Ericsson agrees to buy Envivio for US$125 million

Ericsson has agreed to buy software-based video encoding firm, Envivio, for roughly US$125 million in cash. Ericsson said that the deal will strengthen its video compression standing and will extend its position in TV and media as a global end-to-end solution provider. It will add Envivio’s cloud-centric and software-based video capabilities to its portfolio of […]

Ateme providing 4K encoding at French Open

Video compression specialist Ateme is providing the primary live encoding platform for 4K, HEVC delivery of the French Open tennis tournament.  The images are being broadcast on the Fransat platform, which is distributing the tournament to French free-to-air broadcasting service TNT via satellite. The footage can be viewed on any 4K-compatible TV, according to Ateme. […]

TDC taps Appear TV for video processing

Nordic pay TV operator TDC has selected Appear TV’s XC5000 video processing platform to provide encoding and multiscreen transcoding for live linear broadcasts. The platform will be deployed for all TDC’s broadcasts, including the YouSee cable service and its OTT and multiscreen offerings. With the deployment, TDC aims to provide high quality picture across 100 […]