ATEME to Support China’s Video Industry with AVS2 Integration

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, SAO PAULO, March 11, 2021 – ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced it has integrated the second-generation Audio Video Standard (AVS2) into its TITAN range of products. AVS2 is the digital audio and video compression standard formulated by the Audio and Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China which aims to meet the needs of China’s audio and video industry.

By integrating AVS2 into ATEME’s TITAN solutions, ATEME reinforces its commitment to the Chinese market. ATEME has a solid reputation in China for being a reliable provider of innovative video processing solutions. This latest development comes as the Chinese video industry continues to face a changing landscape with an increasing number of cable operators powering UHD broadcast and OTT services. ATEME’s Chinese customers, all of whom are major tier-1 players, are now able to take advantage of high video quality at lower bitrate and HDR technology to offer viewers an amazing quality of experience. 

Positioned as an alternative solution to HEVC or AV1 on the Chinese market, AVS2’s primary application is Ultra HD video, supporting the efficient compression of ultra-high-resolution (4K and above) and HDR.

Xiao Zhang, Sales Director, ATEME, commented: “Our technology powers hundreds of 4K broadcast channels worldwide and our solutions are highly scalable for HDR. The full control of these technologies grants not only unmatched performance but also a high level of flexibility. With AVS2 integrated into our TITAN solution line, we’re reaffirming our commitment to our Chinese customers and giving them the tools they need to offer unparalleled video quality in what is an increasingly competitive landscape.”

About ATEME:

ATEME enables content owners, broadcasters and service providers to captivate their audiences with a superior quality of experience, so they can boost viewership engagement, acquire new customers, and unleash new monetization potential.

ATEME’s multi-codec encoding, any-format origin/packaging, scalable cloud DVR, audience-aware CDN and revenue-generating dynamic ad insertion solutions powers thousands of the world’s leading studios, content owners, broadcasters, and terrestrial, cable, satellite, IPTV and OTT streaming service providers to deliver higher-quality content to billions of viewers on any screen.

ATEME has repeatedly innovated in fields ranging from visual quality to smart caching and analytics. Its multiple-award-winning R&D teams ensure that ATEME remains a future-proof partner through active participation in forums and associations including DVB, SMPTE, ATSC, AOM, MPEG Streaming Video Alliance, CMAF-IF and 3GPP.

Founded in 1991, ATEME has 450 employees in its headquarters in France and offices around the world: USA, Brazil, UK, Spain, Germany, Russia, the UAE, Singapore, Korea and Australia.

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Since 2014, ATEME is listed on the Paris Euronext market (ISIN: FR0011992700) and a member of its Tech 40 index. With 2020 revenues of €71 M revenues, in January 2021 the company finalized its acquisition of Anevia, a provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions.

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