Japan's Leading Satellite DTH Operator Adds Over-the-Top Video Delivery to Connected TVs, Tablets, and Smartphones
Envivio, a provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, announced that SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation of Japan has deployed Envivio 4Caster(TM) Gen III encoders powered by Envivio Muse(TM) software, for the SKY PerfecTV! On-Demand video service. SKY Perfect is Japan's largest direct-to-home (DTH) satellite service provider with more than 3.7 million subscribers, and launched the "Buy Once, Watch Anywhere" service in December 2011.
The new over-the-top (OTT) service allows subscribers to view live and on-demand content, including sports, movies and TV programming, on IP-connected devices including TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Envivio 4Caster(TM) encoders perform formatting, transcoding and packaging in Apple(R) HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Microsoft HTTP Smooth Streaming (HSS) formats for multi-screen viewing. SKY Perfect also implemented the Envivio 4Manager(TM) network management system for comprehensive monitoring and control of the Envivio converged headend.
Envivio partners involved with the deployment at SKY Perfect included ITOCHU Cable Systems Corp. in Japan.
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