CSTB 2014: Elemental Demonstrates Advanced Multiscreen Video

Elemental Technologies will highlight its award-winning video processing solutions at this week’s CSTB 2014 (Jan. 28-30, Moscow Crocus Expo, Hall 4, Stand 550A).

elementlogoThe company, which is working with multiple global broadcasters to stream the Sochi 2014 Olympics, will demonstrate its file-based and live-linear streaming capabilities as well as its advanced 4K, HEVC and cloud video processing solutions.

Named the multi-format and over-the-top (OTT) video processing market leader in multiple regions by SNL Kagan in late 2013, Elemental was the first in the industry to demonstrate real-time 4Kp60 HEVC video processing in December 2013 and previously powered a live 4Kp30 HEVC transmission in October 2013 for the annual Osaka Marathon. At CSTB, CEO Sam Blackman will make a presentation on “The Future of Video Delivery – A Global Perspective on 4K, HEVC and Multiscreen Video”. The presentation takes place from 2:20 to 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29 in Conference Hall 1 during the Mobile Multimedia Forum.

Elemental serves premier media and entertainment brands worldwide such as the BBC, Comcast, ESPN, Eurosport, Foxtel, HBO, NHK, Telefónica and Warner Bros. with video processing technology that supports leading-edge multiscreen initiatives. Customer applications include conversion of large content libraries for online viewing, live linear delivery of broadcast television content, and live video streaming of the largest and most recognizable sporting events on the planet.

Software-based video processing solutions from Elemental help pay TV operators, content programmers and broadcasters effectively deliver high-quality linear and on-demand multiscreen video, new functionalities such as Catch-up TV and Start-over TV as well as new delivery models such as HbbTV (hybrid broadband broadcast TV) on any device. Elemental solutions support all popular video formats and codecs, including H.264, H.265 / HEVC, RTMP, HDS, HLS, Smooth Streaming, MPEG-DASH and Ultraviolet.