Envivio unveils 4Caster C42 three-screen encoder

Envivio has introduced 4Caster C42, the second generation of its Convergence Series video encoding/transcoding platform.

The 4Caster C42 uses the performance of the latest generation Intel multi-core server processors to deliver better quality video, make more efficient use of bandwidth and enable delivery of high definition (HD) video services to all three consumer screens.

The enhanced performance of 4Caster C42 extends the capabilities of the codec technologies developed by Envivio to enable delivery of the best quality video within the tight bandwidth tolerances of different networks and applications. The new Envivio Extreme HD compression is exclusive to 4Caster C42 and enables operators to deliver a best-quality HD experience to IPTV subscribers using just 4Mb/s.