SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that the Envivio Halo™ Experience Server and Envivio Muse™ On-Demand transcoder have received outstanding scores in the 2013 Broadband Technology Report (BTR) Diamond Technology Reviews. Halo Experience was awarded 4.5 diamonds, this year's highest score, and Muse On-Demand received a mark of 3.5 diamonds with honorable mention.
Conducted annually, the Diamond Reviews honor the top products in the industry, with judging based on criteria including unique technology/application, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability. Judges for this year's Diamond Technology Reviews included cable industry experts from Bright House, Buckeye, Comcast, Mediacom, Rogers, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable.
Introduced in April 2013, Halo Experience is a multi-screen application server designed to allow operators to further personalize the user experience based on individual viewer requests and facilitate advanced applications without significant changes to the existing infrastructure.One judge remarked, "The Halo Experience Server offers MSOs a solution for enabling new multi-screen applications including network DVR and targeted advertising to generate additional revenue streams. The solution can be installed with minimal impact to the existing infrastructure in a short timeframe, making it all the more attractive to operators." Another reviewer liked its content personalization capabilities, saying, "When looking to add the functionality of the Halo network media processor to add in great features like trick plays to live streams or to record programs and transfer them to mobile units and then to add in the capabilities for sending instant video clips to friends and building custom TV channels with a la carte content, [these features] make the Halo Experience server a game changer."