Genesis-Networks Inc. selects ATEME latest MPEG4 4:2:2 10-bit contribution technology for FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon tennis tournament

Genesis-Networks Inc., a world-wide leader in the provision of permanent, occasional-use and special events transmission services, has selected ATEME’s latest compression technology for servicing its blue chip customers during the FIFA World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

More than 30 units of the ATEME CM4101 MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 encoders and DR8400 decoders were deployed to cover both events simultaneously.

“We are committed to providing our customers with the most flexible and future proof solutions available on the market. We selected ATEME, as they offered us the only available multi-format solution able to encode and decode streams from MPEG-2 SD to MPEG-4 4:2:2 with 10-bit resolution. The equipment was deployed with very short notice, with excellent post sale-support and worked perfectly in a variety of customer configurations” said Jeremy Dujardin, CTO at Genesis Networks.

Claude Stoffel, Director Sales and Business development at ATEME, added “We are very proud to be supplying Genesis Networks, a leader in transmission services, with our latest generation of encoding and decoding equipment. This validates that our latest compression solutions are a perfect fit for transmitting the most prestigious sporting events to the most important marquee customers. ”

About Genesis- Networks Inc.
Genesis Networks, Inc. operates one of the world’s most advanced video fiber networks, providing service across 70 cities on five continents. Genesis Networks provides broadcasters, cable networks, production companies, and corporations with high-quality customized global video transmission services that are reliable, flexible, and affordable. The Genesis Networks platform is a next-generation, IP-based fiber and satellite video network with cutting-edge switching and compression technologies. The company’s network operations center in New York City maintains the health and standards of the global network while the Genesis Networks proprietary software system, IRIS, gives clients remote, real-time network monitoring, scheduling, and control capabilities.

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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