Coship Completes MPEG-4 Interoperability Tests with ATEME

ATEME, a leading provider of MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 live encoders and storage encoders, successfully completed interoperability tests with Coship, a leading provider of international mainstream decoding solutions.

ATEME announced today that it has engaged in a wide qualification and interoperability testing effort with available MPEG-4 decoding solutions. This process covers in particular the ability of the decoding solution to support all tools of the MPEG-4 standard – as used in a best-in-class encoder implementation, the robustness to network failures – most important to IPTV customers, and for HD decoders the rendering capabilities with commercially available HD displays.

The proven interoperability with outstanding picture quality of Ateme encoders and Coship decoding solutions enable significant time saving and risk reduction for Telcos, cable or satellite operators to deploy MPEG-4 AVC based services.

ATEME’s MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 video compression solutions will be demonstrated at:

InterBEE 2006 show – November 15-17, 2006
Chiba City, Japan, on Ateme booth (# 6210)

About Coship
Coship is a well-known Hi-tech company, who has the largest production base in STB field in China, applying itself to the industry in digital TV, cable TV, satellite communication, optical communication and LED displays. With the biggest R&D team, Coship has brought out series of STB products integrated with many known mainstream CA and middleware and has many other products, including digital IRD, data broadcast system, interactive TV system, HDTV/SDTV system, real-time OS.

ATEME is a world-leading provider of MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 video compression solutions. The superior quality of its encoding technology makes it the best choice for demanding mobile to HD applications. ATEME’s customers benefit from the highest quality video at the lowest bit rates.