ATEME Allows Hitachi Kokusai to Push Out High-Quality Video Encoding, Broadcast Transmissions

ATEME has renewed its partnership with Hitachi Kokusai Linear, a supplier of broadcasting equipment in Brazil and international markets. The new partnership will see ATEME supply the firm with ultra-low latency Kyrion encoders.

ATEME’s Kyrion offers high video quality, multi-channel H.264 and HEVC encoding designed to address a broad range of digital television applications. Its state-of-the-art encoding core will allow HKL to save bandwidth and reach its audience with a revolutionized picture quality.

The encoders will be used alongside HKL broadcast transmitters to support the growing demand from the broadcast market in Brazil for high-quality video encoding and broadcast transmissions.

Kyrion is a proven high quality, ultra-low latency encoder that fit with any distribution architecture. HKL will also benefit from ATEME’s continued commitment to evolve the Kyrion platform.

“We are always looking for ways to improve the quality of products and services we offer our clients and we believe that ATEME plays an important role in allowing us to do this,” said Fabio Pina, Systems Engineering General Manager, HKL. “Our high-quality broadcast transmitters used in conjunction with ATEME’s high-quality ISDB-T Kyrion video encoder represent an important differential in our product line.”

“At ATEME Brazil, we are delighted to continue this long-standing partnership with HKL,” commented Luis Silva, Sales Director, ATEME. “We are confident that our Kyrion family of encoders and decoders will help HKL to continue to offer the best support to its broadcast customers, as well as its growing customer base.”

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