MStar confirms HEVC decoder interoperability with ATEME encoders

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 
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MStar Announces Successful Interoperation of HEVC Decoder with ATEME Encoder

MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for TV, set-top-box, display and digital home solutions, today announced that all its chipsets which support the HEVC standard decoder (ISO/IEC 23008-2/ITU-T H.265) have been successfully tested for interoperability with TITAN, ATEME’s high video quality, high density software compression solution. As the trend of 4K contents delivered as HEVC compressed format, consumers can enjoy superior video quality experience consistently with MStar inside HEVC-ready products, either from broadcast, OTT or personal video recorder. With interoperability ready between these two companies of highest share in the head-end encoder and TV/set-top-box chipset markets, it positively promotes Ultra HD content deploy quickly in the coming years.

“ATEME pioneered the development of the HEVC CODEC, including participation and leadership of various industry groups and standardization bodies” said Michel Artières, CEO of ATEME “ATEME HEVC is a high video quality solution, compliment to the standard, and can be decoded by any HEVC decoder, including MStar’s next generation TV and STB SOC”,

“MStar is the leader of the HEVC SOC shipment and already passed multiple interoperable tests since 2013.” said Patrick Molin, Sales and Marketing Director of MStar Semiconductor, Inc. “The successful interoperability testing with ATEME shows that our solution is completely compatible, stable and this can reduce our customer’s development costs and time to market to meets their business goal.”

The cooperation between ATEME and MStar Semiconductor, Inc. is expected to be a solid foundation of HEVC solution quality.