SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that AJK Cable Networks has deployed a converged Envivio headend system for its new MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) multi-screen video service, Reena TV. AJK is the first cable operator in India to use a single headend to serve the full range of display devices—TV set-top boxes, connected TVs, PCs, tablets and mobile phones. Operating in the Pondicherry region of India, Reena TV is targeting more than 200,000 customers for their digital service. AJK Cable selected Envivio Muse™ encoding software on the 4Caster™ Gen III appliance to perform live encoding for its 200 HD and SD TV channels, with variable bit-rate statistical multiplexing to optimize bandwidth efficiency and video quality. Fifty of those channels are transcoded for delivery to mobile devices. Envivio 4Manager™ is used to monitor and control the video headend. "Our goal was to deliver a high quality TV service on all platforms with the latest cutting-edge technology, from a vendor we could trust," said John Kumar, managing director at AJK Cable Networks. "Envivio offered the most advanced solution on a dense platform with the capabilities we need for today, and as we grow." Some of the features critical for AJK included audio leveling, statistical multiplexing, SD-to-HD upconversion and programmable logo insertion. Envivio offers a unique feature set for both linear TV and multi-screen applications, while delivering outstanding video quality and performance. "We congratulate AJK Cable for its leadership in launching India's first converged broadcast TV and multi-screen service," said Julien Signès, Envivio president and CEO. "At Envivio, we are focused on developing the video processing technology and solutions that allow our customers to successfully extend their video services and enhance the customer experience."
More than 300 content and service providers around the globe have selected Envivio to power their multi-screen and broadcast TV services.About Envivio Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI) is a leader in solutions for multi-screen video processing and delivery. Envivio solutions remove the boundaries of traditional television and make the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. Now in its second decade of developing market-leading video convergence solutions, Envivio powers services for more than 300 content and service provider customers around the world, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, nine of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four US cable operators. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has offices worldwide including France, England, China, Singapore and Japan. Visit www.envivio.com for more information. The Envivio logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=12583 Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements about Envivio's product development efforts and the features and benefits of Envivio's products. Actual results may vary materially due to a number of factors including, but not limited to, the risk that, Envivio is unable to deploy and achieve market acceptance of its products, capital spending in its target markets decreases or is delayed, as well as other risks that are detailed from time to time in Envivio's SEC reports. Envivio is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Information contained in our website is not incorporated by reference in, or made part of this press release.