Envivio Encodes Ultra HD UEFA Final for Canal+ Group

Encoding software enables Ultra HD satellite distribution trial to European football fans.

July 6, 2015

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Envivio (NASDAQ: ENVI), a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, provided fans with an Ultra HD vision of the future of soccer telecasts when it supplied encoding support to Canal+ Group for its satellite and OTT distribution trial of the UEFA Championship League soccer final concluded on June 6, 2015.

The Champions League final is one of Europe’s most prestigious and highly viewed football tournaments. It features the top European football clubs and traditionally is viewed by more than 350 million European TV households. Canal+ Group leveraged different vendors for the transmission of this event and Envivio Muse™ Ultra HD was used for the final compression and satellite distribution in France.

Envivio Muse Ultra HD is a high-quality video encoding/transcoding solution that offers a new TV experience for end-users desiring to watch ultra-high quality live programming on Ultra HD (UHD) compatible devices. Muse Ultra HD can encode up to 4K video resolution (4 times HD resolution) at 60 frames per second, and offers stunning image quality thanks to a larger color range with the new BT 2020 standard. Muse Ultra HD is integrated with the latest audio/video technologies and supports HEVC (H.265) compression in 10 bits, Dolby AC-4 encoding and pass-thru.

More than 300 content and service providers around the globe, including eight of the Top 10 global mobile providers, nine of the Top 10 broadband and seven of the Top eight U.S. cable providers use Envivio to power their multi-screen and Pay TV services.

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