ATEME expands its presence in Americas

Leading provider of broadcast quality encoders & transcoders makes key appointments and opens new offices in the region.

Miami, Florida, April 6th, 2011- ATEME, a market innovator in video compression and encoding technologies, has recently made some significant changes to its coverage of the Americas region.

Effective March first ATEME has established its regional headquarters in Miami, FL to cover both Latin America and the Eastern USA. Combined with the company location in Hollywood, CA, the new office will give ATEME presence on both US coasts and strong infrastructure to support customer deployments in the region.

ATEME is also proud to announce that Raul Rivera has recently joined in the role of director of sales activities for Latin America. Mr. Rivera brings years of experience and industry knowledge acquired at Netgem, Minerva and Arris. Mr. Rivera brings an excellent perspective of the Telco and cable operator space and the OTT (over the top) video market. OTT is a major driver of ATEME’s growth as the company designs transcoders for web, mobile and TV delivery of both file and live content.

Additionally, ATEME announces Gustavo Marra has recently joined to lead ATEME engineering activities in the entire region. During eight years at TV Globo Mr. Marra has been directly involved in the roll out of Digital Terrestrial Television in Brazil. Mr. Marra will bring key insight from a broadcaster’s perspective as ATEME further deploys its popular ISDB-Tb solutions for HD, SD and 1SEG broadcast in the region. He will also bring invaluable experience of contribution applications, a market where ATEME’s offer includes MPEG-2 all the way to MPEG-4 4:2:2 10 bit and AVC-I encoders and decoders.

With these changes ATEME personnel in the Americas region now sits at 10 employees, a token of the company commitment to and success in the region only two years after incorporation in the USA. The growth projected in the region remains strong for 2011 and with these key additions and office openings the company is in an excellent position to meet and exceed customers’ expectations.

About ATEME

ATEME is a world leading provider of 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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