Major Korean Cable TV Broadcasting Center Selects ATEME to Improve Video Quality with Fast Speed Transcoding

CJ Powercast Moves VOD and Catch-Up TV Services to TITAN to Reduce Operating Costs and Complex Workflow Issues

Major Korean Cable TV Broadcasting Center Selects ATEME to Improve Video Quality with Fast Speed TranscodingPARIS – April 24, 2013 – ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry, announced today thatCJ Powercast, a major Korean digital broadcasting service, has selected the ATEME TITAN software platform to reduce complex workflow issues as part of its Video on Demand (VOD) and Catch-up TV content preparation services.

NEWS FACTS:

•As a member of the CJ Entertainment Group, a well-known media conglomerate based in Seoul, Korea, CJ Powercast hosts 62 cable TV channels and provides post-production and digital content warehouse services.

•The company receives VOD assets in all types of formats including the Material eXchange Format (MXF). This is a common container format for professional digital video and audio media that is defined by a set of SMPTE standards. The company has a recurring need to stitch 3-4 of these 15-20 minute MXF files into a consistent one-hour video asset, a time-consuming, labor-intensive process.

•By incorporating ATEME’s TITAN software platform, the company now has the ability to complete these tasks automatically within the transcoding process, with no quality alteration at the stitching points and without human intervention.

SUPPORTING QUOTES:

Jeon ByungWoo, CJ Powercast manager, media platform business service operation team:

“Since incorporating TITAN into our workflow, we have increased efficiency and reduced labor costs by automating many of the time-consuming tasks associated in content preparation.”

Eunsook Wi, ATEME APAC operations manager:

“We are proud to be able to assist CJ Powercast in streamlining this large-scale operation with our TITAN product. Since deploying the software, the company has launched the file delivery service to a number of cable and major IPTV operators.”

About ATEME:
ATEME is a world leading provider of HEVC / H.265, 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. More information is available at www.ateme.com.


ATEME Press Contacts:
Monika Ceskova
ATEME Corporate Marketing
T: +33 1 69 35 89 88
E: press@ateme.com

Kim Dearborn
Nadel Phelan, Inc.
T: +1-831-440-2407
E: kim@nadelphelan.com

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