Envivio Steps Up HEVC Program, Adds Video Quality Enhancements for MPEG-2 and AVC

South San Francisco, Calif., September 4, 2013 – Envivio, a provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, today announced video quality and compression efficiency enhancements to its Envivio Muse™ encoders. The improvements span the full range of codecs, from HEVC (H.265) to MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) and MPEG-2.

Nevion Brings New, State-of-the-Art Managed Media Services to IBC

Sandefjord, Norway—August 29, 2013—At IBC (stand 1.B71) Nevion, a provider of next-generation managed media transport, will demonstrate its enhanced, award-winning VideoIPath 3.0 managed media transport platform, along with easy IP migration solutions.

On Call Communications Selects XipLink’s WAN Optimization

August 26, 2013, Montréal, Canada–XipLink, the technology leader in wireless link optimization, announced that On Call Communications has selected XipLink to provide acceleration and optimization for their QuickSPOT™ automated newsgathering system. XipLink's unique stream based two-way compression and industry leading SCPS TCP Acceleration mitigates the effects of satellite latency while increasing overall end customer application performance.

The Satellite Technology Guide for the 21st Century-An Indispensable Reference


The Satellite Technology Guide for the 21st Century, 2nd. Edition
by Virgil S. Labrador with chapter contributions from John M. Puetz, DC Palter and Daniel B. Freyer.
200 pages / 5.5" x 8.5" / Illustrated with photos, tables and diagrams with appendices
ISBN: 978-1-60530-421-2
Price: US$ 20.00


Newly revised and updated, the Satellite Technology Guide for the 21st Century clearly explains in non-technical terms the basics of satellite communications technology and how it works. This book also provides a historical background of the industry, its current status, market prospects, trends and the future of satellite communications. Fully illustrated with graphs and tables, the book contains appendices including a glossary of terms and a list of industry resources.  To order or for more information, click here.