VITEC strengthens its position in the broadcast market with Telairity acquisition

"VITEC's HEVC technology and streaming expertise address a growing need for broadcasters to reduce bandwidth requirements while maximising video quality"
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VITEC, a specialist in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced the acquisition Telairity, a provider of H.264 encoding workflow solutions to broadcasters worldwide.

The strategic acquisition of Telairity further strengthens VITEC's position in the broadcast market," said Mark D'Addio, VITEC's senior vice president, sales and marketing. "VITEC's HEVC technology and streaming expertise address a growing need for broadcasters to reduce bandwidth requirements while maximising video quality."

Matt McKee, formerly at Telairity, has joined VITEC as director of broadcast sales. He added, "Telairity customers have been asking for a compelling reason to upgrade their broadcast links. VITEC HEVC solutions offer the highest levels of network efficiency, video quality, and reliability especially for Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and contribution applications."

According to VITEC, HEVC technology and solutions are designed to make it more efficient than ever to deliver the highest- quality IPTV streams over satellite links, private networks, and the internet. 

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