V-Nova integrates paradigm-shifting PERSEUS® video compression techology with Zenium workflow manager from Imagine Communications

  • Tier-1 video solutions provider adds PERSEUS support
  • PERSEUS integration demonstrates rapid time-to-market and high flexibility of software defined solutions
  • Solution promotes rapid and cost-efficient service adoption

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 11, 2015 – V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced today that its ground-breaking PERSEUS™ video compression technology has been integrated with Imagine Communications SelenioFlexTM Live and ZeniumTM workflow management platform.

“Integration with V-Nova will provide our customers with increased options for efficiently and effectively meeting the demands of an evolving and highly competitive environment,” said Ramnik Kamo, Chief Marketing Officer, Imagine Communications. “The software-upgradeable PERSEUS solution allows media companies to rapidly adopt new technology and deploy new services without costly capital expenditures.”

“V-Nova is excited to have integrated PERSEUS into Imagine Communications SelenioFlexTM Live and ZeniumTM workflow management platform,” remarks Guido Meardi, V-Nova CEO & Co-Founder. “Both companies recognize the importance that  bitrate reduction, increased speed of deployment, solution flexibility, reduced cost and lower power consumption contribute to the competiveness of media and entertainment companies.”

The Imagine Communications Zenium™ workflow manager is an agile software engine that enables media companies to design, deploy and manage extensible, customizable software-defined workflows. Its unique modular architecture provides technologies as service-enabling components — from media functions like encoding, packaging and processing to business-oriented functionality such as analytics, automated intelligence and reporting.

Introduced in Spring 2015 after 5 years of development, PERSEUS is a ground-breaking advanced compression technology based on the principles underlying human vision to deliver significant improvements in compression, picture quality, processing speed and power consumption. PERSEUS enables operators to differentiate their products, increase market penetration and provide previously undeliverable services using existing infrastructure, hardware and workflows.

“Since its award-winning NAB 2015 debut, PERSEUS has transitioned from being a “novelty” to an established commercial “reality” at IBC.  Successful trials, integrations and deployments  confirm the many business benefits that PERSEUS provides,” concluded Eric Achtmann, V-Nova Executive Chairman & Co-Founder.