Press Release NAB 2018

RioVideo partners with VideoFlow to deliver Broadcast Quality over any IP Network

Southampton United Kingdom, Rosh Ha’ayin Israel – 9 April 2018. RioVIDEO Ltd announces the integration of VideoFlow's DVP technology into its flagship RV-HD encoder/decoder products for high quality video contribution over any IP network including the public Internet.

The RV-HD is a cost effective software defined encoder/decoder platform for professional contribution and distribution. The addition of VideoFlow's DVP (Digital Video Protection) further enhances the RV-HDx platform by providing connectivity option at a fraction of the cost of traditional satellite uplinks and leased line connectivity, without sacrificing a single pixel quality and with the lowest delay on the market.

The RV-HDx is built on the foundation of best in class compression technology, targeted at live sports events, news coverage and occasional use connectivity. Being a software defined encoder/decoder platform, the RV-HDx will seamlessly integrate into existing and green field workflows.

In addition, the RV-HDx compression technology enables markets previously inaccessible , facilitating full HD at bitrates less than 2Mbits, whilst maintaining broadcast quality video. Being a software defined solution, the RV-HDx may also be easily updated in the field with new codecs or feature enhances to optimise the overall cost of ownership.

Matthew Compton, CEO RioVIDEO said, "The VideoFlow DVP is exactly what we looked for to complete our RV-HDx high performance compression. RioVIDEO RV-HDx slashes operational costs by delivering high quality HD video at a very low bit rate. Now with VideoFlow DVP we can slash the costs even further by allowing RioVIDEO customers to leverage low cost unmanaged IP connections.

Eran Shalev, VideoFlow’s VP marketing, said, "The powerful combination of RioVIDEO compression and VideoFlow's DVP unlocks new opportunities for professionals to use any connection over any IP network at a confidence level similar to Satellite uplinks or fiber. The reduction reoccurring costs like the monthly connectivity bill is important as these cost savings will increase the gross margin. Alternatively, it can be used to penetrate new markets and to generate new revenue streams.

The RV-HDx will be on show at NAB 2018 on the VideoFlow stand SU14108.

RioVIDEO, headquarters in 2 Venture Road, Southampton Science Park, United Kingdom, designs high performance software defined solutions, targeted at standard form factor PC hardware for cost effective deployment . A flexible licence based model enables contribution, distribution and OTT features to be combined and tailored to customer needs. In addition, hardware configuration options using standard PCIe cards facilitates vast expansion capability.

VideoFlow is committed to helping broadcast companies extend their broadcast service success over any IP network, including the public internet. Our Digital Video Protection (DVP) product line is used by leading providers worldwide to deliver professional live video over IP with unprecedented levels of service continuity and the best quality of experience. Featuring patented and field-proven technologies, our first-of-its-kind Service Continuity toolset enables customers to achieve uptime levels like those of leased lines, fiber and satellite connections at a fraction of the cost.

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