March 31, 2014 14:00 UTC

Aldea Solutions Selected NTT Electronics' New Encoder "HVE9230" for Sochi Winter Olympic Games to Support 16ch/8PES Audio for the International Multi-Language Program Transmission

YOKOHAMA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Electronics’ New AVC/H.264 Video Encoder “HVE9230” was selected by Aldea Solutions for the worldwide transmission of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, which were held from February 6th to 23rd in 2014. High quality video from the games was carried over the worldwide transmission network of Aldea and delivered to viewers in South America.

"NTT’s encoders were selected for their high quality and reliability to deliver video transmission services to South America and they were well accepted by our customers." said Lionel Bentolila, CEO of Aldea. "We could respond to the expectations of our customers and broadcast the excitement of the competition from the Sochi Winter Olympics. We have started to use NTT codecs at the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and continued to use them for international sports coverage."

"We are pleased that Aldea Solutions, a leader in international sport events video transmission, selected NTT Electronics codecs for the Sochi Winter Olympics, which requires high video quality, low latency transmission and stability." said Hisashi Kasahara, General Manager of the Digital Video & Systems Business Group of NTT Electronics who was delighted to finish the winter games successfully. "It was proven that NTT Electronics’ New AVC/H.264 Encoder ’HVE9230’ supporting 16ch/8PES audio function is very much suitable for broadcasting international multi-languages program”.

About NTT Electronics

NTT Electronics is a market leader in the fields of digital video, photonics and broadband networking. As a member of the NTT Group, one of the world's leading telecommunications companies, NTT Electronics develops and supplies LSI devices and equipment incorporating superior, state-of-the-art technology for video processing and communications.

For more information about the NTT Electronics: http://www.ntt-electronics.com/en/

About Aldea Solutions

Aldea Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of services and solutions for the television and media industries. Established in Montreal, Canada, Aldea provides end-to-end worldwide transmission services using fiber and satellite facilities and operates the first Pan-American fully automated fiber-based network for broadcast services with points-of-service in major cities throughout the Americas, and with international points-of-presence in Europe. Services include full time and occasional use offerings, content management, HD encoding and other production and transmission services for events. The Company’s services are used by leading major broadcasters and media companies around the world for the transmission of sports, news and television programming.

For more information about the Aldea Solutions: http://www.aldea.tv/

Contacts

NTT Electronics Corporation (NEL)
Daisuke Yoshida, +81-45-414-9180
Senior Sales Director
Overseas System Business Division
sys-info-w@ntt-el.com


Source: NTT Electronics Corporation