Ateme to Showcase Video Compression Innovations at SMPTE Media Technology Summit

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Paris, France, October 5, 2023Ateme, a global leader in video compression and delivery solutions, will take center stage with video compression innovations at the SMPTE Media Technology Summit, which brings together film-technology experts to discuss the latest solutions to industry challenges. Two papers written or co-written by Ateme will be presented during the session: Video Codecs and Encoding: Film Grain Modeling for HEVC Decoders, Context-Aware Encoding, Hybrid Codecs.

Session details:

Both presentations offer industry leaders the invaluable opportunity to gain firsthand access to emerging trends and innovations that are crucial to their decision-making processes.


The session will begin with Dan Grois’s presentation at 10 am (PST) on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, and continue until 11.30 am with three more presentations, including one by Thomas Guionnet.


The session will take place in Presentation Room 1 at the SMPTE Media Technology Summit: Ray Dolby Ballroom, fifth floor of Ovation Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028, USA.


John Ferder, Governor at Large, Fellow, SMPTE, will chair the session, and the two papers will be presented as follows:

  • Thomas Guionnet, Fellow Research Engineer at Ateme, and Alex Giladi, Fellow, Advanced Technologies at Comcast, will present: Making film grain great again: AV1-compatible film grain modeling for existing HEVC decoders.
  • Thomas Guionnet, Fellow Research Engineer at Ateme, will present The future of video compression ‒ Moving beyond hybrid codecs with machine learning.

About Ateme

Ateme is a global leader of video compression and delivery solutions, helping tier-one content providers, service providers and streaming platforms boost their viewers’ engagement and reduce churn.
Leveraging an R&D task force that is unique in the video industry, Ateme’s solutions power sustainable TV services, improve end-users’ quality of experience, optimize the total cost of ownership of TV/VOD services, and generate new revenue streams based on personalization and ad insertion. Beyond offering technological agility, Ateme partners with its customers, offering flexible business models that match their financial priorities.

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