SVG Welcomes iStreamPlanet, Envivio, Vimond, and VCA
The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome new premier sponsor iStreamPlanet, new corporate sponsors Envivio and Vimond, and new mobile/integrator sponsor Video Corporation of America (VCA).
iStreamPlanet is a multi-platform managed broadcast solutions provider committed to bringing high-quality video experiences to connected audiences around the world. Envivio makes any video content universally enjoyable in high quality on any screen, by any viewer, across any network, at any time. Vimond seeks to improve the end-user experience through its online-video platform and challenge the status quo of traditional broadcasting. VCA is one of the ten largest systems integrators in the United States with offices in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
With over a decade of managed broadcast experience iStreamPlanet has built a comprehensive offering of video workflow and content management products and services. The company has been on the forefront of the digital media industry, developing new technology to help customers and partners unlock the potential in online broadcast.
In the past year, iStreamPlanet has managed over 250 live events, streaming over 12,000 hours of high quality video.
The company is successfully driving complex, managed broadcast events into a set of products and services that will open up the potential in online media to a broader customer base by reducing the cost and complexity, and increasing the scalability of high quality, impactful video experiences.
Envivio’s solutions deliver millions of content streams to TVs, tablets, mobile phones, and PCs in every market in the world on behalf of content owners, telecom operators, cable and satellite companies, and mobile service providers.
Envivio offers AVC/H.264 compressed video quality at the lowest bit rate for mobile TV, PC streaming, standard definition, and high definition television deployments. Service providers worldwide use Envivio systems to reduce operational costs while offering subscribers compelling video services anytime and anywhere.
The Vimond platform provides a comprehensive environment for managing highly efficient streaming of content, including live video streaming. In addition, the company’s over-the-top platform and suite of applications support 3D streaming, giving broadcasters the ability to augment their 2D services with 3D content viewable on connected Blu-ray consoles, connected TVs, desktop computers, tablets, and other mobile devices.
With Vimond’s products, OTT service publishers can now publish the same service efficiently and cost-effectively on many networks and formats at the same time, reducing the need for parallel setups and delivery chains
VCA’s recent projects with MSG Networks, MSG Varsity, and Rutgers Football, along with new display technology from Christie Digital and postproduction systems from AVID, place VCA in a unique position within the sports industry to integrate all elements of live coverage, postproduction, digital signage, asset management and IT infrastructure to create a complete communications solutions.
Founded in 1972, VCA has maintained a presence in the sports industry for many years, handling projects such as the coverage of the NFL and NBA drafts, along with building postproduction spaces for MLB Network, the New York Jets, New York Giants, and the New Jersey Devils.