Envivio Pushes Video Compression “Up”

Using a new ‘Up!’ compression mode, Envivio Muse 4.0 improves video quality, saves bandwidth, and future-proofs operations.

Envivio has announced its latest version of Envivio Muse video compression software for video service providers worldwide.

Envivio Muse 4.0, delivers traditional live TV programs over IPTV broadcast networks, cable and satellites, looking better than ever. The improvements bring 10 percent better video quality improvements on average and up to 25 percent for some sequences.

Muse 4.0 strives to perfect the latest video quality standards like MPEG-2 and H.264. Muse also improves the statistical rate control of variable bit-rate (VBR) data streams for broadcast video; allows for seamless video switching between sources at a scheduled time; and drastically reduces redundancy time.

Video distributors around the world will be able to take advantage of a range of new features. Current Envivio Muse customers include; Zon Multimedia, Chelikam Networks India, Millicom Paraguay, Slovak Telecom, Telefonica Chile, Vodafone New Zealand, and many others who already use Envivio Muse for their main TV program distribution in SD (Standard Definition) or HD (High Definition).

The new Envivio Muse prepares operators for 4K Ultra HD TV and can save critical network bandwidth, streamline ad replacement or content black-out workflows and future proof investment toward a single facility to manage all multi-screen video operations.

Partners for Muse 4.0 include Intel, Dolby and all the major security vendors including Nagra and Verimatrix.

Envivio will exhibit at NAB 2015 in booth SU3602.

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