ATEME delivers HD and 4K for EBU
Broadcast industry video compression provider ATEME has delivered 700 Kyrion units to date to the European Broadcasting Union. EBU¹s global video network has been carrying all of the 64 Football World Championship matches in HD format, as well as all of the 4K television production of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 4K live coverage included the matches on June 28 (Round of 16) and July 4 (Quarter-Final) and will also include the upcoming July 13 (Final).
Paolo Pusterla, head of procurement & network partnerships, EBU, said: “ATEME is our encoder manufacturer of choice, most notably for the World Cup. We are delighted to work further with ATEME to produce the live 4K transmissions of the FIFA World Cup.”