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Broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT delivery solutions provider ATEME has renewed its partnership with broadcasting equipment supplier Hitachi Kokusai Linear.

corporate hkl 23April2019The new partnership will see ATEME supply the firm whose reach extends from Brazil and international markets with its Kyrion encoders which offer multi-channel H.264 and HEVC encoding at ‘ultra-low’ latency for a range of digital television applications.

The encoders will see use alongside HKL broadcast transmitters to support the growing demand from the broadcast market in Brazil for high quality video encoding and broadcast transmissions. ATEME believes that its encoding core will allow HKL to save bandwidth and reach its audience with what it says will be ‘revolutionised’ picture quality.

“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 HKL systems engineering general manager Fabio Pina. “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.”