Elemental, CTCSP Partner to Expand Multiscreen Video Market in Japan

Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today
announced a strategic partnership with CTCSP to provide state-of-the-art video encoding and transcoding solutions to streaming service providers in Japan. This is enabled through the combination of Elemental’s high performance video processing systems and CTCSP’s broad systems integration expertise in the region.

Together, the companies have secured significant customer wins in the region, including FUJITSU LIMITED, IIJ (Internet Initiative Japan, Inc.), and JISS (Japan Institute of Sports Sciences). Elemental
currently serves more than 100 enterprise customers worldwide, including premier brands such as Comcast, Disney, Eurosport and HBO.

CTCSP is a group company of CTC, also known as ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation. One of the largest IT solution providers in Japan, CTCSP is a leading provider of content delivery systems with a nationwide sales force, professional service and 24×7 on-site support capabilities. In particular, CTCSP has deep expertise in multimedia and video technology across various industry segments in Japan, including broadcast, Internet and telecommunications.

“CTCSP has a well-respected sales and support team in Japan with deep expertise in the video infrastructure business,” said Dan Marshall, SVP worldwide sales and service at Elemental Technologies. “Combining that expertise with our award-winning transcoding solutions will allow us to best serve premium multiscreen broadcasters, programmers and service providers throughout Japan.”

“Solutions from Elemental allow our customers to deliver video streams of the highest quality to PCs, tablets and mobile devices with unprecedented performance that enables less expensive operational
cost,” said Shinji Kumazaki, president of CTCSP. “Video processing from Elemental lets us achieve this with a higher degree of interoperability and with highly optimized H.264, MPEG-2 and VC-1 codec developed by Elemental themselves for high quality streaming to smartphones and other devices.”

CTCSP currently provides full-scale service to customers as an Elemental representative to meet the growing industry demand for multiscreen video solutions.

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