NAB 2023: Ateme Launches NextGen Statmux Bringing 20% Efficiency Gains in NextGen TV
Ateme announces the launch of NextGen Statmux, designed for NextGen TV and other IP-based streaming services. This technology enables 20% greater efficiency in video delivery over existing solutions, making it possible to add an extra service – even in UHD – in the same statistical multiplex / digital headend.
The new NextGen Statmux is designed to work with the NextGen TV standard ATSC 3.0. Typically, statmux solutions are in a transport stream environment and separated from the IP streaming delivery. By combining these two environments, Ateme is able to create an integrated, end-to-end statmux, from encoding to multicast, with dynamic statmux allocation. This creates greater efficiencies and eliminates the need for padding, thereby enabling zero null packets. With its increased efficiency, NextGen Statmux optimizes resource consumption, contributing to reduced carbon emissions.
Moreover, NextGen Statmux can be optimized with a reduced statmux bandwidth to enable Datacasting in the NextGen TV environment.
Julien Mandel, Senior Marketing Director, Contribution and Distribution at Ateme, says, “Ateme’s NextGen Statmux maximizes efficiency, enabling more channel choice for viewers, while maintaining the ability to provide exciting interactive features and monetization opportunities with Datacasting. We look forward to demonstrating it at NAB 2023.”