China Beijing TV Station Deploys Envivio Encoders to Power the First Multi-Screen Project in Beijing

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Envivio 4Caster C4 Encoders Provide IPTV and OTT Services for Access to Video Anytime, Anywhere

Envivio, a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, today announced a new deployment with China Beijing TV Station (BTV). BTV selected Envivio 4Caster™ C4 Gen III encoders to power its IPTV and over-the-top (OTT) services to Internet and mobile devices. BTV currently offers 12 SD channels and three HD broadcast TV channels with plans to launch Internet TV and mobile TV services shortly.

Envivio offers a powerful encoding/transcoding solution developed specifically for delivery to any screen. The versatile 1-RU 4Caster appliance performs a variety of functions, including: multi-profile encoding, transcoding, packaging, encryption and publishing within a single system that delivers broadcast-quality TV, HTTP streaming and 3GPP mobile video. Envivio’s software-based encoding architecture, Envivio Muse™, allows BTV to easily add support for new devices and formats as they expand their services.

“Envivio has a strong reputation in the region, and the quality of experience we achieved with Envivio’s converged end-to-end approach surpassed all of the competition,” said Li Cheng, section chief, Information Network Management Dept. of China BTV. “As we continue to add on additional services and enhance our offering, Envivio’s solutions provide the flexibility and scalability we need to provide viewers with the best possible video service.”

“China BTV is an innovative broadcaster offering an exciting new service to viewers in Beijing,” said Julien Signès, Envivio’s president and CEO. “Envivio is an industry leader in multi-screen projects worldwide, which demonstrates how we are clearly driving the evolution of TV without Boundaries.”

Envivio now serves more than 300 customers in over 50 countries. More information about Envivio solutions for TV without Boundaries™ can be found online at

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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