* Envivio optimizes encoding system for mobile TV
Envivio announced a new version of its 4Caster M2 mobile TV encoding system, a multi-rate, multi-resolution and multi-standard encoder that can output eight simultaneous profiles. New features in this third generation of the product include IP statistical multiplexing, WM9 support, IP input and DRM integration capabilities.
* RCN wraps up move to digital simulcasting in D.C.
RCN Corp. completed upgrading its Washington, D.C. system to digital simulcasting. RCN said the upgrade has led to clearer picture quality, better sound, and more reliable transmission. Customers with a RCN digital box received an automatic upgrade to their service.