Elemental scores with Europe's TF1 sports network

Privately held Elemental Technologies, which this year has inked transcoding deals with Comcast and Avail-TVN for TV Everywhere deployments, today said it's providing support for the delivery of live and catch-up content for TF1 Group, the largest private television network in Europe.

Elemental said TF1 is using is using Elemental Live to support delivery of live and catch-up content for the multi-platform MYTF1 product. MYTF1 is accessible through mobile applications, IPTV services and multiple websites.

TF1 deployed Elemental Live for delivery of complete Rugby World Cup matches to its online viewing audience in France during the seven-week long Rugby World Cup, which began Sept. 9 in New Zealand. TF1 formatted an incoming SDI feed into separate outputs for six different service providers across France, each of which required outputs with unique settings for optimal playback through end users' set-top boxes. Elemental Live was able to prepare all the IPTV content to meet the streaming requirements of each ISP from a single platform.

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