Envivio Enables TV Anytime On Any Screen With Enhancements To Halo Network Media Processor

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, is introducing enhancements to the Envivio Halo™ network media processor, adding support for advanced TV Anytime multi-screen services. Now, operators can offer time-shifted applications such as catch-up TV, start over and network PVR in the HTTP ABR streaming environment, bringing traditional TV applications to mobile devices. Multiple operators in Europe and North America are currently conducting lab trials of Halo's TV Anytime functionality.

One key element now available on Halo is Personalized Index Creation (PIC), a new and advanced approach enabling dynamic asset creation in the network, including highlights creation and time-shifted TV assets. This streamlined solution utilizes bits of content already cached in the network to deliver a unique stream per user. By leveraging the existing caching infrastructure, PIC does not require expensive storage and processing and opens up possibilities for new personalized service offerings.

"The new TV Anytime capabilities available on Halo further enhance the multi-screen user experience by allowing operators to deliver time-shifted TV and customized assets," said Julien Signès, Envivio president and CEO. "Halo's smart, network-optimized architecture offers several benefits to service providers, including increased efficiency, lower costs and the ability to deliver more advanced and personalized services for subscribers."

Highlights of Halo with TV Anytime support include:
  • Time-shifted TV (catch-up, start over, nPVR) on any screen
  • Personalized Index Creation (PIC) using content stored in the network
  • Targeted ad insertion and blackout management
  • Live-to-file asset and highlights creation
  • EAS and Nielsen metadata translation on any screen
  • Compatibility with cost-effective storage solutions
  • Support for MPEG-DASH with ISO/IEC Common Encryption (CENC) standard
  • Support for Flash RTMP
  • Packaging and digital rights management (DRM) for up to 100 input channels
  • Integrated origin server

Halo is an extremely flexible, unique and powerful solution for a variety of multi-screen processing functions, including formatting, encryption, workflow management, targeted ad insertion and HTTP origination/distribution.

The TV Anytime capabilities of Envivio Halo—including time-shifted TV and highlights creation for delivery to iPads and TV—will be featured at Envivio stand #1.D73 during the upcoming IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, September 7-11.

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.

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