Envivio, a leading provider of software-based live and on-demand video processing solutions, will showcase technologies that enable operators to provide their audiences with the best possible TV experience on any screen at IBC Amsterdam this year at IBC 2013 booth #1.D73.
"Envivio is a pioneer in advancements such as HEVC and Ultra HD encoding, and at this year's IBC show we will feature our latest implementations of these technologies that promise to help operators improve the viewer experience while lowering operational costs," said Julien Signes, Envivio's president and CEO. "We believe that a software-based architecture offers the most flexibility, scalability and outstanding performance for both traditional broadcast TV services and any-screen TV, and look forward to demonstrating these solutions at IBC 2013."
The company will be demonstrating its full range of solutions for Ultra HD (4K) and HEVC (H.265) compression, personalized TV Anytime services, and its new Envivio Guru(TM) network management system. Envivio Guru (formerly 4Manager(TM)) offers enhanced user interfaces and operational improvements to facilitate network setup, management and control.
IBC is Europe's largest video industry exhibition, taking place in Amsterdam September 13-17, and Envivio's demonstrations at the show will highlight how its software-based approach can offer better video quality while optimizing bandwidth efficiency for traditional broadcast or cloud/connected TV services.
Visitors to the Envivio booth at IBC will be able to experience a range of advanced solutions, including:
— 4K video encoded in HEVC format with Envivio Muse(TM) transcoding software
— HEVC vs. AVC vs. MPEG-2: real-time encoding comparisons of the same video encoded in three codecs, enabling significant bitrate savings while preserving video quality
— Real-world any-screen connected TV and mobile video services offered by European customers in Belgium and Spain
— TV Anytime (nPVR, Catch-up, Start-over and VOD) plus blackout, ad insertion, subtitling and just-in-time packaging powered by the Envivio Halo(TM) network media processor
— Processing and workflow management interfaces and the Envivio 4CasterTM G4 Intel-based server appliance
— Envivio CTO Jean-Pierre Henot will also present a paper titled, "High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC): The Next Big Thing?" at the IBC conference on Sunday, September 15 during a panel session, "High Efficiency Video Coding
— Will It Do Enough?" from 8:30-10:30 am in the Emerald Room at the RAI.
More than 300 content and service providers around the globe have selected Envivio software-based video delivery solutions to power their TV and any-screen services. Visit www.envivio.com to learn more about TV without boundaries.