AVIWEST and B <> COM join forces for the joint development of tomorrow’s video broadcasting systems.

6 July 2018

To work on new low-bitrate, low-latency video compression systems, AVIWEST, a Breton small business that’s world-renowned in the field of video transmission, has joined b<>com.
SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, France — June 28, 2018 — Founded in 2008 and based in Saint-Grégoire in Ille-et-Vilaine, Aviwest is a world leader in the broadcast sector. The video solutions developed by AVIWEST, which enable the transmission of live images via 3G/4G cellular networks, are distributed in over 120 countries worldwide.

The teams at b<>com and AVIWEST will work together in Rennes starting this summer. An employee of AVIWEST will join b<>com’s New Media Formats lab in order to work on new low-bitrate, low-latency video compression systems. This collaboration will make it possible to incorporate these new technology bricks into AVIWEST’s current product lines and explore the innovation possibilities offered by b<>com’s 5G experiment platform, particularly for developing new video transmission systems.

“ We are proud and delighted to count the company AVIWEST among our members. It’s a world leader in contributing and broadcasting high-quality video content. Its products are very successful. Besides these areas of excellence, we will work together on the opportunities offered by 5G networks. This is a new example of how our skills have broad applications and how b<>com’s efforts to offer its members the latest experimental platforms are coming together.

Bertrand Guilbaud CEO of b<>com
“ We’ve always been working on developing high added-value solutions adapted to our clients’ practices. We must keep innovating and incorporating the latest technologies into our products. Collaborating with b<>com enables us to anticipate our clients’ future needs and preserve our technological and competitive advantage.

Erwan Gasc CEO of AVIWEST

about Aviwest

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