Vitec Enables Enterprise IPTV Customers to View Secure Multicast Video on LG webOS-based Smart Signage Displays

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions announced a technical collaboration with LG Business Solutions that allows enterprise customers to effectively and securely deliver — and playback — real-time multicast MPEG video on LG’s smart digital signage displays

VIVitec Enables Enterprise IPTV Customers to View Secure Multicast Video on LG webOS-based Smart Signage DisplaysTEC has developed a new webOS app that extends the middleware capabilities of its award winning EZ TV IPTV and Digital Signage Platform to LG’s series of displays equipped with the webOS Signage 4.1 smart platform.

VITEC’s innovative webOS app integrates seamlessly into its EZ TV Platform, allowing enterprise users to rapidly deploy advanced IPTV and Digital Signage capabilities — including the ability to tune into secure satellite TV, cable TV, and in-house multicast streams.

Eli Garten, SVP Product, VITEC, said:

This collaboration with LG introduces a new powerful webOS extension to VITEC’s IPTV and Digital Signage Platform,” said Eli Garten, SVP Product at VITEC. “VITEC’s enterprise IPTV offering has always been about providing a scalable, secure, and engaging experience for enterprise customers that need to distribute multicast video over their IT network. While there are examples of applications for playback of multicast video on various smart TVs, VITEC has worked diligently to identify a Display partner that meets our robust performance requirements for mission-critical IPTV applications. Working with LG, we can now support the most demanding IPTV applications in a secure, technologically effective and cost-efficient manner.

Gianni Restaino, Engineering VP, LG Business Solutions, said

Enterprise customers are looking for high-performance displays that can be quickly deployed to support the best content in a secure manner,” said Gianni Restaino, engineering vice president at LG Business Solutions USA. “Working with VITEC supports the delivery of encrypted IP video streams across enterprise applications at corporate, government, and sports facilities with a reliable, robust and secure end-to-end solution.


VITEC is a leading worldwide end-to-end video streaming solutions provider for broadcast, military and government, corporate, sports and entertainment venues. Combining broadcasting with live streaming capabilities, VITEC’s H.265 (HEVC) and H.264 offering is the most extensive in the market with encoding and decoding appliances, IPTV solutions for desktops and mobile devices, and PCI cards with SDK for integration projects. VITEC’s intuitive digital video solutions can be tailored to each customer’s unique market needs, delivering easy-to-use technology that ensures high-quality, low-latency HD video, capturing live and recorded events for seamless distribution in a multitude of formats anytime, anywhere, to any device.

Since 1988, VITEC has been a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, recording, conversion, archiving, and streaming over IP. In keeping with the company’s tradition of innovation, VITEC is the first company to bring bandwidth-efficient HEVC compression technology into the field with portable streaming appliances.