Synamedia signs up Signes to head video processing unit

Synamedia, the technology company created from Cisco’s service provider video arm and backed by Permira, has named Envivio founder and former CEO Julien Signes as senior vice-president and general manager of its video processing business unit. Signes will head up the unit with a focus on the industry’s ongoing transition to software-based encoding for broadcast […]

Ericsson completes Envivio takeover

Ericsson has completed its takeover of software-based video encoding firm, Envivio. Ericsson said the transaction was completed through a merger of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Cindy Acquisition Corporation, with and into Envivio. The US$125 million deal was first agreed in September. Envivio is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ericsson.

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 […]

Envivio makes ‘significant progress towards profitability’

Encoding specialist Envivio reported a “significant progress towards profitability” in its most recent quarter after cutting its net loss to US$0.6 million. The company said that revenue of US$11.7 million, which was up slightly year-on-year, was driven by “several large tier-one customer wins.” “We continue to balance our progress toward profitability with investing in our […]

Envivio to demo advanced cloud DVR solution

Video processing, delivery, and monetisation firm, Envivio, will demonstrate its latest and most advanced cloud DVR solution at IBC. The solution will use Envivio’s software, optimised to run on the HP Moonshot for Media Processing server, powered by Intel Xeon E3-1284 v4 processors. Designed for “the multi-screen world”, the cloud DVR offering is designed to […]

Envivio to introduce virtual headend

Encoding specialist Envivio will introduce a virtual, all-software headend for satellite, terrestrial, cable TV, broadband and wireless IP networks at IBC. According to Envivio, the platform will enable video providers to now deliver traditional TV and multi-screen services from a single encoder. Envivio’s platform is optimized for Intel architecture. The company says that operational improvements […]

Ultra HD, high dynamic range demo staged in France

A demonstration of an Ultra High Definition, high dynamic range broadcast at 50 frames per-second on existing networks has been held in the Brittany region in France.  Technology partners Envivio, Images and Réseaux, Orange, SeaEvents, TDF, Technicolor and Thomson Video Networks worked together to broadcast the French leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in Lorient, […]

Envivio benefits from increased technology adoption

Envivio is “starting to see results” from the increased adoption of its video processing software solutions among its customer base, the firm said in its latest earnings announcement.  Detailing its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 ending January 31, the multiscreen video specialist said that quarter-over-quarter revenues improved, despite being down on […]

Envivio to demo Nuage cloud video service

Envivio will demo its new end-to-end, cloud-based video solution, Nuage at IBC, as part of its latest advancements in video processing, delivery and personalisation. Nuage is a virtualised, software-as-a-service video solution that manages content for live and on-demand video on any screen. It encompasses all Envivio’s video processing, video delivery and personalisation technology, along with […]

TDF partners with Envivio to air French Open in 4K

French transmission services provider TDF is using Envivio HEVC video processing to broadcast the French Open tennis tournament in 4K.  TDF is using Envivio’s Muse 4K Ultra HD compression technology to live-stream the action to compatible 4K TV sets in France, with TDF to deliver various matches from the Centre Court in DVB-T2 format to […]

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