Denmark's Stofa taps Elemental for multiscreen and catch-up TV
| 12 May 2014
Danish pay-TV operator and broadband Internet service provider Stofa is to use Elemental Technologies video processing solutions to process, package and manage live linear channels in real time for its catch-up TV and multiscreen video services.
Stofa's new video infrastructure will offer 150 customised TV channels, including 38 in high definition and the pay-TV operator will use Elemental Live to transcode live linear TV channels, ElementalStream to package that content for multiscreen delivery, and Elemental Conductor to manage multiple live streams across the network. The complete video processing solution is fully integrated within the Stofa broadcast workflow.
"Elemental provided us with a software-defined solution that enables us to respond quickly to changing market situations and customer demand," said Thomas Helbo, CTO for Stofa. "Due to the growing success of our multiscreen services, it is critical that we continually enhance our system to support new devices and video profiles as they come onto the market."
Stofa provides its broadband subscribers with a range of multiscreen services, including StartForfa for catch-up TV and WebTV for viewing live content using Apple iOS and Google Android devices.