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CANAL+ Group Selects Envivio Encoders for Mobile Television Services Trial

CANAL+ Group Selects Envivio Encoders for Mobile Television Services Trial

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Envivio Inc., the leading technology provider of MPEG-4 (including AVC / H.264) systems which support broadcast services from mobile to HD, announced today that its 4Caster(TM) Mobile Series encoders have been selected by CANAL+ Group for its DVB-H trial of video services to handheld devices. CANAL+ Group is the French leader in Pay-TV and digital TV Broadcast and in the production and distribution of films. The optimized Envivio(R) encoders compress content to very low bit rates that are ideal for mobile operators wanting to enrich their services beyond voice to offer digital television and on-demand video, and for broadcasters such as CANAL+ wanting to repurpose content to address these new markets.

"We are continually offering new and enhanced services to our subscribers. We selected the Envivio encoders because of their unrivaled picture quality and ability to support a wide range of handheld devices," said Jean-Christophe Dekeyser-Donze, New Technologies Director at CANAL+ Group. "Since the Envivio encoders are fully compliant with key mobile standards, they have seamlessly integrated into our network and we plan to work together to enhance image quality."

The 4Caster Mobile Series of real time MPEG-4 encoders optimally distributes audio and video to mobile phone and mobile television subscribers. The encoding systems are compliant with international mobile delivery standards including 3GPP, DVB-H and ISDB-T.

About Envivio Inc.

Envivio Inc. is the leading provider of MPEG-4 (including AVC / H.264) systems that power innovative services for revenue generating and bandwidth saving applications in the broadcast, mobile, enterprise and IPTV markets. Customers using Envivio systems can reduce their operational costs by making their existing infrastructure more efficient while offering the highest quality video services at the lowest possible bit rates. Envivio is considered the industry expert in producing and delivering MPEG-4 products and systems. More than a pioneer in the development of MPEG-4 technology, Envivio has created product families that address specific IP and video delivery requirements to enable the creation of new applications and services that were before not possible. Working with leading industry partners, the company's open standards-based technology and systems are used to deliver complete end-to-end solutions that range from mobile video services, digital television over IP, and rich media communications to high definition television. Visit http://www.envivio.com/ for more information.

NOTE: Envivio is a registered trademark of Envivio Inc. All trademarks used herein, whether recognized or not, are the properties of their respective companies.

CONTACT: Dawn Danaher Media Relations for Envivio Inc. Aries MarketMasters +1 (714) 378-5841 [email protected]

Envivio Inc.

CONTACT: Dawn Danaher of Aries MarketMasters, Media Relations for
Envivio Inc., +1-714-378-5841, or [email protected]

Web site: http://www.envivio.com/

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