Harmonic has been awarded Patent No. 10,104,405 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
What does this signify for the Silicon Valley-based video delivery technology and services provider?
Harmonic scored the patent for its invention of “Dynamic Allocation of CPU Cycles in Video Stream Processing.” The technology dynamically adjusts CPU cycles for cloud-based video processing based on video complexity data.
“This patent illustrates our commitment to innovation and to bringing new efficiencies and economic benefits to the entire video delivery workflow,” Harmonic President/CEO Patrick Harshman said. “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.”