telecom, Level3, LG, Arqiva, Encompass, Akamai, QVC, and many more.

Product Description

HERO 4K: UHD HEVC Encoder/Transcoder
Media Excel’s HERO 4K Encoder platform is ideal for high-end live and file workflows for contribution and distribution. Offering pristine quality and proven reliability, the HERO 4K Encoder is the perfect solution for content gathering and head-end processing, with performance that delivers exceptional quality video up to UHD/4K60p in HEVC/AVC with HDR.

HERO 4K UHD HEVC Decoder presents the next level of video experiences for customers of premium broadcast, cable, satellite and OTT/TVE services and provides superior 4K HDR-enabled video quality and 60fps motion fluency. HERO 4K Decoder enables production-ready highly-available 4K HEVC workflows and is standards-compliant and field-proven with bitrates up to 120mbps.

HERO LIVE/FILE: Multi-Screen Encoding/Transcoding
The HERO Live and File series is based on Media Excel’s HERO multi-screen transcoding software solution. The software processes video on standard x86 servers and can be easily setup as a highly reliable live encoder/transcoder or as a powerful off-line transcoder. HERO fully supports HEVC/H.265 encoding for both Live and VoD, as well as eMBMS/LTE-B/ATSC- 3 workflows. HERO is currently the only encoder fully qualified with Akamai for CMAF ultra low latency workflows.

HERO CLOUD: Cloud-based Multi-Screen Encoding/Transcoding
With HERO CLOUD, HERO software runs as a virtual machine for cloud transcoding services. Several commercial (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, IBM, Atos, NTT, Fujitsu etc) and private (VMWare, KVM, Docker, etc) cloud providers are supported. HERO Cloud also supports HEVC/H.265 encoding for both Live and VoD up to 4K/UHD resolutions. HERO is currently the only encoder fully qualified with Akamai for CMAF ultra low latency workflows.

Whitepapers, Archived Webcasts and Sponsored Content

  • Media Excel Solutions
    Media Excel provides the ultimate solution for your broadcasting and streaming needs across versatile and flexible platforms with low latency. Experience AI-driven, cost-effective encoding/transcoding of HERO 6000.
  • AI-driven encoding solution: HERO DIVA Encoding
    HERO's DIVA Encoding, the latest feature utilizing machine learning technology, improves existing broadcasting environments and provides more efficient encoding and streaming capabilities.
  • Multi-source Synchronization
    HERO integrates synchronization signals into a range of input signals to accomplish seamless time synchronization. This innovation facilitates enhanced editing and uninterrupted real-time streaming services. Moreover, our specialized technology for managing transmission delays guarantees remarkable synchronization even under challenging circumstances.
  • HERO Live, Event, and File
    Media Excel’s HERO product line has the solution for all your video encoding and transcoding needs. Please check out Media Excel's product lines.
  • HERO Features and Specifications
    Our product datasheets provide comprehensive details and specifications of each product in our lineup. From technical specifications to key features, our datasheets offer a detailed overview to help you make informed decisions.

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