Envivio to Showcase Enhanced MPEG-2 Video Processing and TV Anytime, on Any Device at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

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Advanced MPEG-2 Multiplexing for Bandwidth Reclamation, Start Over TV and HEVC Encoding for Multi-Screen on Display at Booth #1347

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 booth #1347, Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI) will showcase its market-leading software-based solutions for traditional TV and TV Everywhere, as well as new capabilities that further enhance multi-screen services by bringing time-shifted TV Anytime to mobile devices. Cable-Tec Expo is the leading cable technology event in North America, taking place October 17-19 in Orlando, Florida.

For cable bandwidth reclamation, advanced Envivio Muse™ MPEG-2 software compression enables up to five HD or 23 SD channels per QAM, and capped variable bitrate (VBR) feeds for on-demand applications such as VOD, switched digital video (SDV), network DVR or Start Over. Envivio will also feature next generation HEVC (H.265) video compression technology at 50% lower bandwidth than H.264.

Other highlights of Envivio's presence at SCTE Cable-Tec include:

  • The recently introduced 4Caster™ G4 Intel-based platform, enabling significant advances in channel density and performance in a modular multi-node configuration
  • TV Anytime for multi-screen, including highlights creation and time-shifted TV services such as Start Over, Catch-up and network PVR
  • Personalized index creation (PIC) functionality on the Envivio Halo™ network media processor, offering a new approach for efficient and cost-effective dynamic asset creation

Envivio is also proud to sponsor the multi-screen Pacesetter Award from CED Magazine, which will be presented on October 18 to Rob Martell, SVP of eMedia at Cablevision.

In addition, Envivio software on HP blade servers was recognized recently by Broadband Technology Report with a score of 3.5 Diamonds and the Judges' Special Recognition award in the 2012 Diamond Technology Reviews. The judges, representatives from leading MSOs, indicated that the Envivio solution for encoding in a datacenter environment "helps us realize the concept of video as an application based on general purpose blades" and offers "great features in a standardized platform...very useful to MSOs."

"Cable operators can benefit from our versatile software-based solutions that enable the full complement of video services—from HD and SD broadcast services in MPEG-2 delivered to the living room TV set, to multi-format adaptive bit-rate services for tablets and smartphones," said Arnaud Perrier, vice president of solutions for Envivio. "For any screen that operators are targeting, Envivio brings the solutions that offer superior video quality and bandwidth efficiency while also enabling advanced applications such as multi-screen dynamic ad insertion and time-shifted TV."

Envivio solutions power multi-screen and TV services for more than 300 customers worldwide, including at three of the top four MSOs in the United States. For more information on Envivio's best-in-class video compression technology for HDTV and multi-screen, visit http://www.envivio.com.

About Envivio

Envivio is a leader in solutions for multi-screen video-over-IP delivery. We design our solutions to 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 has more than a dozen patents, has pioneered video-over-IP methods, and led in the deployment of emerging standards and new technologies. Envivio's customers include global tier-1 service providers, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, seven of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four cable operators. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has offices worldwide including France, England, China, Singapore and Japan.

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About Broadband Technology Report

Broadband Technology Report (BTR), celebrating its 8th anniversary in 2012, is the cable and telecom industry's premier source for product and technology news, and is the most successful and fastest growing online outlet for product information and deployments; reviews and rankings; technology expertise; and buyer/seller facilitation. BTR's portfolio includes online, print and video assets, all designed to help network operators build, upgrade and maintain high-performance communications networks. BTR, backed by more than 70 years of combined industry experience, delivers its email, online, print and video production services to more than 20,000 subscribers. If you are interested in subscribing, consult http://broadbandgear.net/subscribe/. BTR is owned by PennWell Corporation.

About the Diamond Technology Review program

The BTR Diamond Technology Reviews ("the Diamonds") is a renowned industry program now in its eighth year -that was developed to recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable industry as determined by a stellar panel of cable telecommunications engineering experts. Engineering executives from Bright House, Buckeye, Comcast, MediaComm, Rogers, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable were among the third-party judges for the 2012 Diamonds. Every year, BTR invites vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that have been released or upgraded since the previous year's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (November 2011). Criteria used in the Diamonds rankings include, first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability.

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 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 our target markets decreases or is delayed, we are unable to maintain profitability, our relationship with our channel partners is disrupted, 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.

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CONTACT: Envivio Sarah Lum pr@envivio.com +1.650.243.2710 The Blueshirt Group Investor Relations for Envivio Cynthia Hiponia ir@envivio.com +1.650.243.2702