Monthly February, 2013


High fidelity video compression for broadcast
and broadband.

Join us for a webinar on 5th of March, 12 pm EST

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Thomas Burnichon, ATEME Product Marketing Manager

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EAVC4 is ATEME’s latest generation of MPEG-4 / H.264 software encoding core. On top of market-leading video quality at the most challenging bitrates, it provides outstanding throughput.
EAVC4 is exclusively available in TITAN File and TITAN KFE 3.x versions, that are now being rolled out in several major production facilities.
Now is the perfect time to join the club !

Discussion key points:

  • Feature-set and performance update
  • Use cases demonstration

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Thomas Burnichon, Product Marketing Manager
Mike Antonovich, Senior VP and GM, Americas
Gregory Cox, Field Applications Engineer

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ATEME will be visiting the BVE-Expo 2013 in London on Tuesday 26th and Thursday 27th of February, 2013.

Maurizio Corazzini, ATEME Sales Manager for Europe, will be ready to meet you there and discuss how ATEME can meet your needs now and in the future.

To schedule a meeting with Maurizio, please contact him at:

Carnival Parties from Salvador and Rio were backhauled with superior quality by Brazil’s leading SNG Operator using ATEME Encoders and Decoders

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ATEME, a leading provider of video compression systems for the broadcast industry, announced today that its Kyrion line of MPEG-4 4:2:2 encoders and decoders was deployed broadly this month by Casablanca Online to cover the Brazilian carnival events in Salvador da Bahia and Rio de Janeiro.

The carnival coverage from the North of Brazil to Rio and Sao Paulo mobilized a fleet of more than twenty DSNG trucks, manned by more than forty operators. Over the seven day event, more than six hundred hours of live content were delivered to broadcasters such as TV Globo, SBT, TV Bandeirantes and RedeTV, as well as to web portals such as Terra and Youtube, providing live coverage of what is considered the world’s largest party. Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Casablanca Online is the leading independent integrator and operator of DSNG vehicles in Brazil, trusted by all leading broadcasters to cover headline news and events nationwide.

“Our clients love the ATEME picture quality, it preserves a high level of detail and color integrity, even on very complex crowd scenes like the carnival,” commented Alex Pimentel, Casablanca Online’s General Manager. “Another advantage of using ATEME encoders is that they are fully interoperable with all receiver brands; this is crucial for a multi-client operator like Casablanca Online,” added Pimentel.

ATEME is broadly deployed in Brazil for ISDB-T digital terrestrial television, Video on Demand and live streaming to multiple screens. Since the beginning of 2013, the company appointed a senior application engineer locally to support its integration and distribution partners in the country. Raul Rivera, ATEME’s VP of Sales for Central America and Latin America, confirms: “ Brazil is the centerpiece of our development plans in the region; throughout this year we will be increasing our investment in a support infrastructure that allows us to deliver best in class service to Brazilian clients. Winning the trust of such a prestigious client as Casablanca Online was a milestone for ATEME.”

About Casablanca Online
CASABLANCA ONLINE is one of the most complete services provider of satellite LIVE transmissions and a pioneer in High Definition and 3D with thousands of successful Brazilian, South American and International events over 15 years. Casablanca Online has its own industrial division for truck’s integration and satellite antenna manufacturing with the largest fleet of DSNG mobile units in Brazil.

ATEME is a world leading provider of H.265 / HEVC; MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links, distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications.

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ATEME Press Contact:
Monika Ceskova Fourneaux
ATEME Corporate Marketing
T: +33 1 69 35 89 88

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Gustavo Dutra, ATEME Field Applications Engineer

Gustavo Dutra has been appointed ATEME Field Applications Engineer for LATAM. Gustavo is based in Brazil and supports the ATEME technical team.

Dutra worked for almost six years as a project engineer at TV Globo in Brazil, involved in projects for digital transmission links (satellite, fiber and microwave), distribution VHEs for ISDB-T applications and the study and development of Multiscreen applications. Prior to TV Globo, Dutra worked for Claro, a Telecom company in Brazil part of the Telmex group. He also had a quick experience at Michael Page International – Brazil before joining ATEME and will bring the expertise from these industries to the ATEME team.

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ATEME debates on Ultra HD at the 3D & Ultra HD Group conference at Eutelsat
From left: Claude Stoffel, ATEME; Michel Chabrol, Eutelsat; Jerome Vieron, ATEME

ATEME participated at the round table of 3D & Ultra HD Group, dedicated mainly to the Ultra HD and its future development, on Thursday, the 7th of February 2013 in Paris, hosted at Eutelsat Communications and organised by Michel Chabrol. Main speakers from various companies and associations such as UER / EBU, Technicolor, Dolby, Mikros and France Télévisions presented their analysis and research on the Ultra HD requirements needed to be put in place in order to deliver the 4K to home end users. Great attention was paid to the quality of Ultra HD image its color depth and the surround sound inovation.

ATEME is currently working on the H.265/HEVC codec which was standardized by ITU late this January. By using the new H.265/HEVC the bandwidth reduction would be considerable and so broadcasters would be able to offer more content while keeping excellent video quality of image, so called “Ultra HD”.
Many questions concerning this subject were adressed to Jérome Vieron, ATEME specialist on HEVC, who pointed out the expected release of the ATEME HEVC encoder, which will be coming very soon.

Kyrion CM4101 & DR8400 manufactured by ATEME is the recipient of a 2009 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine


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