Playout service provider Basmedia, is launching a new HEVC UHD service using Ateme’s Titan Live. The channel, Festival 4K, will launch in France.
“Basmedia is always searching for innovative partners to provide solutions for breakthrough channels like Festival 4K,” said Bas Ardesch, Basmedia “The Titan Live enables us to offer 4K-UHD services, using COTS servers, while delivering high video quality with high density for our customers.”
Emmanuel Boureau, VP sales at Ateme added: “Titan Live enabled Festival 4K to launch as the first 100 per cent 4K-UHD native channel in France. Our future-proof solution has been smoothly deployed by various tier one broadcasters and service providers all around the world due to our global experience in UHD deployments, as well seamless integration with TV Globo eco-system, from the CDN to mobile device players and set-top-boxes.”
Titan Live is a virtualised software-based encoder-transcoder, with support for HEVC, H264 and MPEG2. It is based on Ateme’s fifth generation Stream compression engine, and can be easily upgraded to support HEVC and 4K-UHD.