Chunghwa doubles down on Envivio equipment
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will be using Envivio’s transcoding and video processing products to deliver content from the Olympic Games to subscribers’ PCs, tablets and smartphones.
The video processing equipment will supplement the headend and multimedia-on-demand platform from Envivio that CHT had previously installed, enabling CHT to deliver video to PCs, iOS and Android devices via Apple HTTP Live Streaming.
Products in use for the MOD platform include: Envivio Muse Live and Muse On-Demand software-based encoders on the Envivio 4Caster appliances, the 4Balancer load balancer for VOD services, and the Envivio 4Manager, the vendor said.
Muse is Envivio’s IP-centric multi-screen architecture designed for live video transcoding, processing and distribution to any device. Significantly improving efficiency and operations compared to architectures that call for separate broadcast and multi-screen headends, Muse is available on the 4Caster 1RU appliances or HP blade servers.
Chunghwa Telecom serves nearly 12 million fixed-line, mobile and broadband customers, including more than 1 million video subscribers. CHT is one of two companies in Taiwan with rights to air the 2012 Summer Olympic Games on new media platforms such as tablets and mobile phones.