Today we are taking our first public steps to move these efforts forward, and have joined the Portland Development Commission (PDC), Technology Association of Oregon, Worksystems, Inc, and 12 other Portland companies in taking the Tech Diversity Pledge, an initiative that aims to improve training and hiring practices to create a more diverse workforce in Portland and beyond.
In a country where nearly everyone watches television, a 6% household penetration for cable and satellite broadcast services can only mean good news for Elemental customer Orange TV, a leading pay TV service provider owned by Indonesia’s PT Mega Media. Elemental solutions are enabling Orange TV to expand and enhance its over-the-top (OTT) content delivery service, Generation Flix (Genflix).
World-leading IT research and advisory firm Gartner recently issued reports that highlight Elemental as the leading supplier in the software-defined video (SDV) space, which is expected to reach a total addressable market of $10 billion (USD) by 2018.
Software-defined video (SDV) solutions are shaping the next generation of linear TV service offerings for both content distributors and content programmers. At the NAB Show this week, we will describe how Elemental software is powering video delivery for the recently deployed live streaming Shift by MSNBC channel.
Today Elemental is pleased to announce the expansion of our product line to support statistical multiplexing and enhanced management operations in large-scale video processing deployments. New capabilities enable broadcasters, content owners, pay TV operators and other service providers to implement flexible and scalable unified infrastructure that supports both traditional broadcast and multiscreen linear video delivery.
As the sole provider of software-based video processing for the Tata Sky 4K commercial delivery service, Elemental is helping to bring lucky Cricket fans equipped with 4K-capable televisions a view of native 4K content. Software-based Elemental® Live systems perform real-time video processing of Tata Sky 4K content in HEVC at 60/50fps for linear streaming to Tata Sky 4K set-top boxes.
This year, as in several years past, the NAB Show will focus on 4K. But many attendees will also focus on a different kind of 4K – the kind you accomplish with running shoes.
Refresh your mind and body during the show at the 4K 4Charity Fun Run on Tuesday, April 14, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This first-of-its-kind event in the U.S. commemorates 4K Ultra HD-related achievements across the industry. Running fees are being waived in lieu of donations to global and local charities.
As one of the leading integrated consumer media entertainment groups in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Astro focuses on providing its customers with a variety of pay TV, radio and digital media content.