ATEME Completes MPEG-4 Interoperability Tests with Tilgin Set-top Box

ATEME, a leading provider of MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 live encoders and storage encoders, successfully completed interoperability tests with the Mood 300 IP Set-top Box, Tilgin’s high-performance IP set-top for personalized SD entertainment.

Tilgin Mood 300 IP Set-top Box

ATEME 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 the Personal Video Recorder equipped Mood 300 IP Set-top Box, enable significant time saving and risk reduction for Telcos 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 in Chiba City, Japan, on Ateme booth (# 6210).

About Tilgin
Tilgin designs and delivers premier IP customer premise equipment (CPE) for advanced Triple Play and IMS-based services. Supporting the full convergence of voice, video and data, Tilgin takes a unique network systems approach to CPE that enables providers to offer a rich portfolio of dynamic and differentiated next-generation broadband services. Tilgin’s comprehensive product portfolio of IP Residential Gateways, Set-top boxes and related management applications, offers service providers unprecedented return on investment – delivering new service revenues and impressive cost savings over the lifetime of the product. Tilgin was founded in 1997 under the name i3 micro technology. It is headquartered in Kista, Sweden, with southern European sales office in Paris, and U.S. subsidiary in Seattle.

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.