SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of software-based live and on-demand multi-screen video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that VOLIA, Ukraine's number one pay TV operator, has selected Envivio Muse™ transcoders for its new over-the-top (OTT) Internet TV services. VOLIA's transcoding solution runs on the 4Caster™ G4 platform, Envivio's high performance computing appliance for broadcast and multi-screen video processing.
Envivio was selected by VOLIA to help the service provider address the requirements of existing customers viewing content on mobile devices, as well as to provide VOLIA services outside its footprint. The VOLIA Smart HD OTT video service—encompassing more than 130 channels—is available to more than 1.5 million households across its footprint of over 29 cities throughout Ukraine.
"We chose the Envivio Muse encoders to power the VOLIA Smart HD service because Envivio offered outstanding video quality and a flexible architecture based on software," said Alexander Hnyduik, CTO of VOLIA. "This flexibility is important as we integrate our payTV and OTT platforms and serve a larger number of viewers around the country who want to enjoy a more personalized, anytime, anywhere TV experience.""Operators around the world choose Envivio software for a variety of video processing needs, including live and on-demand TV delivered in the home or on mobile devices," said Serguei Lakham, Russia/CIS sales director for Envivio. "This deployment with an innovative operator is an excellent example of how our solutions are ideally suited for advanced video delivery to any screen." Envivio Muse transcoders incorporate built-in interfaces to all major content delivery network (CDN) and conditional access system (CAS) providers, which enable faster time-to-market for OTT video deployments. Designed for 24x7 TV services delivered over cable, satellite, managed or unmanaged IP networks, Muse compresses TV signals to any format or resolution—including MPEG-2, H.264 and HEVC (H.265). It also supports advanced functionalities such as ad insertion, audio level adjustment, video quality measurement and image processing.