D2 Selects ATEMEs Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV Network

Date: 12/12/2017

D2 Selects ATEMEs Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV Network

ATEME announced today that D2, a UK-based media, broadcast and telecommunications services company, has selected ATEMEs TITAN solution for one of its clients. ATEMEs TITAN solution is being used for the UK-wide DTT services to encode more than 150 channels and deliver premium video quality to viewers, while also allowing for the best possible use of the available bandwidth.

ATEME provided D2 with a complete video headend, which included the software-based TITAN Live, Mux and ATEME Management System (AMS), as well as all necessary resources required for a high-quality service. As part of the selection process, the TITAN Live encoder and TITAN Mux have been validated at the DTG test facility for use on the UK Freeview network. The TITAN Live is the only software-based encoder currently tested at the facility.

TITAN is a virtualized software-based encoder-transcoder, designed for DTT, DTH and OTT. It supports HEVC, H.264 and MPEG-2 codecs, for mobile to 4K / UHD resolutions. It is a high-density solution that delivers the highest video quality at minimum bitrates. TITAN Live is a complete distribution solution: encoder, transcoder, multiplexer, statmux, packager and origin.

After evaluating several solutions, the bandwidth efficiency and video quality offered by ATEMEs TITAN, alongside a software-based system approach, met our requirements perfectly, said Kevin Moroney, MD of D2. Dan Cherowbrier, Technical & Ops Director, D2, added: The performance and flexibility of ATEMEs solution matched perfectly with our ambition for the next generation of DTT compression not tied to discrete hardware components. The fact that they now have a UK office with experienced sales, design and support teams made us even more confident that ATEME was the right choice.

R©mi Beaudouin, VP Marketing, said: Were thrilled to be working with D2 on this next generation DTT network. With the investment we recently have done both on the TITAN Live product and the UK organization, we are now in a position to address the Tier-1 networks in the UK and let them take advantage of the video compression engine in the TITAN.



Tags: ATEME | D2 | TV Network
Submitted by Elise Ivens-Barnes (Whiteoaks)
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