Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced that its video processing systems have been selected by Foxtel for its on demand and catch-up television services.
Foxtel is employing multiple Elemental systems to process and deliver more than 50 channels for the Foxtel Go over-the-top (OTT) and TV Everywhere services.
Foxtel Go service enables subscribers to watch the network’s premium TV shows, series and sports on the go and was recently expanded to offer more than 50 channels covering drama, entertainment, documentaries, movies, sport, news, lifestyle, music and kids as well as additional catch up content.
“Foxtel Go is a game-changing way for people to take their entertainment with them on the go. We are thrilled to offer our subscribers this fantastic way to enjoy our premium content,” said Brett Paton, head of product solutions design for Foxtel. “Elemental’s performance, integration, support and rapid delivery times went a long way towards helping our continued channel expansion.”
“We are proud to provide Foxtel with the regional presence, local engineering and 24/7 support vital to meeting the most exacting consumer demands. Our roadmap assures a multiscreen video processing infrastructure that efficiently and effectively meets today’s consumer requirements and those that lie ahead,” said David Godfrey, VP sales Asia Pacific for Elemental.
Elemental will showcase its encoding solutions on the Ideal Systems booth (5D4 02-03) at Broadcast Asia 2013, which takes place 18-21 June at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Booth appointments and demonstrations can be scheduled here.