MediaCorp Deploys Envivio and Village Island Solution for Toggle Multiscreen Service in Singapore
April 07, 2014 --
LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI), a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, today announced that Envivio Muse™ encoders have been deployed by MediaCorp for the Toggle service delivering over-the-top (OTT) TV to viewers in Singapore. The Toggle service provides free local content and subscription-based premium channels to Internet-connected smartphones, tablets, PCs, set-top boxes and connected TVs, either as live or catch-up video assets.
MediaCorp is Singapore's leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media. Envivio and Village Island teamed up to install the multiscreen system, which includes Envivio transcoding and packaging solutions and a Village Island downlink reception system.
"The Toggle service offers an exciting new viewing experience to Singaporeans, bringing together entertainment, news and information delivered on any screen, anytime," said Mr. Seow Yoke Kong, vice president, technology services of Toggle, MediaCorp. "For the downlink of 20 DVB-S2 live channels with redundancy, we quickly realized how the combination of Envivio and Sencore product quality, with Village Island's optimum support, could help us achieve a perfect installation."
"Envivio is the market leader for any-screen TV services, delivering best-in-class video quality using a high performance software-based architecture," said Carl Hurd, vice president, APAC sales for Envivio. "Using our single converged solution, MediaCorp can deliver a superior quality TV everywhere service that is easy to scale and upgrade as needed."
The Envivio Muse encoders are used to deliver multiple profiles per channel in Apple HTTP Live Streaming and Microsoft Smooth Streaming formats, to support the various end user devices. MediaCorp uses Envivio encoders and the Envivio Guru (formerly 4Manager) network management system for both its live and on-demand multiscreen services. Muse software provide a high-quality, all-digital live or file-based workflow that fits new and existing environments, simplifies operations, reduces equipment requirements and controls expansion costs.
More than 300 content and service providers around the globe have selected Envivio to power their multi-screen and Pay TV services. Visit www.envivio.com to learn more about TV without boundaries.
Toggle's over-the-top service offers entertainment, information and news across multiple platforms. Linear channels offered include: Toggle Eve, Toggle Kids, Toggle Movies, Toggle LIVE, Body in Balance, Havoc 247, KBS World, Outdoor Channel, Motorvision, Comedy Central Asia, China Movie Channel, Da Vinci Learning, 987TV, Channel NewsAsia and Channel 8i. Also available are premium on-demand content including Comedy Central Asia and movies from CinemaWorld HD, KIX Thrill Select and Celestial Movies. Toggle is a MediaCorp interactive media platform. MediaCorp is Singapore's leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week. Initiatives in the new digital space include Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast and Over-the-Top interactive services. Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards' Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp's mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.
For more information on MediaCorp and Toggle, please visit MediaCorp.sg and Toggle.sg respectively.
About Village Island
Village Island provides a wide range of audiovisual solutions. Our core mission is the distribution of broadcast technology and products from Intellectual Property, OEM hardware, software and SDK platforms to stand-alone equipment and systems for Head-Ends and digital broadcasting. The switch from analog to digital brings revolution through all the ramifications of the Communication, the Broadcast and the Audiovisual industry, but more is to come in terms of continuous evolutions of hardware platform and server performance. Our software flexibility and intelligence is contributing towards an ever widening range of business applications.
VILLAGE island Tokyo head office was founded in August 2005. VILLAGE island Asia Singapore office was founded in November 2007. Visit www.village-island.com for more information.
Envivio (Nasdaq:ENVI) is the leader in software-based video processing and delivery solutions for any screen, with over 300 content and service provider customers worldwide. Envivio solutions remove the boundaries of traditional television and enable operators to increase their revenues, by providing viewers with best-in-class video quality and a compelling, personalized experience. 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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