Elemental streams Qatar TV and Al Kass Sports content
March 11, 2015
Elemental Technologies, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has announced the selection of its video processing systems to stream video content for Qatar TV and its sister network, the Al Kass Sports Channel (Al Kass Sports Channels). The Arabic networks are using solutions from Elemental to process and deliver video for distribution to a worldwide audience on mobile phones and tablets, generate additional advertising revenue and prepare for World Cup 2022.
“Our state-of-the-art broadcast operations rival any in the global media market today and are future-proofed to support major events in the future, such as the 2022 World Cup,” said Essa Ahmad Al Hitmi, Al Kass Head of IT Broadcast. “Powerful video processing systems from Elemental enable us to offer fresh content to millions of viewers through a refined mobile experience. The company’s leading-edge support of real-time 4K / HEVC is vital as we undertake early preparation for the biggest sports event in Qatari history.”