Envivio’s goal is to make the world’s video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. From live news and sports to catching up with a favorite TV series, Envivio makes it possible to deliver the video that people want, at the best possible quality, along with the branding and revenue-generating advertising businesses need, to televisions, mobile phones, laptops and PCs, gaming devices; in short, any of the ever-expanding variety of screens where people turn for entertainment.
Envivio began in 2000 as an inventor of video encoding technology. Along the way Envivio has amassed dozens of patents, pioneered video-over-IP methods, and continually leads with support for emerging technology, from the first H.264 encoder and the first encoder to simultaneously support multiple devices and networks, to the first solution for protecting and delivering premium TV services to the iPhone. That drive to innovate remains fundamental to everything we do today.Using our encoding technology as a foundation, Envivio provides complete solutions that take advantage of modern networks to deliver live and on-demand video services to consumers. At any moment, Envivio solutions are delivering millions of content streams to hundreds of different styles of mobile phones, set top boxes, as well as PC platforms.Content owners including the creators of online shows, studios, and TV networks look to Envivio to enable them to directly reach their viewing audience over the Internet. Hundreds of telecom operators, cable and satellite companies and mobile service providers in every market in the world rely on Envivio to provide their subscribers with seemingly endless channel variety and on demand viewing options.
The common denominator among all is the need to maximize their viewers’ Quality of Experience. Whether you are watching a two-inch mobile phone screen or a 100-inch high definition TV, Envivio ensures that video plays smoothly, without interruption and takes full advantage of the device’s display capability.
Envivio achieves this by putting the most research and development effort into compression technology because we believe that video quality and compression efficiency can always be improved. With the most complete range of compression codecs on the market, from standard H.264 through the exclusive Elite and Extreme codecs developed in our labs, Envivio is able to optimize the viewing experience for every device on every network. Progress is a constant in our labs, so we design our 4Caster and other encoder/transcoder systems to take advantage of the latest developments through easily implemented software updates.Since change also comes from the outside, Envivio emphasizes flexibility in all of its products to help its customers stay ahead of changing technology and business requirements. Envivio hardware reconfigures easily to serve any consumer screen. Regular software enhancements add support for the latest devices. Specialized software options customize the headend to support the premium features consumers want. Built-in support for multiple codecs and resolutions enables a single headend to serve any combination of mobile, PC and traditional TV screens..Envivio supports all of its customers, from installations of a single encoder to major headends with multiple hundreds of managed systems, with a global staff that is familiar with local technical, regulatory and market guidelines encountered around the world. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has a worldwide presence with offices in France, China, Singapore and Japan.