Omneon Video Networks, Inc. provides digital content storage and processing systems for media companies to enable production and distribution of digital video and audio. It develops, markets, and sells a range of video servers, active storage systems, and related software applications to ingest, process, store, manage, and deliver digital media in various formats. The companyâ€™s products include Spectrum video servers, MediaGrid active storage systems, and related software applications. Its Spectrum video server is optimized for real-time applications, such as multi-channel broadcast playout. The companyâ€™s MediaGrid active storage system is used for file-based content storage and provides high-bandwidth simultaneous multi-user access to content, as well as incorporates grid computing capabilities, enabling integrated digital media processing functions, such as format conversion and quality control. Omneon Video Networksâ€™ products are integrated with complementary technologies and applications, and offers application programming interfaces. Its products are used by media companies, including multi-national media conglomerates, commercial and public broadcast television networks, content networks, satellite broadcasters, television service providers, local television stations, and mobile television providers. The company sells its products indirectly through system integrators and directly to end user customers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Omneon Video Networks was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Video company Omneon acquired by Harmonic, 12 years after first investment (deals.venturebeat.com)