Anevia’s shareholders voted massively in favor of all the resolutions tabled by the Board of Directors at Anevia’s AGM, which was held in Gentilly on Thursday, 12 April with a quorum of 75.02%. This definitively sealed Anevia’s acquisition of Keepixo.
“We are delighted to announce this acquisition, which is consistent with our drive to provide a comprehensive range of solutions, from encoding through to broadcasting and storage. Keepixo shares our innovative ADN and its solutions feature the most advanced technologies in ultra HD and low-latency live broadcasting. This tie-up will strengthen our positioning at the heart of the OTT video value chain” says Damien Lucas, Anevia’s co-founder and CTO.
“We have been working together for the last 10 years and teaming up with Anevia was a natural step. Our complementary technologies will extend our range and enable us to offer a genuine end-to-end solution. We are proud to be joining Anevia. Together, we will be in a stronger position to meet our operator and broadcaster clients’ expectations and provide them with solutions for the entire OTT TV processing chain” adds Keepixo’s COO Jérôme Blanc.
Keepixo is a Grenoble-based company specializing in the development of video compression software for TV operators, to enable live or near-live broadcasts for multi-screen TV. Keepixo’s solutions have been sold to more than 150 clients worldwide, including 40 Tier-1 operators. In 2017, Keepixo recorded sales of €0.9m and had 14 employees, most of whom are based in Grenoble.
Anevia is a leading OTT and IPTV software vendor that specialises in delivering innovative solutions for live TV, near-live, video on demand (VOD) and multi-screen. Anevia was founded in 2003 by the developers of the well-known VLC media player, and since then the company has pioneered unique solutions across several fields, including cloud DVR and multi-screen. Anevia’s mission is to deliver innovative technologies that enable viewers to enjoy a next-generation TV experience – wherever, whenever and on every screen. Anevia’s solutions have been adopted by globally-renowned TV broadcasters, telecommunication and pay-TV operators, video service providers and many private and public companies. Anevia is headquartered in France, with regional offices in the USA and Dubai. Anevia is listed on the Paris Euronext Growth market. For more information please visit www.anevia.com.
Video compression expert Keepixo develops and sells software solutions for distributing audio-visual content in IPTV and OTT (over-the-top) mode. Keepixo’s solutions enable video
compression and the conversion of audio/video data into the formats and protocols required for Internet routing in IPTV and OTT TV mode (OTT packaging). Keepixo offers a broad range of products, including video encoders and transcoders for live and VOD broadcasting, mosaic TV channel generators and live-to-VOD recording solutions for catch-up TV services. For more information please visit www.keepixo.com.