Neil McFarlane of TriMet wrote that nearly half of Elemental local employees use transit. Many others bike to work. The downtown office features Elemental's video processing technology in an array of video screens in the lobby, where a customized app displays real-time bus and MAX arrivals.
Jamie Beach writes that Australia’s largest pay-TV company Foxtel has chosen video processing solutions from US firm Elemental to power its new TV Everywhere service ‘Foxtel Go’, featuring more than 50 linear channels as well as catch-up content.
Brian Santo of CED Magazine reports that Foxtel is providing on demand and catch-up television services, using video processing systems from Elemental. The Australian service provider is now delivering over-the-top (OTT) content, in addition to roaming access to more than 50 channels through its Foxtel Go app.
Sports Video Group reports that Elemental will highlight real-time High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) H.265 at 3 Mbps for 1920x1080p high-definition (HD) display. In addition to live and file-to-file encoding with Apple HLS, Adobe HDS and MPEG-DASH outputs for multiscreen devices.
Steve Donohue of Fierce Cable writes that Comcast is teaming up with technology vendors Arris, Elemental, Broadcom and Intel on its 4K demo at the Cable Show this week, displaying Ultra HD programming compressed for delivery to new 4K TVs.
Videonet reports that at ANGA COM this week, Elemental emphasized its fully functional HEVC / H.265 implementation for real-time encoding of the new compression standard, which promises to eventually deliver 50% bitrate savings compared to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264.
Watch out Silicon Valley. Up in Oregon, the CEOs of Portland’s top tech startups kicked off a recruiting campaign on May 29. Their goal: stop stealing each other’s engineers and start poaching talent elsewhere.
Digital TV Europe reports that Elemental will showcase its range of encoding solutions at ANGA COM, including 4K and HEVC/H.265 enocding as well as the ability to implement live and on demand video processing in on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid ground-cloud deployments.
Whether it’s called second screen, multiscreen, companion app, synchronous experience, or any of the other terms describing today’s media landscape, one thing is certain: sports fans are demanding a live sports experience that goes way beyond the primary television screen.
Taylor Soper of GeekWire sat down with Elemental CEO Sam Blackman earlier this month, the GeekWire Startup CEO of the Year wasn’t shy about his thoughts on Portland being the hottest startup spot in the country.
Mike Rogoway reports that eleven young tech companies, joined by four economic development groups, have bankrolled a high-concept, five-minute video to promote Portland to professionals living elsewhere.
Responding to a shortage of tech talent, 11 Portland companies, including Elemental, have banded together under the TechTown Portland moniker to recruit prospective workers to the Rose City.
Jim Barthold reports that Portland, Ore., telephone cooperative Canby Telcom thinks it's found a way to grab those subscribers who are willing to pay for at least a 10 Mbps broadband connection but not a full IPTV service.
Dave Zatz reports that Canby Telcom will use solutions from Elemental to serve up local broadcast programming via the Roku platform. Canby’s upcoming Roku solution augments their more traditional IPTV packages.
Michael Groticelli of Broadcast Engieering reports that Canby Telcom is launching its EZVideo Service and leveraging the Roku platform for video delivery. The new IPTV offering is supported by video processing systems from Elemental.
Jeff Baumgartner of Multichannel News writes that Canby Telcom will use Elemental Live video processing systems to convert and prepare MPEG-2-based broadcast channels into adaptive bitrate Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) signals, which will then be relayed to Roku boxes over a managed broadband connection.
Jamie Beach of IPTV News reports that US firm Elemental, a provider of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has created an over-the-top TV channel for Oregon-based Canby Telcom to deliver local broadcast channels to its subscribers via Roku media streaming devices.
Brian Santo of CED Magazine reports that Canby Telecom and Elemental are together implementing a twist on distributing local TV stations to authenticated subscribers. Canby and Elemental believe this is the first time broadcast video has been distributed on an authenticated basis in this manner.
Andrew Dodson of TV News Check reports that Canby Telcom will launch its new EZVideo Pay TV Lite service in Portland. The company will deliver eight live, linear streams from seven stations to subscribers' Roku OTT devices. The service has permission from all stations involved and they will receive retrans payments.
Bernie Arnason of Telecompetitor reports that Canby Telcom will take eight existing broadcast MPEG-2 channel feeds and adapt them to multi-bitrate Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) using Elemental video processing systems. The local broadcast channel line-up will be delivered to an authenticated channel on the Roku platform.