Harmonic and Elemental top multiscreen encoder market

Harmonic and its rapidly growing rival Elemental are locked in a “virtual tie” to lead the multiscreen encoder market, according to a recent assessment by ABI Research. The research ranked Envivio in third place and noted that the encoding market is expanding both in terms of revenue and the number of companies competing in the […]

Envivio debuts cloud-based processing, launches G5 encoder

Compression specialist Envivio has used the NAB Show to unveil new cloud-based video processing solutions, integrating its Envivio Muse software-based encoders and Envivio Halo network media processors into an OpenStack-based cloud software. Envivio has also turned to OTT streaming platform provider 1 Mainstream to deliver a joint cloud-based video service. Cyrille Berson, director, product management […]

Envivio makes European exec hire

Video processing technology provider Envivio has appointed Stefan Niesen – who previously worked at connected TV software firm Access and TV middleware provider Espial – as its director of sales for western, central and northern Europe. Niesen will be based at Envivio’s European headquarters in Rennes and will report into Gall Le Garrec, vice-president, sales […]

Envivio integrates Google Widevine for Android and Chrome

Video processing technology provider Envivio has integrated its Halo network media processor with Google Widevine digital rights management using MPEG-DASH adaptive bit-rate technology and common encryption for the delivery of video services on Android and Chrome devices.  Google Widevine DRM is supported natively on Google Chromecast and Chromebook devices as well as Android devices, allowing […]

Envivio enhances Muse

Envivio has announced enhancements to its Envivio Muse encoders, spanning the range of codecs including HEVC (H.265) MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) and MPEG-2. Live or on-demand HEVC encoding at resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD are supported in the newest versions of the Muse software, and Envivio says that several tier one customers around the world […]

Envivio supplies Muse to Volia

Envivio is supplying its Envivio Muse transcoders for Ukrainian cable operator Volia’s Smart HD over-the-top TV service to enable mobile device users to access the service as well as to make Smart HD available outside Volia’s current footprint. Volia’s transcoding platform runs on the 4caster G4 platform from Envivio. Envivio was named as one of […]

Envivio hires SeaChange’s Goldfarb as sales and service chief

TV technology provider Envivio has named Ira Goldfarb as senior vice-president of global sales and service. Goldfarb was previously executive vice-president, worldwide sales and service with SeaChange International. “Ira has successfully grown the global sales organization and served as a key member of the executive team at an innovative company that is a leader in […]

Atyak chooses Envivio for multiscreen service

Bahrain-based IPTV operator Atyaf has selected Envivio’s Muse software-based encoding solutions for its live and on-demand TV Everywhere services.  
Atyaf’s recently-launched multiscreen service offers over 130 channels in multiple adaptive bit-rate profiles for delivery to connected TVs, PCs, Android and Apple iOS devices. In its new multiscreen headend, Atyaf is using Envivio Muse Live and […]

MTG uses Envivio to bring Viaplay to set-tops

Modern Times Group has selected technology company Envivio’s Muse software-based encoding solutions to extend its Viaplay OTT service to set-top boxes. Viaplay is using Envivio Muse Live software-based encoders on the 4Caster C4 Gen III platform to extend streaming of live channels to IP set-top-boxes. The Viaplay online platform for the Nordic market launched as […]

Envivio launches 4Caster G4

Video processing company Envivio has launched the Envivio 4Caster G4 encoding appliance for the Envivio Muse software-based encoder family. Envivio says that the 4Caster G4 offers six times density compared to the current platform, which represents up to 72 standard definition or 12 HD channels per 2RU chassis. The appliance has the potential for further […]