|[May 12, 2014]
Elemental Provides Stofa with End-to-End Video Processing for Multiscreen Services
PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined
video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced
that Stofa, a leading 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 is delivering 150 TV channels -- including 38 in HD -- for its catch-up TV and multiscreen video services with Elemental. (Photo: Business Wire)
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 (News - Alert) devices. The pay
TV operator uses Elemental® Live to transcode live linear TV
channels, Elemental® Stream 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
"Elemental provided us with a software-defined solution that enables us
to rspond 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. The flexibility and scalability of the
Elemental video platform allows us to do just that."
"Stofa has achieved its market position by providing its customers with
exactly what they want - premium TV content on any device at any time,"
said John Nemeth, VP sales EMEA for Elemental. "We are pleased to help
Stofa offer its subscribers the very best picture quality possible
regardless of device and thereby continue to lead the market as one of
Europe's most innovative cable TV operators."
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 (booth 10.1 /O30). To schedule a meeting
with an Elemental representative at ANGA COM, please
Stofa is a Danish triple play operator providing a broad selection of
television and pay TV offerings, high-speed broadband and telephone
services to its customers. As Denmark's second-largest service provider,
Stofa has approximately 450,000 customers in total using our SmartTV,
broadband and telephony services via cable or FTTH. Stofa is a wholly
owned, independent subsidiary of SE, Denmark's third-largest energy
supplier, and has about 500 employees across seven locations in Denmark.
To learn more, please visit www.stofa.dk.
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of software-defined video
solutions for multiscreen content delivery. Founded in 2006 and
headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company pioneered the use of
software-based video processing to distribute video over IP networks.
Solutions from Elemental provide the flexibility, scalability and
performance required to deliver high quality video via turnkey,
cloud-based and virtualized deployment models. Powering video
experiences for more than 400 leading media franchises worldwide,
Elemental helps pay TV operators, content programmers, broadcasters and
enterprise customers bring video to any screen, anytime - all at once.
The company has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom,
France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China, Russia, India and Brazil. To
learn more, please visit www.elementaltechnologies.com
and follow @elementaltech
on Twitter (News - Alert).
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