IHA Turkey selects ATEME to power contribution network

IHA Broadcast Services, Turkey’s leading news agency, is deploying ATEME Kyrion encoders and decoders to upgrade and extend its flyaway and DSNG fleet. Based on the fifth generation STREAM compression engine, the Kyrion encoder and decoder provide the best baseband video quality at minimum bitrates. This solution has been designed for contribution over satellite and IP networks, with added value features such as ultra-fast-boot, ultra-low latency, and ABR output.

“We were looking for a product that combines high video quality with an ease of use that would simplify operations on the field,” said Kazim Aktürk, broadcast director at IHA. “After extensive evaluation of several encoders, we found the ATEME Kyrion encoder and decoder to be the best solution to meet our operational requirements in terms of reliability, low latency and proven interoperability.”

Emmanuel Boureau, vice president of sales at ATEME, said: “Our Kyrion solution is future-proof, with a HEVC software upgrade option and pay-as-you-grow support: SD to HD to UHD, and MPEG2 to H.264 to HEVC. IHA is deploying the best-in-class solution while ensuring the future of its service with continue video quality enhancements.”

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