Elemental Provides Stofa Multiscreen Video Processing
ORE.— Elemental Technologies announced
that Stofa, a Danish pay TV operator and broadband Internet service provider,
is using Elemental video processing solutions to process, package and manage
live linear channels in real time for its catch-up TV and multiscreen video
services. The video infrastructure from Elemental customizes 150 TV channels,
including 38 in high definition, for delivery to Stofa subscribers.
Stofa provides its broadband
subscribers with a full range of multiscreen services, including StartForfa for
catch-up TV and WebTV for viewing live content using Apple iOS and Google
Android devices.The pay TV operator
uses Elemental Live to transcode live linear TV channels, ElementalStream
to package that content for multiscreen delivery, and Elemental Conductor to
manage multiple live streams across the network. The complete Elemental video
processing solution is fully integrated within the Stofa broadcast workflow.
“Elemental provided us with a software-defined
solution that enables us to respond quickly to changing market situations and
customer demand,” said Thomas Helbo, chief technology officer for Stofa. “Due
to the growing success of our multiscreen services, it is critical that we
continually enhance our system to support new devices and video profiles as
they come onto the market.”
Elemental will showcase its
full suite of software-defined video solutions for cable, broadband and
satellite providers at ANGA COM 2014 May 20 - 22 in Cologne, Germany.